Alternative investments involve specific risks that may be greater than those associated with traditional investments; are not suitable for all clients; and intended for experienced and sophisticated investors who meet specific suitability requirements and are willing to bear the high economic risks of the investment. Investments of this type may engage in speculative investment practices; carry additional risk of loss, including possibility of partial or total loss of invested capital, due to the nature and volatility of the underlying investments; and are generally considered to be illiquid due to restrictive repurchase procedures. These investments may also involve different regulatory and reporting requirements, complex tax structures, and delays in distributing important tax information. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market.
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Alternative investments involve specific risks that may be greater than those associated with traditional investments; are not suitable for all clients; and intended for experienced and sophisticated investors who meet specific suitability requirements and are willing to bear the high economic risks of the investment.
Investments of this type may engage in speculative investment practices; carry additional risk of loss, including possibility of partial or total loss of invested capital, due to the nature and volatility of the underlying investments; and are generally considered to be illiquid due to restrictive repurchase procedures. These investments may also involve different regulatory and reporting requirements, complex tax structures, and delays in distributing important tax information.
Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market. Among the risks presented by private equity investing are substantial commitment requirements, credit risk, lack of liquidity, fees associated with investing, lack of control over investments and or governance, investment risks, leverage and tax considerations.
In considering the prior performance information contained herein, potential investors should bear in mind that past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results, and there can be no assurance that such investments will achieve comparable results.
Investing in mutual funds involves risk, including possible loss of principal. There is no assurance that the investment objective of any fund will be achieved. Aberdeen Standard Investments has been registered as an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of since August 23, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Investors buy and sell shares on a secondary market i. Commodities generally are volatile and are not suitable for all investors.
Shares of the Trusts are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds. These investments are not suitable for all investors. Trusts focusing on a single commodity generally experience greater volatility.
Please refer to the prospectus for complete information regarding all risks associated with the Trusts. The value of the Shares relates directly to the value of the precious metal held by the Trust and fluctuations in the price could materially adversely affect investment in the Shares.
Several factors may affect the price of precious metals, including: A change in economic conditions, such as a recession, can adversely affect the price of the precious metal held by the Trust. Should there be an increase in the level of hedge activity of the precious metal held by the trust or producing companies, it could cause a decline in world precious metal prices, adversely affecting the price of the Shares.
Should there be an increase in the level of hedge activity of the precious metal held by the Trusts or producing companies, it could cause a decline in world precious metal prices, adversely affecting the price of the shares. Also, should the speculative community take a negative view towards the precious metal held by the Trusts, it could cause a decline in prices, negatively impacting the price of the shares.
Failure by the Custodian or Sub-Custodian to exercise due care in the safekeeping of the precious metal held by the Trusts could result in a loss to the Trusts. The Trusts will not insure its precious metals and shareholders cannot be assured that the custodian will maintain adequate insurance or any insurance with respect to the precious metals held by the custodian on behalf of the Trust. Only market makers or "authorized participants" may trade directly with the Trusts, typically in blocks of 50k to k shares.
This material must be accompanied or preceded by the prospectus. Please click here to review the prospectus. Discount- A situation when the share price of a fund trades below its net asset value Premium- A situation when the share price of a fund trades above its net asset value. The Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index is a broad-based flagship benchmark that measures the investment grade, US dollar-denominated, fixed-rate taxable bond market.
Annualized Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index Beta is a measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of an individual stock in comparison to the unsystematic risk of the entire market Sharpe ratio is the average return earned in excess of the risk-free rate per unit of volatility or total risk In the United States, Aberdeen Standard Investments is the marketing name for the following affiliated, registered investment advisers: Aberdeen Standard Investments ETFs Advisors LLC, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.
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Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF
ETFs are subject to market fluctuation and the risks of their underlying investments. ETFs are subject to management fees and other expenses. Unlike mutual funds, ETF shares are bought and sold at market price, which may be higher or lower than their NAV, and are not individually redeemed from the fund. Data provided by XTF Inc. All rights reserved. Top basket holdings, asset allocation, market sectors, industry exposure, and geographical diversification are as of the date indicated and may not be representative of the funds current or future investments.
iShares Gold Trust
But you may be wondering Who creates those shares? Why and when are new shares created? And how is it done? There are many reasons why an AP may choose to create or redeem a basket of shares, but the primary reason is to create inventory for the secondary market, where investors buy and sell shares on an exchange just like any other security. London Good Delivery Bars must be in compliance with the standards set forth by the London Bullion Market Association with respect to size, weight and fineness. Each AP must establish an account with HSBC in order to process the gold transfers associated with creating and redeeming baskets.
SPDR Gold Shares