The Gold ETF Offers an Entry

Access to gold can be had in many different ways these days. One of the more popular ways is the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD). Much has been said about gold being a currency on its own or a store of value. But what really moves gold is supply and demand.

When analyzing a so-called "fear trade," it is important to look at the crowd's psychology. Gold moves in relation to inflationary pressure caused by the Federal Reserve injecting more capital into the economy in order to improve growth. By doing so, it weakens the U.S. dollar and causes the demand for gold to surge. Recently, as the euro zone struggles to get its finances in order and the euro takes a huge tumble of its own, we have seen prices of gold in euro terms steadily taking a leap. However, our focus is in terms of the U.S. dollar and what it means for investors who have a position or are looking to take a position in the GLD....450 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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