Wednesday April 7th ETF Movers: GDX, IPD

In midday trading Wednesday, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (AMEX: GDX) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.1% on the day. And underperforming other ETFs today is the SPDR International Consumer Discretionary ETF (AMEX: IPD), down about 1.9% in Wednesday afternoon trading.

About Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the AMEX Gold Miners index. The fund generally normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and American depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. The fund is nondiversified.

TOP 10 HOLDINGS ( 73.67% OF TOTAL ASSETS)  

Company Symbol % Assets
Barrick Gold Corporation Common (ABX) 16.56
Goldcorp Incorporated Common St (GG) 12.47
Newmont Mining Corporation (Hol (NEM) 10.8
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. Common S (AU) 5.89
Kinross Gold Corporation Common (KGC) 5.64
Compania Mina Buenaventura, S.A (BVN) 4.88
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited Comm (AEM) 4.69
Gold Fields Ltd. American Depos (GFI) 4.3
Yamana Gold, Inc. Ordinary Shar (AUY) 4.26
Eldorado Gold Corp Ltd Ordinary (EGO) 4.1

About the SPDR International Consumer Discretionary ETF (IPD)

The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the Developed Ex-U.S. BMI Consumer Discretionary Sector index. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in ADRs and GDRs that comprise the index. It may invest in derivatives, cash and cash equivalents. The fund it is nondiversified.

TOP 10 HOLDINGS ( 29.69% OF TOTAL ASSETS)

Company Symbol % Assets
  (7203) 7.72
  (7267) 4.12
Daimler AG Common Stock (DAI) 3.01
  (6758) 2.7
Vivo Participacoes S.A. New Com (VIV) 2.46
Hennes & Mauritz AB, H & M ser (HM B) 2.17
LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUI (MC) 2.15
  (6752) 2.07
Hyundai Motor Co Ltd N/A 1.76
SWATCH GROUP ORD (UHR) 1.53



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