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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 4/30/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B
PowerShares DB Precious Metals FundDBPD+B-
ETFS Physical PM Basket SharesGLTRD+B-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC-
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC+
SPDR Gold SharesGLDDC+
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLDC+
iShares Silver TrustSLVDC+
PowerShares DB Silver FundDBSDC+
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLDC+

Source: TSC Ratings

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The 10 precious metals and gold ETFs (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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