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


iPath Dow Jones UBS Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN

(GAZ) - Get iPath Series B Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN Report


Natural gas futures contracts are relatively unchanged, as indicated by the performance seen from the

United States Natural Gas Fund

(UNG) - Get United States Natural Gas Fund LP Report

. Despite this tepid action, the premium-influenced GAZ ETN is heading higher. This week has been a rollercoaster for the trouble instrument. Investors who have tried their luck have and will continue to endure whipsaw action.

Market Vectors India Small Cap ETF

(SCIF) - Get VanEck Vectors India Growth Leaders ETF Report


The fast-moving small cap India ETF is heading higher during mid-day trading, ending a five-day streak of losses. The fund's action will be interesting to watch in the coming days. It has struggled against its 200-day moving on a number of occasions since dipping below in late-February.

Other India-related funds including the

WisdomTree India Earnings Fund

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and the

iShares S&P India Nifty 50 Index Fund

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are also seeing gains.

Global X Silver Miners ETF

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The silver miner ETF is seeing strength following Tuesday's downturn. Meanwhile, the bullion-backed

iShares Silver Trust

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is seeing only limited action to the upside.

Other industry-linked members of the precious metal spectrum are floundering. Both the

ETFS Physical Palladium Shares

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and the

ETFS Physical Platinum Shares

(PPLT) - Get Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF Report

funds are in negative territory.

iShares MSCI Mexico Investable Market Index Fund

(EWW) - Get iShares MSCI Mexico ETF Report


An earthquake created some turmoil for the Mexico's marketplace on Tuesday. However, as we head into the middle of the week, the EWW has been quick to recover any lost ground.

Latin America has flown under the radar as investors have remained focused on macroeconomic developments taking place elsewhere in developing world like China.


Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF



The solar energy industry has seen a good deal of back-and-forth action as global growth concerns have rekindled.

Trina Solar



Suntech Power Holdings



Yingli Green Energy


are among the biggest decliners. All three are off over 5%. YGE is suffering a 10% loss.

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN

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Stock market indices are following up Tuesday's weak action with another round of choppiness. Despite the red seen across the board, investor confidence appears intact. Both VXX and the VIX benchmark index are heading into negative territory.

VXX has had two strings of five-day losses in March.

ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF

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iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund

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has shown signs of stabilizing following last week's extended string of losses. As investors cautiously wade back into this corner of the fixed income market, the leveraged, inverse tracking TBT is taking a shot across the bow.

All prices as of 2:12 PM DST.

Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.


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