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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Welcome to Don Dion's "Daily ETF Winners and Losers." Be sure to stop by each day to find out which ETFs are gaining or losing.


iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN

(VXX) - Get Free Report


Investors were uninspired by yesterday's comments from the

Federal Reserve

and, in response, global markets have taken a heavy shot across the bow. Amidst today's resounding sell off, fear has once again fallen into focus, leading VIX-tracking ETNs to top spots.

With Thursday's gains, VXX has ascended back to 2011 highs.

iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund

(TLT) - Get Free Report


The market's weak action is driving investors back into safe haven asset classes. This flight to safety is boding well for long-term U.S. Treasuries. TLT's steady climb throughout the past few months has brought the fund within reach of the all time highs it witnessed during late 2008.

PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund

(UUP) - Get Free Report


The UUP has enjoyed five consecutive days of upward action as droves of investors turn to the U.S. dollar for protection. This rally has helped lift the fund above its 200-day moving average for the first time since early September 2010.

September has been a strong month for the greenback. With market turmoil still weighing heavily on confidence, it will be interesting to see if it will continue along this upward path.


iShares MSCI Indonesia Investable Market Index Fund

(EIDO) - Get Free Report


Indonesia ETFs are taking heavy hits as sweeping market weakness leads investors to unload exposure to volatile emerging markets. Choppy market action has weighed heavily on EIDO. Since the start of September, this fund has witnessed only three days of upward action.

Other emerging market ETFs taking heavy hits include the

Market Vectors Russia ETF

(RSX) - Get Free Report


iShares MSCI Chile Investable Market Index Fund

(ECH) - Get Free Report

and the

iShares MSCI Poland Investable Market Index Fund

(EPOL) - Get Free Report


Global X Copper Miners ETF

(COPX) - Get Free Report


Copper miners are taking a heavy hit as economic concerns lead investors to second guess global growth prospects.

Precious metals are not safe from Thursday's sell off either. Gold is struggling to find footing, leading bullion-backed ETFs like

iShares Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Free Report

to dip 2.5%. This downturn, combined with broad market weakness is leading gold-miner ETFs like

Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF

(GDXJ) - Get Free Report

to take heavy hits.

With Thursday's decline, GDXJ has returned to its 2011 lows.

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF

(XOP) - Get Free Report


Base and precious metals are not the only resources heading south amidst today's sweeping sell off. On the contrary, weakness can be felt across the commodities spectrum as indicated by the downward action seen from funds including XOP,

Global X Uranium ETF

(URA) - Get Free Report


First Trust ISE Revere Natural Gas Index Fund

(FCG) - Get Free Report


All prices as of 2:13 PM EST

Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.


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At the time of publication, Dion Money Management owned iShares Gold Trust and PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund.