The

B2B Internet HOLDRs

(BHH)

ETF was Friday's best performer, rising 3.6%. Holdings

Checkfree

(CKFR)

,

Ariba

(ARBA)

and

Agile Software

(AGIL)

were all higher by 1.3% or more. The B2B Internet HOLDRs was gaining 8 cents to $2.28.

Also among the winners was the

Wireless HOLDRs

(WMH)

, as

Sprint Nextel

(S) - Get Report

was tacking on 2%. The ETF was recently up 75 cents, or 1.3%, to $59.54.

A 2.8% rise in

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

boosted the

Internet Architecture HOLDRs

(IAH)

by nearly 1%.

On the downside, retail-related funds were suffering. The

PowerShares Dynamic Retail

(PMR) - Get Report

ETF was falling by 0.7% to $18.11, as holding

Nordstrom

(JWN) - Get Report

was dropping 2.7%.

In addition, the

Retail HOLDRs

(RTH) - Get Report

slipped 0.5% as

Kohl's

(KSS) - Get Report

and

Lowe's

(LOW) - Get Report

were losing 1.5%.

Gold-related ETFs were also moving lower as the price of gold fell. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was recently down 31 cents, or 0.5%, to $59.48, and the

iShares Comex Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

ETF was losing 27 cents, or 0.5%, to $59.53.