Daily ETF Returns: GDX Leads Miners

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The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) climbed 5.92 percent on Thursday, Aug. 15, leading a pack of mining funds to outperform during that trading day in spite of down markets. The S'P 500 lost 24.07 points, or 1.43 percent, closing at 1,661.32, and U.S.-listed ETFs dropped to $1.528 trillion.

Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '5,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 5.92% 66,608,280 7,385.67
DBS PowerShares DB Silver 5.46% 24,419 38.76
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN 4.36% 834,240 17.16
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term 4.36% 841,054 177.70
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 4.36% 52,518,038 1,393.85
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners 4.00% 85,557 39.50
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners 3.84% 33,910 7.30
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers 3.42% 157,510 35.88
CORN Teucrium Corn 3.35% 211,021 53.09
SIL Global X Silver Miners 3.34% 528,405 256.89

Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '5,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
TAN Guggenheim Solar -3.88% 198,267 164.52
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy -2.80% 360,607 186.19
TUR iShares MSCI Turkey -2.73% 150,534 653.45
XBI SPDR S'P Biotech -2.72% 349,122 967.68
BRXX EGShares Brazil Infrastructure -2.66% 20,310 57.36
EWUS iShares MSCI United Kingdom Small-Cap -2.53% 7,709 7.10
IGN iShares North American Tech-Multimedia Networking -2.52% 67,795 259.51
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy -2.51% 197,728 61.15
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology -2.50% 238,503 699.66
PXQ PowerShares Dynamic Networking -2.49% 7,764 31.76

Disclaimer:All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

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