Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking software makers are stronger.
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Exchange-traded funds tracking software makers were among Monday's top performers. Among individual names,

Symantec

(SYMC) - Get Report

was adding 2.8%,

Adobe Systems

(ADBE) - Get Report

was gaining 2.7%, and

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

was higher by 1.7%.

The

Software HOLDRs

(SWH)

was adding 58 cents, or 1.5%, to $40.38, and the

iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index

(IGV) - Get Report

ETF was rising by 47 cents, or 1.1%, to $44.72.

Telecom-related ETFs were also stronger.

DirecTV

(DTV)

was adding 3.8%,

Level 3 Communications

(LVLT)

was gaining 2.2%, and

Verizon

(VZ) - Get Report

was edging higher by 1.2%.

The

Telecom HOLDRs

(TTH)

was gaining 36 cents, or 1.1%, to $34.57, and the

PowerShares Dynamic Telecom & Wireless

(PTE) - Get Report

ETF was rising by 20 cents, or 1.1% to $19.03.

On the downside, the

SPDR Biotech

(XBI) - Get Report

was Monday's worst performing ETF, falling 3.1%.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

(VRTX) - Get Report

dropped more than 5%. The ETF was recently losing $1.59 to $49.38.

The

PowerShares Lux Nanotech

(PXN)

ETF was also losing ground after holding

Accelrys

(ACCL)

fell 4%. The ETF was down 18 cents, or 1%, to $17.79.

Oil-related stocks were also lower as crude prices finished weaker. The

United States Oil

(USO) - Get Report

ETF was losing 1.3% to $52.90, and the

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index

(OIL) - Get Report

ETF was down 1.2% to $38.84.