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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for This Year - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 7/31/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMND+B-
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC-
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLDC+
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC+
SPDR Gold SharesGLDDC+
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLDC+
PowerShares DB Precious Metals FundDBPDC+
ETFS Physical PM Basket SharesGLTRDC+
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETFGDXD-C
ALPS Sprott Gold Miners ETFSGDMD-C

Source: TSC Ratings

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TheStreet Ratings' model ranks the risk-adjusted returns on all ETFs on a monthly basis.

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 Centerra Gold Inc (TSX: CG. O) is the #2 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
8/21/17 11:47AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Gold Fields Ltd. is the #49 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
8/18/17 11:48AM
Both the GLD and GDX are set up well for a rally but both are struggling to gain traction.
8/14/17 11:00PM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that New Gold Inc is the #39 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.
8/14/17 11:48AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Hecla Mining Co is the #42 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.
8/11/17 11:58AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Wheaton Precious Metals Corp is the #10 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.
8/10/17 11:50AM
In trading on Thursday, shares of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund crossed below their 200 day moving average of $34.83, changing hands as low as $34.30 per share. John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund shares are currently trading off about 2.6% on the day.
8/10/17 11:42AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Barrick Gold Corp. is the #36 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
8/4/17 11:49AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Franco-Nevada Corp is the #34 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.
8/3/17 11:48AM
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Tahoe Resources Inc. is the #32 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel.
8/2/17 11:52AM