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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Chip funds are higher.

The

PowerShares Lux Nanotech

(PXN)

exchange-traded fund was one of the top gainers Monday, thanks to gains of 11% or more in holdings

NVE Corp.

(NVEC) - Get NVE Corporation Report

and

Nucryst Pharmaceuticals

(NCST)

. The ETF was higher by 27 cents, or 1.5%, to $18.56.

Bundled securities tracking semiconductors were also performing well. Among individual names,

Broadcom

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rose 3.4%,

KLA-Tencor

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was higher by 3.2%, and

Nvidia

(NVDA) - Get NVIDIA Corporation Report

tacked on 2.1%.

The

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor

(IGW)

ETF was gaining 1.2% to $60.78. The

Semiconductor HOLDRs

(SMH) - Get VanEck Semiconductor ETF Report

was adding 1.1% to $33.93, and the

SPDR Semiconductor

(XSD) - Get SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF Report

was up 1.2% to $48.56.

On the flipside, energy-related ETFs were dropping as crude prices plummeted below $59 a barrel. The

PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services

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ETF was losing 1.6% to $19.20. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get VanEck Oil Services ETF Report

ETF was falling by 1.2% to $133.18, and the

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index

(IEO) - Get iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF Report

ETF was giving back 1.2% to $47.65.

Meanwhile, the

Telecom HOLDRs

(PXN)

ETF sank after major holding

Verizon

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fell 3.6% despite posting third-quarter earnings that beat the Thomson First Call average estimate. The ETF was off 42 cents, or 1.2%, to $34.33.