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Motley Fool  Sep 16  Comment 
Is the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF a fit for your portfolio today?
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 16  Comment 
Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) closed Monday at $23.91 and technical indicators recently have been bearish. Based in part on those numbers, MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms have identified a couple of attractive trading...
Forbes  Sep 15  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 4,250,000 units, or a 24.5% increase week over week.  Among...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 11  Comment 
The patented option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) that should provide a 5.77% return in just 100 days. Buy one...
The Market Financial  Sep 8  Comment 
Gold is collapsing again. A rising stock market, soaring Dollar and lack of fear is continuing to put pressure on the metal. The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) is into a key level here, the 200 moving average on the daily chart....
Forbes  Sep 4  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Gold Miners ETF (GDX), where 4,800,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.6% decrease week over week.  Among the...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 4  Comment 
The option-trade picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center have selected a covered-call trade on Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) that includes 6.05% downside protection. Sell one contract of the Dec....
Motley Fool  Aug 28  Comment 
In short, an improving economy tends to dampen investor interest in gold. This will put further downward pressure on the price of gold, hurting gold miners like Silver Wheaton, Barrick Gold, Goldcorp, and Newmont Mining on the bottom line. That...
Benzinga  Aug 28  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money, Pete Najarian said that Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is going higher. He thinks that it has a price target of $36. Pfizer gained 0.96 percent on Wednesday and closed at $29.49. Brian Kelly likes Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:...
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...




 
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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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