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Forbes  Jun 25  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 10,700,000 units, or a 12.0% increase week over week....
Market Intelligence Center  Jun 15  Comment 
Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) is an excellent choice for either a diagonal spread or a covered call expiring in Sep. '15 at the $18.00 level according to MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms. A covered call on Market Vectors Gold...
Forbes  May 26  Comment 
In trading on Tuesday, the SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.4% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Soufun Holdings (SFUN), up about 3.1% and shares of China Lodging Group...
Forbes  May 1  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 Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), where 5,250,000 units were destroyed, or a 7.3% decrease week...
Benzinga  Apr 29  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade, Tim Seymour suggested that viewers should take profits in Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (ADR) (NYSE: MBT). Pete Najarian is a buyer of YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE: YPF). He noticed some unusual options activity in the...
Forbes  Apr 28  Comment 
In trading on Tuesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.4% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Harmony Gold Mining (HMY), up about 6.1% and shares of Agnico Eagle Mines...
Forbes  Apr 23  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 Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), where 4,050,000 units were destroyed, or a 5.3% decrease week...
Forbes  Apr 22  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.9% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Soufun Holdings (SFUN), up about 6.8% and shares of Leju Holdings...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 13  Comment 
The patented options-trade picking algorithms used by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) that should provide a 8.82% return in just 158 days. Sell one Sep. '15 call at the $19.00 level...
Forbes  Apr 10  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.7% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Anglogold Ashanti (AU), up about 7% and shares of Gold Fields (GFI), 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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