31 Gold ETFs Investors Should Size Up

In the U.S., we will be watching for the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on Wednesday to glean hints on the Fed’s monetary policy.

Comex gold futures were trading around $1,239.1 per ounce Monday, compared to $1075.2 per ounce at the start of the year.

Investors who are interested in following the gold asset have a number ETF options available.

The largest gold ETFs and ETNs include:

  • SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD)
  • iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU)
  • ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF (NYSEArca: SGOL)
  • PowerShares DB Gold Fund (NYSEArca: DGL)
  • Van Eck Merk Gold Trust (NYSE Arca: OUNZ)
  • Credit Suisse Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (Nasdaq: GLDI)
  • AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Yen ETF (NYSEArca: GYEN)
  • AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Euro ETF (NYSEArca: GEUR)

Gold miner ETFs include:

  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDX)
  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ)
  • Sprott Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: SGDM)
  • iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners Fund (NYSEArca: RING)
  • Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: SGDJ)
  • Powershares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF (NYSEArca: PSAU)
  • Global X Gold Explorers ETF (NYSEArca: GLDX)

Some inverse and leveraged gold ETFs and ETNs:

  • Powershares DB Gold Double Long ETN (NYSEArca: DGP)
  • ProShares Ultra Gold ETF (NYSEArca: UGL)
  • ProShares UltraShort Gold ETF (NYSEArca: GLL)
  • VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN (NYSEArca: UGLD)
  • Powershares DB Gold Double Short ETN (NYSEArca: DZZ)
  • Powershares DB Gold Short ETN (NYSEArca: DGZ)
  • VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN (NYSEArca: DGLD)
  • Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares ETF (NYSEArca: NUGT)
  • Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares ETF (NYSEArca: DUST)
  • Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (NYSEArca: JNUG)
  • Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (NYSEArca: JDST)
  • ProShares Ultra Gold Miners (NYSEArca: GDXX)
  • ProShares Ultra Junior Miners (NYSEArca: GDJJ)
  • ProShares UltraShort Gold Miners (NYSEArca: GDXS)
  • ProShares UltraShort Junior Miners (NYSEArca: GDJS).