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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2014

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 8/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares DB Gold Double Sht ETNDZZCC+
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZC-B-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLD+C+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMND+B
iShares MSCI Gl Met&MPPICKDC
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSD-C+
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHD-C
ETFS Physical Platinum SharesPPLTD-C
First Trust ISE Global Copper IdxCUE+C
Global X Copper Miners ETFCOPXE+C

Source: TSC Ratings

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The precious metal equities get hit hard again. Another withdrawal from GLD yesterday, but a stunning 4.08 million ounces of silver was deposited in SLV. Another sales report from the U.S. Mint. A big gold withdrawal from the Comex-approved depositories on Monday---and even bigger in/out silver movement.
10/1/14 2:18AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry lower today.
9/30/14 1:04PM
Precious metal equities move lower, as the HUI breaks below 200. No reported changes in either GLD or SLV. Another decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity in gold over at the Comex-approved depositories on Friday, but big out movement in silver once again.
9/30/14 2:29AM
The precious metal equities continue their downward spiral. No changes in GLD---and another big addition to SLV??? Stay tuned on that one. Another sales report from the U.S. Mint. There was a withdrawal in gold from the Comex-approved depositories on Tuesday, but little activity in silver.
9/25/14 2:11AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that First Majestic Silver Corp is the #27 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.
9/24/14 12:32PM
Gold and silver equities get slammed again. Another withdrawal from GLD, but another eye-watering 2.40 million ounces of silver deposited in SLV. What the #$%& is this all about??? A decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. Not much change in gold at the Comex-approved depositories on Friday, but another 2.66 million troy ounces of silver reported received. What the hell is happening under the hood in the silver market?
9/23/14 2:10AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Goldcorp Inc is the #25 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.
9/18/14 12:12PM
Another down day for the precious metal equities. No change in GLD, but another million ounces showed up in SLV. A tiny sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity at the Comex-approved depositories on Tuesday, but it was another monster day for silver.
9/18/14 1:52AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Randgold Resources, Ltd. is the #21 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
9/17/14 12:11PM
Gold stocks up a bit again---and silver stocks down a bit again. A withdrawal from GLD---and no change in SLV. A very decent sales report from the U.S. Mint. More decent in/out movement in both gold and silver at the Comex-approved depositories on Monday.
9/17/14 1:50AM

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