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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2015

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 4/30/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
DB Gold Double Short ETNDZZCC
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B
DB Gold Short ETNDGZC-C
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHDC-
iShares MSCI Gl Met&MPPICKD-C
First Trust ISE Global Copper IdxCUD-C-
ETFS Physical Platinum SharesPPLTD-C
iShares Gold TrustIAUD-C
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLD-C

Source: TSC Ratings

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The 10 precious metals and gold ETFs (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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Gold ETFs

Gold and silver equities post small gains. Another big withdrawal from GLD yesterday, but no change in SLV. No report from the U.S. Mint for the second day in a row. Little activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday, but a large amount of silver was received.
5/21/15 12:23AM
In trading on Tuesday, shares of Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated crossed below their 200 day moving average of $8.69, changing hands as low as $8.65 per share. Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated shares are currently trading trading flat on the day.
5/19/15 11:37AM
Gold shares down a bit---again. Silver shares up a bit---again. Big withdrawals from GLD and SLV---again. A decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. Not much in/out activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Friday, but decent in/out activity in silver.
5/19/15 12:26AM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/19/15, Strategic Global Income Fund Incorporated will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0418, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of SGL's recent stock price of $8.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.48%.
5/15/15 10:16AM
Gold stocks finish lower, silver equities close up. Shocking withdrawals from both GLD and SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint---and little in/out activity in either gold or silver at the COMEX-approved depositories on Wednesday
5/15/15 12:13AM
In trading on Thursday, shares of the PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF crossed above their 200 day moving average of $17.95, changing hands as high as $18.16 per share. PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio shares are currently trading up about 1.7% on the day.
5/14/15 11:01AM
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/30/2015 settlement date, which shows a 310,286 share increase in total short interest for Thor Industries, Inc. , to 2,305,440, an increase of 15.55% since 04/15/2015.
5/14/15 10:32AM
Silver and gold equities post decent gains. No change in GLD, but almost a million ounces added to SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint---and very little in/out activity at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday.
5/14/15 12:23AM
Yields are on the rise, gold is range-bound, and oil and the dollar are consolidating gains. Here’s how to trade related exchange-traded funds.
5/11/15 10:30AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Randgold Resources, Ltd. is the #16 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
5/7/15 11:51AM

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