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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2015

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 1/31/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNCB
PowerShares DB Base Mtls Dbl Sh ETNBOMC-C-
PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETNBOSC-D+
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLD+C+
PowerShares DB Gold Double Sht ETNDZZD+C-
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETNDGZD+C
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHDD+
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC
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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3/5/15 9:27AM
Gold and silver equities down again. No changes in either GLD or SLV. The U.S. Mint has a tiny sales report. No in/out movement in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday, but very decent in/out movement in silver once again.
3/5/15 1:14AM
Gold and silver equities post losses for a second day. Withdrawals from both GLD and SLV yesterday. Another sales report from the U.S. Mint. Very decent in/out movement in both gold and silver at the COMEX-approved depositories on Monday.
3/4/15 1:17AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry lower today.
3/3/15 12:03PM
Investors looking for a way to diversify from the U.S. equities market should consider buying the COW ETF.
3/3/15 8:56AM
Silver and gold equities close higher. No changes in either GLD or SLV. A small sales report from the U.S. Mint. Once again there was little in/out movement in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Thursday---and no movement at all in silver for he second time this week.
2/28/15 4:45AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the basic materials sector higher today.
2/27/15 12:11PM
Gold and silver equities post decent gains. No changes in either GLD or SLV, but huge declines reported in their respective short positions. No sales report from the U.S. Mint---and it was a busy in/out day for both silver and gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday.
2/26/15 1:18AM
TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the metals & mining industry higher today.
2/25/15 12:05PM
U.S. stock futures aren't moving much as investors await Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's Congressional testimony.
2/24/15 6:42AM

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