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Forbes  Aug 25  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund ETF (FBT) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.3% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Intermune (ITMN), up about 35.7% and...
Motley Fool  Aug 21  Comment 
Market Gold Miners ETF is one way to get exposure to the hedging power of gold without actually holding the yellow metal.
Forbes  Aug 21  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Suntrust Banks (STI), up about 2.4% and shares of...
Forbes  Aug 18  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.8% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of The Bancorp Bank (TBBK), up about 3.1% and shares of...
Benzinga  Aug 14  Comment 
CNBC Fast Money's Pete Najarian said on a segment of the show called "Fast Money Final Trade" that the pipelines have been very active and that Markwest Energy Partners LP (NYSE: MWE) should be bought on Thursday. Markwest Energy Partners gained...
Forbes  Aug 12  Comment 
In trading on Tuesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.1% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Detour Gold (DGC.CA), up about 4.5% and shares of Eldorado Gold (EGO),...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 6.55% return in just 131 days. A covered call on Market Vectors Gold Miners at the $26.50 level expiring on Dec. '14 offers an assigned return rate of 6.55% or 18.26%...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 9  Comment 
ByLionel Yeo: Over the last 24 months, gold has been trading in a holding pattern between $1,200 and $1,400 an ounce. This movement, from a technical perspective, forms a triangle which indicates a break out is possible either to the upside or...
Forbes  Aug 6  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.8% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Aurico Gold (AUQ), up about 4.8% and shares of Coeur Mining (CDE), up...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 30  Comment 
Tuesday's trading in Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) gives options traders an opportunity for a 6.56% return. By selling the Sep. '14 $26.50 call and buying the Jan. '16 call at the $14.00 level for a net debit of $11.73, traders will book a...




 
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The Gold Miners ETF seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index. The Index provides exposure to publicly traded companies worldwide involved primarily in the mining for gold, representing a diversified blend of small-, mid- and large- capitalization stocks. As such, the Fund is subject to the risks of investing in this sector.[1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Van Eck Funds
  • Inception Date - 05/16/2006
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – GDX
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – GDX.IV
  • Expense Ratio – 0.55%

Top Holdings (as of July 23, 2010)[2]

Holdings % of Portfolio
Barrick Gold (ABX) 16.45%
Goldcorp Inc (G) 11.87%
Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)11.47%
AngloGold Ashanti (AU)5.74%
Kinross Gold (KGC)4.85%
Compania Mina Buenaventura, S.A. (BVN)4.79%
Lihir Gold (LIHR)4.71%
Randgold Resources (GOLD)4.52%
Gold Fields (GFI)4.49%
Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM)4.39%

Other Gold ETFs

ELEMENTS MLCX Gold Index ETN (GOE) Elements Exchange Traded Notes 0.38%
ETFS Gold ETF (BULL-LSE)ETF Securities0.49%
ETFS Leveraged Gold ETF (LBUL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
ETFS Physical Gold ETF (PHAU-LSE)ETF Securities0.39%
ETFS Physical Gold Sterling ETF (PHGP-LSE)ETF Securities0.39%
ETFS Short Gold ETF (SBUL-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
E-TRACS CMCI Gold ETN (UBG)UBS E-Tracs0.30%
Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF (PSAU)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
Horizons BetaPro COMEX Gold Bullion Bear Plus ETF (HBD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro COMEX Gold Bullion Bull Plus ETF (HBU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Gold Bear Plus ETF (HGD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Global Gold Bull Plus ETF (HGU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
iShares CDN Gold Sector Index Fund (XGD-TSX)iShares0.55%
iShares COMEX Gold Trust ETF (IAU)iShares0.40%
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)Van Eck Funds0.55%
PowerShares DB Gold Double Long ETN (DGP)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Gold Double Short ETN (DZZ)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Gold Fund (DGL)DB Commodity Services0.75%
PowerShares DB Gold Short ETN (DGZ)DB Commodity Services0.75%
ProShares Ultra Gold ETF (UGL)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Gold ETF (GLL)ProShares ETFs0.95%

References

  1. - Overview of Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)
  2. Van Eck Global: "Gold Miners ETF (GDX)"
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