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Online Retail Vs. Brick And Mortar And 6 Other ETF Pairs Trades

Another month has passed, which means it is time to tally up how I did and then decide what to do with the trades going into the month of March. February started out pretty poorly with most of the trades going against me all at the same time, at least the commodity-related trades. Up to the last few days of the month I was down about $1400*, but miraculously most of my positions recovered and I ended up in positive territory at just over $1000.

SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) Vs. VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) 

The long GLD / short GDX trade was bleeding for most of February but came back strong towards the end of the month, mostly as a result of decline in GDX.

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by Steve Auger