Gold Trading Flat, A Quick Look at Gold Stocks

Gold prices

Gold is trading pretty much flat today as stocks rally close to or over 1% in today. Gold is currently trading down slightly at $1,695.50. Stocks are rallying today as the U.S. economy shows more signs of improving. The retail sales report came out today and showed retail sales jumped 1.1% marking the biggest gain in five months. It seems consumers bought motor vehicles and other goods despite the rise in gas prices.

Gold is performing more like commodities lately as the price of oil is also falling. It’s hard to be a safe haven investment when the market is currently bullish. If the market was to turn bearish, gold may return back to its old form as investors look to sell stocks and put their money somewhere safe i.e. gold.

Gold Stocks

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) is down 1.51% at $10.75 in midday trading. KGC has traded 3.8 million shares so far today and trades 8.8 million shares a day on average. KGC is down about $0.40 in the past three days as the price of gold has also dropped. The company has a market cap of 12.28 billion.

Goldcorp Incorporated (NYSE:GG) is up 0.76% today at $46.88. GG has traded 1.2 million shares in midday trading and trades close to 5 million shares a day on average. GG shares are up slightly after falling about $1.50 over the past two days. The company has a market cap of 38.01 billion.

Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is up 0.92% today at $16.47. AUY is trading average volume today with 2.6 million shares so far today and trades about 7.1 million shares a day on average. AUY shares fell about $0.50 a share between last Friday and yesterday. The company has a market cap of 12.27 billion.

SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) is down 0.06% today at $164.97. GLD has traded 5.2 million shares so far today and trades 12.8 million shares a day on average. GLD is down a dollar in the past couple of days.

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) is down 0.03% today at $45.62. ABX has traded 2.3 million so far today and trades 7 million shares a day on average. The company has a market cap of 45.66 billion.

Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE:EGO) is up 1.06% in midday trading at $14.36. EGO has traded just over a million shares so far today and trades 3.7 million shares a day on average. EGO is up $0.60 in the past week. The company has a market cap of 7.91 billion.

New Gold Inc. (AMEX:NGD) is down 0.10% today at $10.11. NGD has traded 1.5 million shares so far today and trades 2.7 million shares a day on average. NGD has dropped more than $0.70 a share in the past few days. The company has a market cap of 4.66 billion.

Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG) is up 0.14% today at $14.10. IAG has traded 972 thousand shares so far today and trades 2.4 million shares a day on average. IAG shares have dropped about $0.60 in the past few days before rising slightly today. The company has a market cap of 5.29 billion.

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About Martin Stephenson

An avid market watcher, Martin enjoys the tech arena the most with the Nasdaq being his main area of focus. A finance major, Martin is working to the goal of one day ringing the bell at the NYSE.

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