PowerShares Lux Nanotech
ETF was Friday's best gainer after holding
surged 10.3%. The ETF was up 24 cents, or 1.4%, to $17.91.
Also among winners, the
was gaining nearly 1% as
were rising 2%. The ETF was adding 48 cents, or 0.9%, to $53.50.
ETFs tracking software makers were also rising. Among individual names,
was gaining 3.9%,
was adding 2%, and
was higher by 1.8%.
PowerShares Dynamic Software
ETF was rising by 1.1% to $19.40. The
ETF was higher by 1% to $39.92.
Exchange-traded funds tracking mining and metal stocks were among the worst decliners. Both gold and silver futures finished with losses. The
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF was losing 2.1% to $40.38. The
iShares Silver Trust
ETF was recently lower by 1.2% to $137.14. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was off 1.1% to $62.05.
Oil-related stocks also finished lower as crude prices gave up early gains to finish lower. The
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index
ETF was losing 0.8% to $50.99. The
iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index
ETF was down 0.7% to $39.30.