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10 Best Precious Metals & Gold ETFs for 2015

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 2/28/15

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
DB Base Metals Double Short ETNBOMCD+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNCB
DB Gold Double Short ETNDZZC-D+
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLD+C+
DB Base Metals Short ETNBOSD+D+
DB Gold Short ETNDGZD+C-
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC+
SPDR Gold SharesGLDDC+
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLDC+
ETFS Physical Asian Gold SharesAGOLD-C+

Source: TSC Ratings

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Gold ETFs

Gold and silver equities down for the sixth day in a row. No change in GLD, but a huge withdrawal from SLV. A decent sales report from the U.S. Mint to round out the month. Some in/out movement in gold and silver at the North American Comex-approved depositories---and another big day in gold at Brink's, Inc. in Hong Kong.
4/1/15 12:04AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Barrick Gold 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.
3/30/15 11:53AM
You don't have to buy and store the physical metal.
3/30/15 8:17AM
Another down day for the precious metal stocks. No changes in either GLD or SLV. More silver eagles sales at the U.S. Mint---and big in/out movements in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Thursday.
3/28/15 4:50AM
Gold and silver equities close lower once again. Another withdrawal from GLD, but no change in SLV. The U.S. Mint sells more silver eagles. Big in/out movements in both gold and silver at the COMEX-approved depositories on Tuesday. Once again JPMorgan takes delivery of more physical silver from the COMEX in its proprietary trading account.
3/26/15 2:25AM
Crude oil is about to give use an opportunity we will not see again for years.
3/25/15 11:48AM
Robert Alderman, head of wealth management for GBI, says gold prices have potential to rally as central banks continue to ease and with a potential supply shortage on the table.
3/24/15 5:07PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Alamos Gold Inc is the #38 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.
3/24/15 12:02PM
Silver and gold equities rise again. No change in GLD, but another 1.43 million ounces of silver withdrawn from SLV. More silver eagles sales at the U.S. Mint. No gold activity at the COMEX-approved depositories on Friday, but another 1.1 million ounces moved in and out in silver.
3/24/15 2:22AM
Gold is about to bottom, but some of the biggest moves happen just before a bottom is put in. Look out below!
3/23/15 2:46PM

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