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

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Gold and silver shares close down, but it could have been worse. Another deposit in GLD---and no change once again in SLV. A smallish sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity at the COMEX-approved depositories on Wednesday---and very little activity in silver as well.
1/30/15 1:21AM
The U.S. economy isn't as strong as some investors believe.
1/30/15 12:04AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that AngloGold Ashanti Ltd is the #14 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.
1/29/15 12:13PM
Precious metal equities down big yesterday, especially the silver shares. No changes in either GLD or SLV. The U.S. Mint has another sales report. No in/out movements in either gold or silver at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday.
1/29/15 1:07AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Silver Wheaton Corp 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. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
1/28/15 11:49AM
The precious metal equities turn in an excellent performance. Another big deposit in GLD---and no changes in SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Monday, but very decent in/out activity in silver once again.
1/28/15 1:16AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry higher today.
1/27/15 12:07PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Alacer Gold Corp (TSX: ASR. O) is the #4 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
1/27/15 11:56AM
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

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