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Forbes  Feb 2  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 6,350,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.9% decrease week over week. Among the...
Benzinga  Jan 27  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade, Dan Nathan said he would sell call options in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on Wednesday. Steve Grasso is a buyer of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC). Karen Finerman thinks that Golar LNG Limited (USA)...
Forbes  Jan 25  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Gold Fields (GFI), up about 9% and shares of Barrick Gold (ABX), up about...
Forbes  Jan 22  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund ETF (EMLP) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.6% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of NGL Energy Partners (NGL), up...
Forbes  Jan 21  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Gold Miners ETF (GDX), which added 10,200,000 units, or a 3.2% increase week over week. Among the largest...
Forbes  Jan 20  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.1% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Anglogold Ashanti (AU), up about 6.3% and shares of IAMGOLD (IAG), up...
Forbes  Jan 15  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.9% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Detour Gold (DGC.CA), up about 7.6% and shares of Gold Fields (GFI), up...
Forbes  Jan 14  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the iShares U.S. Energy ETF (IYE) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.7% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Williams Companies (WMB), up about 16.2% and shares of California...
Benzinga  Jan 8  Comment 
Guy Adami said on CNBC's Fast Money that a late rally in iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF) (NYSE: TLT) on Thursday makes a lot of sense, because he believes that yields are going lower. He also believes that there is still some room on the...
Forbes  Jan 7  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Centerra Gold (CG.CA), up about 10% and shares of Barrick Gold (ABX), up...




 
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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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