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iShares Dow Jones UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (GAZ) 2.3%
The premium laden GAZ is leading the markets higher, bolstered by a strong storage report from the Energy Information Administration. The United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) is being pushed higher as well.
As of Wednesday, GAZ's premium stood at nearly 18%.iShares Silver Trust (SLV) 2.9% Physically based silver funds, including SLV and the ETFS Physical Silver Shares (SIVR), are powering higher, benefiting from rampant investor demand for the industry-linked precious metal. Other precious metals ETFs are seeing gains. The small cap gold miner ETF is strengthening, helping it pocket a second day of gains. Global X Uranium ETF (URA) 1.4% After a rocky start to the week, the uranium ETF is has managed to settle over the past couple days. The uranium industry has gotten battered since the Japanese earthquake and, as Bloomberg points out, the prolonged weakness has stirred takeover speculation. This may prove to be an interesting fund to watch in the weeks ahead.