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.

Winners

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get iShares Silver Trust Report

3.4%

Silver prices are heading higher, pushing both the bullion-backed SLV and the miner-focused

Global X Silver Miners ETF

(SIL) - Get Global X Silver Miners ETF Report

to noticeable gains.

SLV and SIL are not alone, however. Fellow precious metals ETFs including

Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

(GDXJ) - Get VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF Report

and

ETFS Physical Palladium Shares

(PALL) - Get Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF Report

are also trading in positive territory.

United States Gasoline Fund

(UGA) - Get United States Gasoline Fund LP Report

1.8%

The energy corner of the commodities spectrum is getting a lift, evidenced by the positive action from UGA and

United States Oil Fund

(USO) - Get United States Oil Fund LP Report

.

These gains are helping to buoy ETFs designed to target energy-dependant nations.

Global X Norway ETF

(NORW) - Get Global X MSCI Norway ETF Report

and

Market Vectors Russia ETF

(RSX) - Get VanEck Vectors Russia ETF Report

are both powering higher.

Market Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF

TheStreet Recommends

(REMX) - Get VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF Report

1.9%

The REMX continues to yo-yo from day to day as investors continue to debate the future of the rare earths industry.

Given its inherent volatility, this fund may not be appropriate for conservative investors. Those willing to take on the risks associated with REMX should keep exposure small and focused.

Losers

Market Vectors Vietnam ETF

(VNM) - Get VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF Report

-3.7%

Vietnam's marketplace has run into heavy headwinds throughout the latter half of May. Shares of VNM have fallen every trading day since May 16, resulting in new all-time lows.

Inflation concerns appear to be playing a major role in Vietnam's downturn. Looking ahead, investors will want to keep this in mind when weighing emerging market options.

iPath Dow Jones UBS Grains Subindex Total Return ETN

(JJG) - Get iPath Series B Bloomberg Grains Subindex Total Return ETN Report

-1.7%

Although many corners of the commodities market are powering higher, the grains industry is lagging noticeably. JJG is designed to track futures contracts linked to corn, wheat and soybeans.

Fellow agriculture-related ETN

iPath Dow Jones UBS Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN

(SGG) - Get iPath Series B Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN Report

has gained 1.7%.

iShares S&P North American Technology-Multimedia Networking Index Fund

(IGN) - Get iShares North American Tech-Multimedia Networking ETF Report

-1.2%

The networking industry is taking a shot across the bow, leading IGN to some of the ETF industry's most notable losses. Top holding

Acme Packet

(APKT)

is taking a noticeable hit, dipping over 3% in early afternoon trading. APKT investors recently learned that the firm's president and CEO unloaded 50,000 shares late last week.

All prices as of 2:14 PM EST

Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.

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At the time of publication, Dion Money Management did not own any of the equities mentioned.