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WinnersETFS Physical Palladium Shares (PALL) 2.1%
Palladium is heading higher in early afternoon trading as investors prepare for the holiday weekend. It has been a strong week for this member of the platinum group of precious metals; shares of PALL pushed higher during four consecutive trading days.
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) 1.7%The fear-tracking VIX index kicked off Friday's session in red, marking its fourth consecutive day in negative territory. Despite these losses, ETNs linked to the benchmark, including VXX and the iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (VXZ), are still managing to head higher. For VXX, this marks the second day of upward action in a row. iShares Dow Jones UBS Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJC) 1.1% Copper futures prices have pushed higher during five of the past six trading sessions. This rally has helped JJC recover back to its 50-day moving average. Looking ahead to the near future, this technical level could be interesting to watch. Since breaking below in August, it has proven to be a point of resistance.