You have to look beyond stocks to get a full picture of what's happening in the financial markets.
News & Analysis: SPDR Gold Trust
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When investors worry, they often flock to gold -- but today it could be too late to play that game. Here's why gold may not be a good call today.
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Many see gold as a safe haven in times of trouble, but you still have to be careful.
Can you count on these funds to get the job done in the long run?
Gold is up about 20% over the past year, and these gold stocks have done better than that. Do they have further to rise?
Consumer staple stocks, Chinese stocks, and gold prices could all rally this year.