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10 Best Metal & Gold ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Precious Metals ETFs as of 7/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
ALPS Sprott Junior Gold MinersSGDJBC
PowerShares Glb Gold & Precious MetPSAUB-C
ALPS Sprott Gold Miners ETFSGDMB-C
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETFGDXB-C
iShares MSCI Global Gold MinersRINGB-C
UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold HedgedSPGHC+C
Global X Silver Miners ETFSILC+C-
iShares MSCI Global Silver MinersSLVPC+D+
VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Mnrs ETFGDXJCD+
IQ Hedge Market Neutral TrackerQMNCB+

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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