In trading on Wednesday, the Junior Gold Miners ETF ( GDXJ ) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3% on the day. Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of Pretium Resources ( PVG ), up about 19.3% and shares of Torex Gold Resources (TXG.CA), up about 14.6% on the day.
And underperforming other ETFs today is the iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF ( IYM ), down about 0.8% in Wednesday afternoon trading. Among components of that ETF with the weakest showing on Wednesday were shares of United States Steel ( X ), lower by about 4%, and shares of Mosaic ( MOS ), lower by about 2.3% on the day.
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