This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Dion's Wednesday ETF Winners and Losers

Stocks in this article: GDX FDN JJG

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Welcome to Don Dion's Daily ETF Winners and Losers. Be sure to stop by each day to get a feel of who's winning and who's losing when it comes to ETFs.


Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) 2.3%

Gold prices have been on a tear recently, returning to $1,200 levels as investors remained concerned about the strength of the global economic recovery. The rising price of the yellow metal is propelling gold miners higher, helping GDX and Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) pocket gains.

First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index ETF (FDN) 2.3%

Search giant Google (GOOG) is making headlines today after news reports indicated that the company was working with Verizon (VZ) and Motorola (MOT) to develop an Android powered tablet computer which would take on the successful Apple (AAPL) iPad.

Google accounts for the largest position in FDN, representing nearly 10% of the fund's total index.

iPath Dow Jones-UBS Grains Total Return Subindex ETN (JJG) 2.4%

Grain prices are climbing today as Russia's wheat market remains threatened by lingering drought conditions which have already cut into forecasted yields. On Wednesday, commodities trader Glencore urged the nation's government to institute a ban on wheat exports.


iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund (TUR) -1%

After running up nearly uninterrupted for more than a month, the Turkey ETF appears to be taking a breather, pocketing its second consecutive day of losses. The fund recently hit a new 2010 high.

Looking to the future, political tension between Turkey and Israel may put some weight on this fund's performance.

iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund (EWP) -1.1%

EWP staged an impressive rally through July. Over the past month, the fund has shot through both its 50- and 200-day moving averages, revisiting levels last seen in the second half of April.

Global X China Financials ETF (CHIX) -1.1%

Investors are fleeing China's financial industry today on word that the nation's banking regulator was urging banks to conduct stress tests to determine how they would be affected by a 60% drop in housing prices.

For a while now, I have warned investors to be cautious of playing China's banking sector and ETFs with heavy financial exposure, such as iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (FXI). Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap Index ETF (HAO) is a far more reliable play for this nation.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,030.21 +6.04 0.03%
S&P 500 2,081.88 -0.29 -0.01%
NASDAQ 4,773.4720 +8.0480 0.17%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs