QUOTE AND NEWS
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...
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF (IEZ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.2% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Tetra Tech (TTI), up about 4.8% and shares of...
Forbes  Jul 16  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.3% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of McEwen Mining (MUX), up about 4.4% and shares of Hecla Mining (HL), up...
The Market Financial  Jun 24  Comment 
Recently, the gold and gold mining stocks have surged higher over the past three weeks. The highly followed Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) jumped higher by more than $4.00 a share since May 29th, 2014. Today, the Market Vectors Gold...
Forbes  Jun 20  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 10,850,000 units were destroyed, or a 3.4% decrease week over week.  Among the...
FX Street  Jun 20  Comment 
The BIG picture of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is getting increasingly constructive.... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Jun 13  Comment 
My relative strength chart of SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) vs. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
The Market Financial  May 27  Comment 
This morning, many of the leading gold mining stocks are coming under some sharp selling pressure. The highly followed Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) is trading lower by 0.51 cents to $22.78 a share. Traders and investors must note...
Market Intelligence Center  May 21  Comment 
After closing Tuesday at $23.39, Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 5.31% return in just 122 days, which is an annualized return of 15.89% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Sep....
Forbes  Apr 23  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 Alacer Gold (ASR.CA), up about 8.2% and shares of Detour Gold...




 
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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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