Bundled securities tracking energy were Friday's top performers, as oil jumped $1.02 in price to $58.90 a barrel. Among individual names,
was higher by 2.4%, and
was rising 2.3%.
Oil Services HOLDRs
ETF was higher by 3% to $135.49. The
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index
ETF was gaining 2.6% to $44.19, and the
SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment Services
ETF was recently up 2.5% to $28.50. The
PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration
ETF was rising by 2.4% to $18.71.
Commodity related exchange-traded funds were also strong performers as gold futures overcame earlier weakness. Gold was recently up $2.50 to $630.30 an ounce, having began the session lower.
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF was gaining 1.5% to $38.85. The
iShares COMEX Gold Trust
ETF was adding 0.7% to $62.40. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was recently up 0.7% to $62.36.
Elsewhere, ETFs tracking homebuilders were weaker as bond yields were on the move upward. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note was down 22/32 in price to yield 4.69% after the Labor Department said the economy added 92,000 jobs in October, below expectations for a gain of 125,000 jobs. Payroll numbers for September and August was also higher than first reported, and for those two months together an additional 139,000 jobs were formed.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction
ETF was losing 1.8% to $37.42. The
ETF was giving back 1.6% to $33.04, and the
PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction
ETF was off 0.5% to $15.34.
Securities tracking retail were also trading lower. Among individual names,
were losing 2% or more.
was down 1.7% to $39.54, and the
was falling by 1.1% to $96.45. The
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
was sliding by 1% to $18.35.