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Forbes  Sep 1  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 21,600,000 units, or a 12.6% increase week over week. ...
Forbes  Aug 31  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.5% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN), up about 1.8% and shares...
Forbes  Aug 20  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 5.3% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Gold Fields (GFI), up about 15.4% and shares of Anglogold Ashanti (AU),...
Forbes  Aug 13  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 5,750,000 units, or a 3.4% increase week over week....
Forbes  Aug 12  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 10,400,000 units were destroyed, or a 3.1% decrease week over week. Among the...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX). Look at the Mar. '16 $14.00 covered call for a net debit in the $12.42 area. This trade has a duration of 220...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 10  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 13.04% return in just 221 days. Buy one...
Forbes  Aug 7  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.2% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of IAMGOLD (IAG), up about 8.1% and shares of Barrick Gold (ABX), up about...
Forbes  Aug 6  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, 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 Primero Mining (PPP), up about 7.9% and shares of Barrick Gold (ABX), up...
Forbes  Aug 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 4,450,000 units, or a 2.6% 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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