Investors can access gold in many different ways — from bars and coins to mutual funds and futures contracts. But gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs) offer a high degree of flexibility, transparency, and accessibility to the gold market with the cost-effective liquidity benefits of an ETF wrapper. Learn about the different ways gold can be added to a portfolio and the potential advantages of accessing gold using an ETF.
Im November 2004 legte State Street Global Advisors den SPDR GLD® auf, den ersten US-amerikanischen goldgedeckten ETF. Mit der Einführung von GLD wurde es für Anleger bequem und kostengünstig, Gold in ihr Portfolio aufzunehmen. Wir haben ein engagiertes Team von SPDR-Goldstrategen aufgebaut. Sie helfen Anlegern zu verstehen, wie Gold in ein Portfolio passen kann, und haben 2018 GLDM® als Antwort auf den wachsenden Bedarf der Anleger an einer kostengünstigen, goldgedeckten ETF-Option eingeführt.
SPDR Gold Shares® (GLD®), der weltweit grösste und liquideste goldbasierte ETF, bietet strategischen, langfristigen Anlegern Zugang zum Goldmarkt.3
SPDR Gold MiniShares® (GLDM®) bietet Anlegern einen niedrigeren Aktienpreis und niedrigere Halte kosten bei einer Kostenquote von nur 10 Basispunkten.
1 Bloomberg Finance L.P., & State Street Global Advisors, as of August 31, 2022.
2 Based on AUM. Bloomberg Finance L.P., World Gold Council, and State Street Global Advisors, as of August 31, 2022.
3 Bloomberg Finance L.P, World Gold Council and State Street Global Advisors, data as of August 31, 2022 .
Ein im Handel verwendetes Grundgut, das mit anderen Gütern der gleichen Art austauschbar oder «fungibel» ist. Rohstoffe werden in den meisten Fällen als Vorleistungen für die Produktion anderer Waren oder Dienstleistungen verwendet. Rohöl zum Beispiel ist ein Rohstoff, der zur Herstellung von Kraftstoffen, Heizöl und Schmiermitteln verwendet wird.
Eine Strategie, bei der eine breite Mischung von Anlagen und Anlageklassen kombiniert wird, um das Risiko potenziell zu begrenzen, obwohl Diversifizierung keinen Schutz vor Verlusten bei fallenden Märkten bietet.
Vorteile der Diversifizierung
In der modernen Portfoliotheorie ist die Diversifizierung ein Ansatz, der dazu dient, das Gesamtrisiko des Portfolios zu verringern, indem eine Mischung von Vermögenswerten mit geringen Korrelationen zueinander gehalten wird. Der potenzielle Vorteil des Haltens unkorrelierter Anlagen besteht darin, dass einige Anlagen steigen können, während andere fallen.
Die Fähigkeit, eine Anlage auf dem Markt schnell zu kaufen oder zu verkaufen, ohne dass sich dies auf ihren Preis auswirkt. Eine der wichtigsten Determinanten der Liquidität ist das Handelsvolumen.
Ein risikobasierter Rentabilitätsmessrahmen zur Analyse der risikoadjustierten Finanzleistung; er soll eine konsistente Sicht auf die Rentabilität über verschiedene Vermögenswerte hinweg ermöglichen.
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Investing involves risk, and you could lose money on an investment in each of SPDR® Gold Shares Trust (“GLD®”) and SPDR® Gold MiniShares® Trust (“GLDM®”), a series of the World Gold Trust (together, the “Funds”).
Commodities and commodity-index linked securities may be affected by changes in overall market movements, changes in interest rates, and other factors such as weather, disease, embargoes, or political and regulatory developments, as well as trading activity of speculators and arbitrageurs in the underlying commodities.
Investing in commodities entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors.
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The SPDR Gold Trust (“GLD”) and the World Gold Trust have each filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for GLD and GLDM, respectively. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in the registration statement and other documents each Fund has filed with the SEC for more complete information about each Fund and these offerings. Please see each Fund’s prospectus for a detailed discussion of the risks of investing in each Fund’s shares. The GLD prospectus is available by https://www.ssga.com/etfs/resources/documents/us-fund-docs and the GLDM prospectus is available by https://www.ssga.com/etfs/resources/documents/us-fund-docs. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at sec.gov or by visiting spdrgoldshares.com. Alternatively, the Funds or any authorized participant will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling +41 44 245 70 00.
None of the Funds is an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”). As a result, shareholders of each Fund do not have the protections associated with ownership of shares in an investment company registered under the 1940 Act. GLD and GLDM are not subject to regulation under the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936 (the “CEA”). As a result, shareholders of each of GLD and GLDM do not have the protections afforded by the CEA.
Shares of each Fund trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk and will fluctuate in market value.
The values of GLD shares and GLDM shares relate directly to the value of the gold held by each Fund (less its expenses), respectively. Fluctuations in the price of gold could materially and adversely affect an investment in the shares.
The price received upon the sale of the shares, which trade at market price, may be more or less than the value of the gold represented by them.
None of the Funds generate any income, and as each Fund regularly sells gold to pay for its ongoing expenses, the amount of gold represented by each Fund share will decline over time to that extent.
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