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Could certain commodities ETFs yield a potential gold mine for investors

Posted on 20 February 2014

2013 marked the worst year for gold since 1981. It was the first negative year in 12 years, down -27%. This was mainly attributed to a lack of inflationary pressures and a booming developed equity market. Huge outflows were seen in gold funds and gold ETFs. The largest gold ETF, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), lost over one third of its assets under management.
Gold mining ETFs fared even worse, as Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) fell over -54% in 2013, marking the third consecutive year of losses. Junior miners (GDXJ) were down over -60% in 2013. With gold prices way down, is it finally time to buy back into precious metals?……………………………………….Full Article: Source


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