Exchange traded funds (ETFs) tracking miners, coffee futures and semiconductor stocks paced Tuesday’s gainers as the commodity markets again stole the spotlight.
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDX) and Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ) were both up more than 4%. [Gold, Silver ETFs Sparkle As Metals Hit Fresh Highs.]
The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JO) gained over 4% as well.
Semiconductor ETFs were also strong Tuesday following a $6.5 billion deal in the sector. [Semiconductor ETFs Rise On M&A News.]
Semiconductor HOLDRS (AMEX: SMH) was up nearly 3% in the last half-hour of trading.
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF
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