November 01, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Guide To Van Eck Market Vectors TR Gold Miners (GDX)
Gold ETFs have become exceptionally popular as these instruments mitigate many of the most pressing drawbacks to gold ownership – wide bid/ask spreads, physical storage needs, and convenient buying and selling options. Investors have more than a couple of choices within the gold ETF space, including choosing between bullion-oriented funds, futures-oriented funds, and funds which hold gold miners stocks. As the largest gold miner-oriented fund, Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is an interesting option worthy of further exploration [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. In A Nutshell GDX gives investors exposure to gold prices through ownership stakes in gold mining companies. The Gold Miners ETF was launched in May of 2006 and has since accumulated nearly $10 billion in assets under management [see Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio]. This ETF replicates the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index – a modified market cap-weighted index that includes [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: How To Find The Best Gold Miner ETF Which Gold Miner ETF Has The Highest Correlation To Gold? Soros Dumps Gold ETF Assets Gold ETFs In 2012: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Gold Miner ETFs: Breaking Down All The Options
Gold ETFs have become exceptionally popular as these instruments mitigate many of the most pressing drawbacks to gold ownership – wide bid/ask spreads, physical storage needs, and convenient buying and selling options. Investors have more than a couple of choices within the gold ETF space, including choosing between bullion-oriented funds, futures-oriented funds, and funds which hold gold miners stocks. As the largest gold miner-oriented fund, Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is an interesting option worthy of further exploration [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. In A Nutshell GDX gives investors exposure to gold prices through ownership stakes in gold mining companies. The Gold Miners ETF was launched in May of 2006 and has since accumulated nearly $10 billion in assets under management [see Mining Boom ETFdb Portfolio]. This ETF replicates the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index – a modified market cap-weighted index that includes [...]

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