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- Fund Family BlackRock iShares
- Assets Under Management 307,372,000
- Market Capitalization, $K 307,372
- Shares Outstanding, K 12,850
- 60-Month Beta -0.16
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+0.23 (+0.97%)since 12/27/19
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+1.41 (+6.28%)since 10/25/19
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+7.29 (+43.94%)since 01/25/19
The announced Kirkland-Detour merger news has put the spotlight on gold mining ETFs.
We study the impact of rising geopolitical tensions and slowing global growth on the demand for bullion-backed ETFs.
These global ETF areas have delivered better returns in Q3 than the key U.S. indexes.
The year 2019 so far has been kind to the U.S. stock market, despite a myriad of woes such as lingering trade woes, recession fears, geopolitical tension and Brexit issues.
Wall Street recorded back-to-back weekly gains on optimism around U.S.-China trade relations.
August has been all about renewed trade tensions and a host of global rate cuts. These ETF areas were the winning and losing ones.
We have highlighted four sector ETFs that have gained handsomely in August and could be better plays in the months ahead, provided the same trends prevail.
Trade has played foul on Wall Street throughout August, sending the broad indices into a tailspin, thus compelling investors to flock to gold as a great store of value and hedge against market turmoil....
Though the broad stock market has been in red this month so far, there are few corners that are easily outperforming.
Given the optimism and intense buying pressure on gold, investors have a long list of options, in both the ETF & stock world, to tap the metal's rally.