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SeekingAlpha  Mar 31  Comment 
By Morningstar: By Samuel Lee and Ben Johnson Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) came strong out of the gate in 2014, after posting three consecutive years of negative returns--declining nearly 66% in aggregate from 2011 through 2013. Is...
Forbes  Mar 19  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 16,850,000 units, or a 5.4% increase week over week.  Among the largest...
Forbes  Mar 17  Comment 
In trading on Monday, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund ETF (FBT) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 1.6% on the day.  Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Biogen Idec (BIIB), up about 4.2% and...
Benzinga  Mar 11  Comment 
ETF Outlook for the week of March 10, 2014 Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX) The gold mining stocks has been the big winners in 2014 with GDX up 24 percent year-to-date. The move has coincided with a rally in gold to the best...
Clusterstock  Feb 10  Comment 
In investing, when everyone's going one way, it pays to go the other way. That's essentially what Jeffrey Gundlach recommended during his January 14 webcast when we presented his 2014 forecasts. Among other things, he said that gold and gold...
FX Street  Feb 10  Comment 
There are some interesting and potentially very constructive things going on in the longer-term... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
SeekingAlpha  Jan 16  Comment 
By Paul Mosgovoy: The entire silver and gold mining sector has been laid waste and is littered with the carcasses of once high‑flying equities. One has to look only as far as the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) to see a peak-to-trough...
SeekingAlpha  Jan 14  Comment 
By Bram de Haas: If you asked me if I would ever write a pro-gold article five years ago, I would have told you: "not in a million years". I am a contrarian by nature and the metal was just too popular for my tastes. I never considered writing...
FX Street  Dec 30  Comment 
In that today is Friday-- the last session of the week, it is interesting to note that the Market... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
Benzinga  Dec 20  Comment 
Gold fell by more than three percent on Thursday to close out the session at the lowest price in more than three years. The February gold contract closed at $1,193.60/ounce, after falling $41.40 or 3.4 percent on the day. Shares of the SPDR...




 
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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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