This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Friday's ETF Winners & Losers

Overseas-related exchange-traded funds were among the best performers Friday, as Chinese and European indices were mostly higher.

In Asia, China's CSI 300 Index rose 1.6% and India's BSE Sensex 30 Index added 1.8% overnight. France's CAC 40 Index gained 0.8%, London's FTSE 100 Index added 0.4% and the Swiss Market Index tacked on 0.3%.

The iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (FXI) was higher by $3.02, or 2.2%, to $141.03. The SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific (GMF) was adding $1.24, or 1.7%, to $74.66. The iPath MSCI India Index (INP) gained 83 cents, or 1.4%, to $58.52. The Europe 2001 HOLDRs (EKH) was up $1.06, or 1.3%, to $82.13.

ETFs tracking crude oil were also higher, as the front-month contract jumped 71 cents to $70.54 a barrel. The Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares (DIG) climbed $2.04, or 2.2%, to $93.93. The United States Oil (USO) ETF was up 71 cents, or 1.4%, to $53.36. The PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production (PXE) rose 27 cents, or 1.3%, to $21.38.

On the other hand, ETFs tracking real estate were falling hard Friday as traders continued to fret about the health of credit markets. Among REIT stocks, ProLogis (PLD), Equity Residential (EQR), Simon Property Group (SPG) and General Growth Properties (GGP) were down 1.3% or more.

The Ultra Real Estate ProShares (URE) gave back $1.01, or 2.3%, to $43.71. The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate (IYR) was down 93 cents, or 1.3%, to $73.29. The iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs (REM) was off 12, or 0.4%, to $31.26.

Bundled securities tracking the banking and financial sector were set to notch another losing session as the chances of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve at their September meeting dwindled, reigniting fears of liquidity problems in the market.

The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services (IYG) was losing 86 cents, or 0.7%, to $122.75. The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks (IAT) gave back 30 cents, or 0.6%, to $46.99. The Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) ETF sank 16 cents, or 0.5%, to $34.26. The KBW Regional Banking (KRE) ETF was lower by 31 cents, or 0.7%, to $45.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
DIG $24.85 0.00%
GMF $64.98 0.00%
FXI $29.07 0.00%
INP $55.12 0.00%
IYR $67.13 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 15,973.84 +313.66 2.00%
S&P 500 1,864.78 +35.70 1.95%
NASDAQ 4,337.5120 +70.6750 1.66%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs