Physical Silver Trust Premium Collapses – Pairs Trade Returns 10%

May 5, 2011

With the various precious metals ETFs out there and the volatility we’re seeing in the markets now, there are opportunities to exploit market inefficiencies that appear and disappear rather quickly (see more on arbitrage investments).  But investors that are agile can benefit as these scenarios repeat themselves somewhat frequently.  In the past, I benefited from […]

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Pairs Trade in Gold Funds Works Out Beatifully – Sprott PHYS vs. GLD

May 26, 2010

Today, the Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) completed a follow-on offering of trust units at $11.25 per unit.  This was performed in order to acquire physical gold bullion in accordance with the Trust’s objective and subject to the Trust’s investment and operating restrictions.  In other words, the big selling point of this closed-end fund is […]

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