Exchange-traded funds tracking precious metals were the top performers Friday as both gold and silver futures finished with gains. The
iShares Silver Trust
ETF was higher by 1.8% to $125.66. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was adding 0.3% to $61.57.
Retail ETFs were also trading higher. Among individual names,
was gaining 1.8%,
was adding 1.7%,
was up 1.5%, and
was higher by 1.3%.
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
ETF was tacking on 0.9% to $19.63, and the
was higher by 0.4% to $99.32.
PowerShares Lux Nanotech
ETF was also gaining ground after holding
rose 2.9%. The ETF was adding 9 cents, or 0.5%, to $17.30.
On the downside, the
B2B Internet HOLDRs
dropped as holdings
lost ground. The ETF was losing 3 cents, or 1.4%, to $2.16.
ETF was also among the losers. Holdings
Research In Motion
were lower by 2.7% and 1.4%, respectively. The ETF was falling by 75 cents, or 1.2%, to $59.90.