Posts Tagged ‘SPDR Gold Trust’

Paulson Stays in Blackstone Hotel

December 2, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

After an initial public offering pop, hotel (more…)

Sector ETF Trading Takes Off

April 25, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

The exchange-traded fund most used by hedge funds and other traders tracks a broad-based (more…)

Paulson Continues Gold Strategy

March 6, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

In January John Paulson started to climb out of the deep pool of red ink he got into last year but in February he went the wrong way, in part because gold prices declined. Despite (more…)

Gold, Stock ETFs Notable in Portfolios

June 17, 2011

Paulson & Co.’s $4.4 billion holding in SPDR Gold Trust may be the single largest  investment in an exchange-traded fund. But many hedge funds as well as institutions hold a wide variety of ETFs either as a hedge or an inexpensive way of gaining from the rise of a chosen market. (more…)


New Commodity Indexes Attract Money

May 31, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Commodity index funds that have greater flexibility as to the futures contracts they buy have gained traction with buyers of exchange-traded funds, to judge from the growth of PowerShares DB Commodity Index ETF. (more…)