The physical gold ETF space has been on the rise for several years now, as investors and issuers alike have been hopping in on the surging precious metal. There are currently four funds that offer exposure to physical gold: SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ), iShares COMEX Gold Trust ( IAU ), Physical Swiss Gold Shares ( SGOL ), and the Physical Asian Gold Shares ( AGOL ). The latter two products store their gold overseas while GLD and IAU store the majority of their bullion in U.S. vaults [for more gold ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: What Will a President Romney Mean for Gold? Get Ready For the Gold Bull Run Investing In Gold: The Definitive Guide The Top 100 Gold Investing Blogs Warning: Counterfeit Gold Bars Spotted in U.S.