Shares of gold miners traded broadly lower Monday, as gold prices fell below a psychologically significant level on the back of a rallying U.S. dollar and stock market. The VanEck Gold Miners ETF /zigman2/quotes/206399889/composite GDX +0.71% slumped 2.4%, and has tumbled 9.5% amid a four-session losing streak, with 41 of 44 equity components losing ground. Among the more-active U.S.-listed components, shares of Hecla Mining Co. /zigman2/quotes/201669377/composite HL -0.82% slid 8.0%, Coeur Mining Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202240707/composite CDE +0.16% slid 7.3%, Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/203958044/composite HMY +2.30% dropped 2.6%, Gold Fields Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/203666867/composite GFI +2.15% gave up 2.3% and AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204252891/composite AU +1.72% fell 2.7%. Meanwhile, the SPDR Gold Shares /zigman2/quotes/200593176/composite GLD +0.43% lost 1.7% and continuous cold futures /zigman2/quotes/210034565/delayed GC00 +0.57% lost 2.2% to fall below the $1,500 mark. The gold miners ETF has now gained 27.1% year to date, while gold futures have advanced 15.1% and the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% has climbed 19.0%.