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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 5/31/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B+
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLD+B
iShares Gold TrustIAUD+B-
SPDR Gold SharesGLDD+B
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLD+C
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLD+B-
PowerShares DB Precious Metals FundDBPDB-
ETFS Physical PM Basket SharesGLTRDB-
PowerShares DB Silver FundDBSDC+
ProShares Ultra GoldUGLDC+

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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