QUOTE AND NEWS
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 23  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX). Look at the Dec. '15 $13.50 covered call for a net debit in the $12.36 area. This trade has a...
Forbes  Jul 22  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 Index Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 19,250,000 units, or a 15.2% increase week over week....
MarketWatch  Jul 20  Comment 
The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF crashed to the lowest price in its more-than-nine-year history, with all 39 of its stock components falling more than 3% on Monday, as gold prices extended their tumble to multiyear lows. The GDX, down 6.9% in...
Forbes  Jul 20  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio ETF (PDP) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.2% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Regeneron Pharmaceutical (REGN), up about 2.4% and...
Forbes  Jul 16  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund ETF (FDN) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.8% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Netflix (NFLX), up about 13.9% and shares...
Forbes  Jul 14  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 Index Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 13,450,000 units, or a 11.9% increase week over week....
Forbes  Jul 13  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.5% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Anacor Pharmaceuticals (ANAC), up about 44% and shares of Immunogen...
Forbes  Jul 10  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.5% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE), up about 9.3% and shares of...
Forbes  Jul 8  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.4% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Osisko Gold Royalties (OR.CA), up about 2.2% and shares of New Gold...
Forbes  Jul 6  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 Index Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 13,100,000 units, or a 13.1% increase week over week....




 
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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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