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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2014

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 9/30/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares DB Gold Double Sht ETNDZZC+C+
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZCB
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMND+B
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLD+C
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSDC+
PowerShares DB Base Metals Long ETNBDGDC-
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHDC
iPath Pure Beta S&P GW ETNSBVDC+
PowerShares DB Base Mtls Dbl Sh ETNBOMDC+
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3XDUSTD-E-

Source: TSC Ratings

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Newmont Mining Corp. is the #45 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
10/22/14 1:40PM
Gold equities down a bit, silver shares up a bit. No reported changes in either GLD or SLV. Another big sales day at the U.S. Mint---and more decent in/out activity in both gold and silver at the Comex-approved depositories on Monday.
10/22/14 5:05AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry lower today.
10/17/14 1:04PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that AuRico Gold Inc is the #24 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.
10/17/14 11:51AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Compania de Minas Buenaventura S. .
10/16/14 11:47AM
Gold and silver equities close with smallish gains, but well off their highs. No changes in either GLD or SLV. A decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. Little in/out activity in gold at the Comex-approved depositories on Monday---and no movement at all in silver.
10/15/14 2:24AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector higher today.
10/14/14 1:04PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd is the #30 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.
10/14/14 11:48AM
Silver and gold equities post gains, but close well off their highs. An addition to GLD---and a withdrawal from SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. Little in/out activity in gold, but decent in/out activity in silver at the Comex-approved depositories on Friday.
10/14/14 2:22AM
The precious metal equities give up large chunks of their Wednesday gains. No change in GLD, but a withdrawal from SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. More in/out movement in both gold and silver at the Comex-approved depositories on Wednesday.
10/10/14 2:16AM

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