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Friday's ETF Winners & Losers

The PowerShares Lux Nanotech ETF climbs.


PowerShares Lux Nanotech


ETF was Friday's best gainer after holding

Flamel Technologies


surged 10.3%. The ETF was up 24 cents, or 1.4%, to $17.91.

Also among winners, the

Internet HOLDRs


was gaining nearly 1% as





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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,

Adobe Systems


was gaining 3.9%,



was adding 2%, and

Citrix Systems


was higher by 1.8%.


PowerShares Dynamic Software


ETF was rising by 1.1% to $19.40. The

Software HOLDRs


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.