Over the past two years writing for Real Money I have weighed in a couple of times with my technical "two cents" on gold and select mining companies. It seems like a broken record at times but the long-term argument in favor of gold is that it is.
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Using funds ' historical annual report net expense ratio data, we find that higher- rated funds have consistently been cheaper than lower- rated funds . Indeed, the average cost difference between 5-star and 1-star funds was nearly 0.60% during this span.
On average, actively managed mutual funds charge 1.30% in annual fees, according to fund tracker Morningstar, and index funds charge ... investors can buy shares of SPDR Gold Shares ETF (symbol GLD), which tracks the spot price of gold and is physically.
mutual funds and ETFs, Morningstar upgraded five, downgraded seven, put three funds under review and affirmed the ratings on 57, including two target date series. It also initiated ratings on 14 funds, only one of which merited Gold : Vanguard's.
CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar , Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has published a summary of Morningstar Analyst Rating ™ activity for 84 U.S. mutual funds and exchange-traded funds .
I love the gold naysayers. These were the same folks who were falling over themselves to buy at $1,900 in 2011. They're the same geniuses who say rising interest rates are bearish despite the fact that after four rate hikes and a 400% increase in the.
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In fact, they yanked more than $14 billion from U.S. stock mutual funds and ... to precious metal funds, as gold prices soared to record highs above $1,800 an ounce. They parked a bulk of the money in SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) and iShares Comex Gold.
Bitcoin has taken some of the air out of gold recently, but that's a good thing, not a bad thing. Now gold can trade like a normal industrial commodity and inflation hedge, with moves that are more rational and not driven by tsunamis of fickle.