Tech-related exchange-traded funds rebounded along with the larger market Friday, aided by a big rise in
The chipmaker was up 14%, after reporting earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.
Advanced Micro Devices
both also were up more than 2%.
Ultra Semiconductor ProShares
was benefiting, rising $2.45, or 3.3%, to $76.35.
was gaining 80 cents, or 2.3%, to $36.49. The
iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor
was adding $1.34, or 2.1%, to $63.95. The
SPDR S&P Semiconductor
was ascending 72 cents, or 1.4%, to $51.59.
Internet-related funds also were making gains.
was soaring more than 7% after an analyst upgrade.
also were making gains.
The Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
was tacking on 12 cents, or 2.3%, to $5.33. The
was adding 69 cents, or 1.2%, to $60.49.
also was on the rise, thanks to gains for
. The ETF was adding $1.58, or 0.9%, to $178.04.
Bundled securities tracking precious metals and energy did not participate in Friday's rally. Oil futures were trading down $1.19 to $65.74 a barrel, as fears subsided about damage caused by a cyclone in the Persian Gulf. Metals prices, meanwhile, slid as the dollar rallied against foreign currencies. The July gold contract was losing $13.50 to $648.80, while silver was off 40 cents to $13.08.
PowerShares DB Silver
was losing 94 cents, or 3.5%, to $25.58. The
was off $4.28, or 3.2%, to $129.35. The
PowerShares DB Gold
was sinking 58 cents, or 2.2%, to $25.54. The
StreetTracks Gold Shares
was shedding $1.23, or 2%, to $64.03.
iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index
was losing 87 cents, or 2.3%, to $36.43.
PowerShares DB Oil
was off 47 cents, or 1.8%, to $26.32.