NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Welcome to Don Dion's Daily ETF Winners and Losers. Be sure to stop by each day to get a feel of who's winning and who's losing when it comes to ETFs.
iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund
After tumbling last week, the Spain-focused ETF managed to recover nearly all of May's losses on Monday.
EWP has been one of the most volatile ETFs over the past few weeks. Although it appears as though steps are being taken to solve the Greece issue, playing with struggling European nations like Spain will likely be risky for the time being. Be cautious.
Market Vectors Indonesia ETF
Indonesia took a big hit late last week along with the rest of the market, driving IDX down to its 200-day moving average and nearly setting new 2010 lows. However, on Monday, a considerable chunk of this dip was recovered and the fund has managed to return to surpass its 50-day moving average.
Investors may want to watch IDX over the next few days to see if it continues back to pre-dip levels.
iShares MSCI Israel Capped Investable Market Index Fund
Israeli stock are gaining on Monday, leading EIS to strong gains. The fund's top holding,
, jumped after the Royal Bank of Scotland issued a buy recommendation on the company.
Israel should continue to show strength on news that the nation was accepted into the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Market Vectors Coal ETF
KOL's is popping today along with the broad market. Aiding the fund's Monday ascension is top holding,
, which was up nearly 8% during mid-day trading. BTU accounts for nearly 8% of KOL's portfolio.
BTU's jump stems from news that it had reduced its bid for Australia's MacArthur Coal due to the
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN
Amidst last week's market turmoil, investors holding VXX and other ETFs designed to track the VIX were among the few who managed to score any gains. However, with Europe taking solid steps towards solving the Greece crisis, fears are again taking a backseat as investors dive back into the market.
iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TLT soared last week as investors fled risky investments in favor of the security that comes with holding long term U.S. Treasuries. However, with news that the European crisis is on the mend, risk is back in favor and TLT is down.
All prices as of 2:19 PM EST
-- Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.
At the time of publication, Dion Money Management was long iShares MSCI Israel Capped Investable Market Index Fund.
Don Dion is president and founder of
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