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Friday's ETF Winners & Losers

Energy funds are strong.

Bundled securities tracking energy were the big winners Friday as crude oil was jumping $1.50 to $58.80 a barrel. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil

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ETF was recently up 2.9% to $36.30.


United States Oil

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ETF was recently adding 2.8% to $49.20. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF Report

was higher by 1.7% to $138.94.

ETFs tracking homebuilders were also higher thanks to gains of 4% or more in

Champion Enterprises




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Meritage Homes

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iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

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ETF was higher by 3.3% at $44.45. The

SPDR Homebuilders

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ETF was adding 2.4% to $39.67.

Exchange-traded funds following metals and mining were among the big decliners. Gold finished the session with loss of $11.50 to $651.50 an ounce, and silver slumped 35 cents to $13.37 an ounce.


iShares Silver Trust

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was lower by 1.9% to $133.45. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

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ETF was losing 1.6% to $64.24. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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ETF was down 1.6% to $64.18. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF shed 1.2% to $39.36.