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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2015

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 12/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSC-C+
PowerShares DB Gold Double Sht ETNDZZC-C
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZC-C+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLC-C
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHD+C
PowerShares DB Base Mtls Dbl Sh ETNBOMDC
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3XDUSTDD
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLD-C+
ETFS Physical Asian Gold SharesAGOLD-C

Source: TSC Ratings

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Gold ETFs

Gold and silver down---shares up. What's this about? Another deposit in GLD---and no change in SLV. More silver eagle sales at the U.S. Mint. A smallish amount of gold movement at the COMEX-approved depositories on Friday---and another big in/out movement in silver once again.
1/27/15 1:24AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that B2Gold Corp is the #8 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.
1/26/15 11:53AM
Gold shares down a percent, silver equities eke out a tiny gain. No change in GLD---and a 1 million ounce deposit in SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. Some in/out movement in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Wednesday---and another decent in/out day for silver.
1/23/15 1:11AM
Precious metals got off to a hot start thanks to European regulators.
1/22/15 5:34PM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector higher today.
1/22/15 12:03PM
Gold and silver equities post small loses. A withdrawal from GLD yesterday---and a stunning 6.75 million ounce withdrawal from SLV. Tiny sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Monday, but big movement in silver stocks once again.
1/22/15 1:13AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Stillwater Mining Co. is the #10 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
1/21/15 12:13PM
As investors pile into gold looking for a haven, economist Dennis Gartman is buying the precious metal as just another currency play. Here's how to play gold like Gartman.
1/21/15 9:22AM
Precious metal equities have another good day. Another big deposit in GLD---and no change in SLV. 25.15 million ounces of silver withdrawn from SLV since December 1, 2014---with silver up $2.50/ounce during that period. More silver eagles sales at the U.S. Mint---and another big in/out day in silver at the COMEX-approved depositories on Friday.
1/21/15 1:19AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector higher today.
1/20/15 12:19PM

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