The stock market turmoil appears to have pushed investors to gold and silver, which is good news for SPDR Gold Shares
and iShares Silver Trust
. In Wednesday's Wall Street Journal
"Fund Track" column, Allen Sykora reports
on the record or near-record holdings in the two ETFs. SPDR Gold has held 775.33 metrics of gold since December 17, up from 627.88 at the end of 2007 and 614.35 in mid-September 2008. iShares Silver now holds 6,792.99 metric tons, just shy of their 6,901.41 late-September peak.
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