When precious metals Exchange Traded Funds are concerned the Silver ETFs are among the most popular ones. iShares Silver Trust or ETFS Silver Trust are examples of ETFs that track the price of this commodity. Silver is used in many industries – from electrical appliances to medical products. In comparison to gold, silver is much more volatile and thus more risky to invest in. Basically investing in precious metals, including silver, might be treated as a hedge against inflation, deflation or devaluation.
Silver ETFs on average are in the long-term down -31% in 4 years.
Silver, Precious metals, Commodity, Covered Call ETF is in the medium-term down -10% in 4 months. In the long-term down -23% in 4 years.
|Symbol||Company Name||Price||Change||Total net assets||Total expense ratio|
|AGQ||ProShares Ultra Silver||31.36||-1.07%||482.47 M||0.95%|
|DBS||PowerShares DB Silver Fund||24.61||-0.44%||0.79%|
|DSLV||VelocityShares 3x Inverse Silver ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Silver Inverse Index ER||33.45||1.52%|
|SIVR||ETFS Silver Trust||15.38||-0.52%||0.3%|
|SLV||iShares Silver Trust||14.91||-0.47%||6.55 B|
|SLVO||Credit Suisse AG - Credit Suisse Silver Shares Covered Call Exchange Traded Notes||8.11||-0.49%||26.2 M||0.65%|
|USV||E-TRACS USB Bloomberg Commodity Index Exchange Traded Notes E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Silver ETN||20.45|
|ZSL||ProShares UltraShort Silver||39.79||1.05%||71.02 M||0.95%|