iShares Gold Trust (IAU)

NYSEARCA: IAU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.21 (-0.62%)
At close: Aug 17, 2022 4:00 PM
-0.07 (-0.21%)
After-hours: Aug 17, 2022 5:33 PM EDT
Assets $28.63B
NAV $33.74
Expense Ratio 0.25%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 848.65M
Dividend (ttm) n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
1-Year Return -1.79%
Volume 5,103,943
Open 33.67
Previous Close 33.71
Day's Range 33.42 - 33.67
52-Week Low 32.20
52-Week High 39.36
Beta 0.12
Holdings 1
Inception Date Jan 21, 2005

About IAU

The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trust"s expenses and liabilities. It is not actively managed. The Trust does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of gold. The advisor intends to constitute a simple and cost-effective means of making an investment similar to an investment in gold. An investment in physical gold requires expensive and sometimes complicated arrangements in connection with the assay, transportation, warehousing and insurance of the metal.

Asset Class Commodity
Sector Metals
Region North America
Issuer BlackRock iShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol IAU
Index Tracked COMEX Gold Futures contract closest to maturity


WTI Stabilizes Above Six-month Lows, Supported By Bullish Weekly US Inventory Figures

WTI was unable to recover back above $90 per barrel, however, amid concerns about potentially higher Russian/Iranian output.

Gold Price Futures (GC) Technical Analysis – Selling Subsides After Less-Hawkish Fed Minutes

This less-hawkish Fed minutes may have stopped the selling on Wednesday, setting up the possibility of a short-term retracement to the upside.

Gold price holding steady loss as Federal Reserve remains focused on inflation threat - Fed Minutes

(Kitco News) - Gold prices remains under pressure but are largely ignoring the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July monetary policy meeting, even as the central banks continues to focus on the ongoin...

Gold, silver down on demand concerns; no reaction to FOMC minutes

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in afternoon U.S. trading Wednesday, amid worries about demand for precious metals following this week's downbeat economic data coming out of China and st...

Gold prices end at a 2-week low, move up in electronic trading after Fed minutes

Gold futures finished at their lowest level in two weeks on Wednesday, then moved up in electronic trading following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting. The minutes, released...

Credit Suisse downgrades its average gold price forecast to $1,725

(Kitco News) - Despite gold's resilience in the challenging environment of rising interest rates and a stronger U.S. dollar, the precious metal faces growing bearish sentiment, according to one market a...

Gold Price Forecast – Gold Markets Have Gone Back and Forth During the Trading Session

Gold markets have gone back and forth during the trading session on Wednesday as we continue to see a lot of noisy trading.

Gold tumbles to 2-week low, pressured by rising dollar, Treasury yields

Gold weakened for a third straight day on Wednesday, sending it to its lowest level in roughly two weeks, as the strong U.S. dollar and rising Treasury yields continued to weigh.

Gold price down but largely ignored mixed U.S. retail sales numbers

(Kitco News) - Gold prices remain under pressure below $1,800 an ounce and is seeing little reaction to mixed U.S. retail sales numbers.

Gold price slide continues amid demand worries; FOMC minutes on deck

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower again in early U.S. trading Wednesday, amid worries about demand for precious metals following this week's downbeat economic data coming out of China and ...

Price of Gold Fundamental Daily Forecast – Traders Betting on Bad News with $1750 on Radar

With the odds of a 75 basis point rate hike creeping up, it looks as if traders have already started to price in bearish news for gold.

Daily Gold News: Wednesday, August 17 – Gold Trades Below the Recent Consolidation

Gold is 0.2% lower this morning, as it is still trading below the $1,800 price level. What about the other precious metals?

Gold Price Futures (GC) Technical Analysis – Drifts Lower Ahead of US Retail Sales, Fed Minutes

Gold could get hit hard on Wednesday if the retail sales are strong and the Fed minutes are hawkish.

WTI Hits Fresh Multi-month Lows in the $85s as Traders Focus on Bleak Demand Outlook

Oil traders pushed WTI prices lower on Tuesday amid fresh signs of global economic weakness.

$2,400 gold will come by 2023, Bitcoin falling to $10k is ‘more probable' than a rally

(Kitco News) - $2,400 gold will come next year, Bitcoin falling to $10k is ‘more probable' than a rally

Gold futures log back-to-back session losses

Gold futures settled lower Tuesday for a second straight session. Prices struggled as U.S. Treasury yields jumped after disappointing data on housing starts, said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at O...

Gold, silver lower as crude oil sinks, bond yields rise

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in near midday Tuesday. Weaker crude oil prices and rising U.S. Treasury bond yields on this say helped to pressure the precious metals markets.

Gold Price Forecast – Gold Markets Give Up Early Gains

Gold markets have given up early gains during the trading session on Tuesday to show signs so much in the way of exhaustion.

Gold prices slide to 1-week low as yellow metal looks to snap longest winning streak this year

Gold prices softened for a second day on Tuesday, sending the most-active futures contract for the yellow metal to its lowest level in a week, as a rebound in the U.S. dollar continued.

Gold prices remain down as U.S. housing construction falls 9.6% in July

(Kitco News) - Tighter financial conditions continues to take its toll on the U.S. housing market as construction on new homes dropped more than expected in July.

Price pressure on gold, silver amid bearish outside markets

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in early U.S. trading Tuesday.

Daily Gold News: Tuesday, August 16 – Gold Price Remains Below the $1,800 Level

Below you will find our Gold, Silver, and Mining Stocks economic news schedule for the next two trading days.

Price of Gold Fundamental Daily Forecast – Recession Fears Drive Safe-Haven Dollar Higher, Bullion Lower

On Tuesday, traders will look for continuing signs of a softening economy in reports on capacity utilization and industrial production.

Future for gold yields is robust as monetary conditions tighten, says TD Securities

(Kitco News) - It is a misconception that gold does not offer a yield, at least when it comes to central banks, according to TD Securities, which sees gold deposits starting to pay robust yields.

WTI Drops $4.0, Copper Sheds 2.0% as Weak Chinese Data Sparks Demand Concerns

Chinese data out on Monday showed a slowdown in July economic activity, weighing heavily on WTI, copper and other commodities.