For decades, maybe even centuries, gold was viewed as a
safe-haven investment. The yellow metal was what investors leaned
on during bear markets for stocks, when the dollar slumped or
when inflation spiked. Not only was gold somewhat safe, but it
was also rewarding to investors during an unprecedented bull
market that spanned 12 years.
That bull market saw gold surge from around $280 in early 2000
to above $1,900 per ounce in August 2011. That is an almost
seven-fold jump, but these days, gold has lost some of its
luster. On April 15, gold suffered its worst-one day performance
in 30 years and now gold bears, many of whom told investors to
stay away from the yellow metal when it was $600, $800 and $1,000
an ounce, are saying gold is in a new bear market.
Whether investors hold gold bars, coins, trade futures or own
such as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:
) and iShares Gold Trust (NYSE:
), they need and want answers in this trying environment for
That is why Benzinga's Marketfy unit has assembled a trio of
sharp minds for a webinar called "Playing The Gold Market: Is It
A Safe Bet?" This premier opportunity,
which investors can register for here
, kicks off Sunday May 5th at 7pm Eastern time.
On the panel will be Price Headley,
and Danny Riley from
Mr. Top Step
and a futures and options trader with over three decades of
experience. They will be joined by Benzinga's Chief ETF Analyst
The ETF Professor. The ETF Professor, a former hedge fund trader,
portfolio on Marketfy
Consider this: The SPDR Gold Shares, once the second-largest
ETF in the world by assets, is down almost eight percent in just
the past month. Silver has been worse as the iShares Silver Trust
) has plunged over 14 percent. Put simply, investors that own or
want to be involved with precious metals should not miss this
webinar on Sunday May 5 at 7pm EST.
This is not an entry-level get together. Sunday's webinar
gives attendees access to three traders with over six decades of
combined market experience. The panel for this live discussion
will be covering information on gold that is pertinent to serious
trader and investors.
Each panelist will speak for 10 minutes and that will be
followed by a 30-minute Q&A session where no gold-related
topic is off limits. As a small preview, expect the ETF Professor
to discuss the
the failure of gold mining stocks
and investors can profit from that trend.
Remember this is a
for those that are even thinking about getting involved with
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