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ETF was among few winners Monday after holding
( NT) rose 2.5%. The ETF was recently up 18 cents, or 0.6%, to $32.71.
( BDH) was another winner, also thanks to Nortel's gain. The Broadband HOLDRs was recently adding 7 cents, or 0.4%, to $16.20.
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ETF was rising, boosted by a 5.1% gain in
. The company said it received a positive letter from Dutch Minister of Finance Gerrit Zalm regarding its merger with Euronext. The ETF was gaining 29 cents, or 0.5%, to $54.68.
Exchange-traded funds tracking mining and metal stocks were among the worst decliners. Both gold and silver futures finished with steep losses. The
iShares Silver Trust
ETF was losing 3.2% to $124.10. The
SPDR Metals & Mining
ETF was off 2% to $50.10. The
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF was losing 0.7% to $39.50.
Oil-related ETFs were also weak. Crude futures recently were falling by $1.13 to $62.30 a barrel. The
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index
ETF was giving back 3.2% to $49.21. The
SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
ETF was recently down 3% to $30.68. The
Oil Service HOLDRs
ETF was losing 2.6% to $145.69.
Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
( IIH) ETF was declining as
lost 2.2%. The ETF was down 7 cents, or 1.2%, to $5.65.