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Exchange-traded funds tracking homebuilders were Friday's top performers. Late Thursday, former

Federal Reserve

Chairman Alan Greenspan said that the current housing slump may not worsen and might not subtract from gross domestic product growth.

The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF Report

ETF was higher by 3.2% at $37.04. The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF Report

ETF was adding 3% to $33.24. The

PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction

(PKB) - Get Invesco Dynamic Building & Construction ETF Report

ETF was jumping by 1.2% to $15.72.

The

Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs

( IIH) ETF was also among the winners. Holdings

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Akamai Technologies

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and

VeriSign

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were higher by 3.4% or more. The ETF was gaining 9 cents, or 1.7%, to $5.54.

Elsewhere, commodity-related ETFs were the worst performers following Thursday's strong advance. Gold futures gave back $6.70 to $630.10 an ounce and copper fell 22 cents to $3.09 a pound.

The

SPDR Metals & Mining

(XME) - Get SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF Report

ETF was losing 2.6% to $47.20. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF was falling by 2.5% to $38.91. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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ETF gave back 1% to $62.31.

Bundled securities tracking energy were getting crushed, as oil dropped $1.57 in price to close at $59.59 a barrel. Among individual names,

Sunoco

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was down 2.1%,

Marathon Oil

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was losing 1.5%, and

Hess

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was off by 1.4%.

The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF Report

ETF was lower by 2.4% to $136.57. The

SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment Services

(XES) - Get SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF Report

ETF was recently down 2.3% to $29.04. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index

(IEZ) - Get iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF Report

ETF was losing 2.1% to $44.48. The

SPDR Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

(XOP) - Get SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF Report

ETF was off 1.8% to $38.20.