In early February, iShares launched five separate equities focused on commodities.
The five funds and their expense ratios are:
If you've watched the roller coaster of gold prices, you might be a bit queasy. And if that upset stomach made you think about returning to the world of equities through gold miners, you wouldn't be alone. Precious metals mining ETFs now hold $12.4 billion in AUM. But what exactly are you getting with this not-quite-gold exposure?
Various factors led to a few surprises and disappointments in the ETF world on Thursday, with some funds seeing jumps of up to 2 percent, while others fell by nearly 5 percent, according to an article on The Street.
Street contributor Don Dion reflected on the best- and worst-performing ETF of Thursday.
Those highlighted in the winning category and their daily returns include: