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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 2/28/17

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMND+B
iPath Pure Beta S&P GW ETNSBVD+E+
Global X Copper Miners ETFCOPXD+C-
iShares MSCI Gl Met&MPPICKDC
ALPS Sprott Junior Gold MinersSGDJDC
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold SharesSGOLDC+
iShares Gold TrustIAUDC+
SPDR Gold SharesGLDDC+
ETFS Physical Palladium SharesPALLDC-
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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