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 Tuesday ETF Winners and Losers

Stocks in this article: VXX TLT GDXJ GAZ TUR EWI

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Here are today's ETF Winners and Losers.


iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) 6.7%

Tuesday marks the S&P 500's fifth consecutive day of declines -- its longest streak of losses in 2012. This downward action has pushed the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) back to its 50-day moving average.

As stocks work to regain footing, the fear-tracking VIX index has enjoyed a welcomed resurgence. The benchmark is trading at its highest level since the beginning of March. The VXX, meanwhile, continues to enjoy a bounce off all-time lows.

Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) 1.8%

After four consecutive losing sessions, the junior gold miner ETF is at last finding some solid ground. The fund's recent descent has pushed it to levels last seen during the summer months of 2010. Coming up will be interesting to see if more strength is in store for this battered corner of the precious metals industry.

Bullion strength is helping to push GDXJ to strength. The iShares Gold Trust (IAU) is up over 1% in afternoon trading.

iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT) 0.9%

With equities heading south, investors are shunning risk and heading back into safe havens. A four day string of gains has helped TLT recover to levels seen prior to its mid-March downturn. The fund has managed to recapture its 50-day moving average; it will be interesting to see if these heights can be maintained.

The risk off attitude can be felt in the currency realm with investors piling back into the Japanese yen. The CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust (FXY) has staged an impressive rally in recent weeks, surging to March highs. If market turmoil persists, this forex player could be in for some additional gains. As with any currency holding, however, investors should use caution.


iPath Dow Jones UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (GAZ) -3.9%

Once again, the premium laden, futures-tracking natural gas ETN is topping the losers list. The fund's decline isn't entirely attributable to its substantial disconnect, however. The United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) is also taking a lump as downward action drives investors out of risky market corners.

iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund (EWI) -3.8%

Rekindled EU fears are taking their toll on Europe-linked exchange traded products. The brunt of the pain can be seen from EWI, though the iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund (EWP), the iShares MSCI France Index Fund (EWQ) and the iShares MSCI Netherlands Investable Market Index Fund (EWN) are also heading south.

iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund (TUR) -3.3%

As markets slide to another day of losses, a wide collection of emerging market ETFs are finding themselves facing noteworthy pressure. The pain can be felt across the globe as TUR, the iShares MSCI Mexico Investable Market Index Fund (EWW), and the iShares MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index Fund (THD) drop over 1%.

A five-day stumble has caused TUR to give back nearly all of the gains it witnessed during March.

All prices as of 2:10 PM DST

At the time of publication, Dion Money Management owned IAU.

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