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Forbes  Nov 19  Comment 
In trading on Wednesday, the iShares Latin America 40 ETF (ILF) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 0.8% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile (SQM), up about 4.8% and...
Benzinga  Nov 19  Comment 
On CNBC's Options Action, Dan Nathan said that Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX) had three times average daily call options volume on Tuesday. He added that calls outnumbered puts three to one. Nathan noticed a big trade when the stock...
Forbes  Nov 17  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 5,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.7% decrease week over week.  Among the...
Forbes  Nov 10  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 Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 12,700,000 units, or a 31.5% increase week over week.  Among...
Forbes  Nov 3  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 Bull 3x Shares (NUGT), which added 10,050,000 units, or a 27.6% increase week over week.  Among...
Forbes  Oct 30  Comment 
In trading on Thursday, the iShares Latin America 40 ETF (ILF) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 2.4% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Itau Unibanco Banco Multiplo (ITUB), up about 9.2% and...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 30  Comment 
After closing Wednesday at $19.64, Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 4.86% return in just 79 days, which is an annualized return of 22.44% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one...
Forbes  Oct 17  Comment 
In trading on Friday, the Biotech ETF (BBH) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Regeneron Pharmaceutical (REGN), up about 9.7% and shares of Cepheid (CPHD), up...
Motley Fool  Sep 16  Comment 
Is the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF a fit for your portfolio today?
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 16  Comment 
Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) closed Monday at $23.91 and technical indicators recently have been bearish. Based in part on those numbers, MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms have identified a couple of attractive trading...




 
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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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