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ETF Awards: Best, Worst and What to Watch in 2014

By Eric Balchunas - 2013-12-19T16:50:25Z

Photograph by Viktor Drachev/AFP via Getty Images

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What to Watch in 2014

2013’s Losers 

This time last year, some of the most depressed and downright disdained ETFs were solar energy, Japan and Europe. Those turned out to be 2013’s big winners. The only problem with investing in beaten-up areas of the market? Sometimes they fall further. Yet inevitably some of today’s losers will emerge as tomorrow’s winners and we’ll forget we ever hated them so much. 

Some of today’s losers to watch include the Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX), down 54 percent; ETFS Physical Precious Metals Basket Trust (GLTR), down 27 percent; the Market Vectors Coal ETF (KOL), down 22 percent; the GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Fund (GCC), down 10 percent; and the Market Vectors Russia ETF (RSX), down 6 percent.