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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 1/31/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
ALPS Sprott Junior Gold MinersSGDJBC
ALPS Sprott Gold Miners ETFSGDMC+C
Global X Copper Miners ETFCOPXCC-
iShares MSCI Global Silver MinersSLVPCC-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLC-C
Global X Silver Miners ETFSILC-C-
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNC-B+
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Mnrs ETFGDXJC-C-
DB Base Metals Short ETNBOSD+D+
iShares MSCI Gl Met&MPPICKD+C-

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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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Kinross Gold Corp. is the #27 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
2/14/17 11:50AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Newmont Mining Corp is the #14 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
2/13/17 11:55AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Compania de Minas Buenaventura S. .
2/10/17 11:54AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd is the #33 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
2/9/17 11:54AM
We have a president that seems likely to pursue a weaker dollar policy, and gold has surged.
2/9/17 8:26AM
Worldwide geopolitical uncertainty is causing both the dollar and gold prices to rise. Is this exchange-traded fund a panacea?
2/8/17 12:20PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Alamos Gold Inc is the #25 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.
2/8/17 11:46AM
Gold miners are the better derivative play, and this one looks ready to run.
2/7/17 8:10AM
The precious metal has been particularly sensitive to the President's public statements.
2/6/17 10:36AM
As the new president angers allies and threatens critics, one group is cheering: gold bugs.
2/3/17 3:37PM