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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

ETFs related to oil services were higher after BP (BP - Get Report) said it was stopping production at Prudhoe Bay in Alaska to repair a pipeline leak. The shutdown removes up to 400,000 barrels a day from the world's supply.

The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (XOP) ETF was gaining 13 cents, or 0.3%, to $39.87, the Oil Services HOLDRs (OIH) ETF was tacking on a penny at $140.06, and the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index (IEZ) was recently higher by 4 cents to $45.67.

A rise of nearly 1% in the price of gold supported the streetTRACKS Gold Shares (GLD) ETF, which was up 39 cents, or 0.6%, to $64.67, and the iShares COMEX Gold Trust (IAU), higher by 45 cents, or 0.7%, to $64.81.

Meanwhile, products tracking the semiconductor sector were lower after Prudential cut its earnings and revenue estimates for chipmaker Intel (INTC - Get Report) on the belief that demand for the company's Core 2 Duo chip will be softer than expected.

The PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors (PSI) ETF was falling by 0.8% to $15.73, the iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor (IGW) ETF was down 0.8% to $54.92, and the Semiconductor HOLDRS (SMH) was losing 0.7% to $31.06.

The B2B Internet HOLDRs (PSJ) ETF was another weak performer as holdings Ariba (ARBA) and Checkfree (CKFR) were off 2% or more. The B2B Internet HOLDRs was lower by 4 cents, or 2%, to $1.99.

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SMH $55.44 -0.38%
GLD $114.19 -0.20%
XOP $52.93 -0.09%
PSJ $41.69 -0.52%
BP $42.57 0.15%

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