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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2014

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 10/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares DB Gold Double Sht ETNDZZC+C
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZCC+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3XDUSTD+E-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHDC+
iPath Pure Beta S&P GW ETNSBVDC+
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSD-C+
ETFS Physical Asian Gold SharesAGOLD-C+
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLD-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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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold is the #9 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
11/25/14 12:34PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Centerra Gold Inc (TSX: CG. O) is the #1 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
11/24/14 11:49AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Eldorado Gold Corp is the #28 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
11/21/14 11:46AM
The precious metal equities post decent gains. No changes in either GLD or SLV. A smallish sales report from the U.S. Mint. No gold or silver received at the Comex-approved depositories on Wednesday, but decent amounts of both were shipped out.
11/21/14 1:26AM
The precious metal shares get crushed. A withdrawal from GLD---and no change in SLV. A small sales report from the U.S. Mint. More gold shipped out of the Comex-approved depositories on Tuesday---and huge in/out movement in silver once again.
11/20/14 1:59AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector lower today.
11/19/14 12:16PM
The precious metal equities have another good day. GLD unchanged---and a decent deposit in SLV. Another sales report from the U.S. Mint---and no in/out movement in gold worth mentioning on Monday at the COMEX-approved depositories, but another big day for silver.
11/19/14 1:30AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that SEMAFO, Inc. (TSX: SMF.
11/17/14 12:03PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that AngloGold Ashanti Ltd is the #2 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
11/14/14 11:47AM
Energy Fuels CEO Steve Antony explains why uranium prices have soared 50% since May and how his company is benefiting.
11/14/14 8:47AM

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