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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2014

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 3/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares DB Base Mtls Dbl Sh ETNBOMC+C-
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSCC
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHCC+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B
iShares MSCI Gl Met&MPPICKC-C+
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC+
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZDC
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC+
SPDR Gold SharesGLDDC+
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLDC+

Source: TSC Ratings

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TheStreet Ratings' model ranks the risk-adjusted returns on all ETFs on a monthly basis.

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

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Gold ETFs

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry higher today.
4/17/14 1:03PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Randgold Resources, Ltd. is the #7 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
4/17/14 11:49AM
Nobody's talking much about gold as an investment these days. That's exactly why you should be looking at it.
4/17/14 10:18AM
Silver and gold equities down again. A monster withdrawal from GLD---and no change in SLV once again. Another sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out movement in gold over at the Comex-approved depositories on Tuesday and a smallish 170,000 ounces of silver shipped out.
4/17/14 5:21AM
Gold tumbles as strong retail sales offset worries about crisis in Ukraine and increasing demand in China.
4/15/14 12:28PM
Investors on say gold charts and the real story behind Chinese demand will cause the yellow metal to continue to soften.
4/15/14 11:23AM
In trading on Tuesday, shares of the PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF crossed below their 200 day moving average of $20.93, changing hands as low as $20.04 per share. PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio shares are currently trading down about 2.8% on the day.
4/15/14 11:20AM
If all goes well this week, we may see another low come in late Monday.
4/14/14 7:30AM
Some think the S&P 500 is poised for an additional 20% in 2014 based on a rotation from bonds into stocks. Here's why they're wrong.
4/12/14 6:00AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector lower today.
4/11/14 1:02PM

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