Semiconductor-related ETFs were Monday's best performers. Among individual names,
was adding 3.5%,
was rising by 2.3%,
was higher by 2%, and
was gaining 1.6%.
was recently up 1.7% to $50.18. The
iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor
ETF was gaining 1.5% to $61.39. The
PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors
ETF was rising by 1.3% to $17.21, and the
was adding 1% to $33.93.
ETF was also among the winners. Holdings
Research In Motion
were higher by 2.2% or more. The ETF was gaining 68 cents, or 1.1%, to $61.17.
Elsewhere, commodity-related ETFs were the worst performers as gold futures gave back $3.80 to $626.30 an ounce. Silver was also lower by 22 cents to $12.89 an ounce, and copper fell by a penny to $3.11 a pound.
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF was falling by 2.2% to $38.14. The
iShares Silver Trust
ETF was recently down 1.1% to $128.23. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF gave back 0.8% to $61.99. The
SPDR Metals & Mining
ETF was losing 0.4% to $47.21.
Also among decliners, the
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
ETF was falling nearly 1% ahead of earnings reports from
, due later this week. The ETF was down 17 cents to $18.93.