was the session's best performer Monday as
said it will go private through the largest leveraged buyout in history. The ETF was higher by $4.10, or 3%, to $139.71.
Other utility-related ETFs were also faring well. The
Utilities Select Sector SPDR
ETF was tacking on 2.5% to $39.63. The
iShares Dow Jones US Utilities
ETF was higher by 2.2% to $96.40.
PowerShares Lux Nanotech
ETF was also gaining ground after holdings
Cambridge Display Technology
were up by 4.6% and 4.1%, respectively. The ETF was higher by 20 cents, or 1.1%, to $17.94.
On the other hand, transportation stocks were weaker as the price of oil pushed as high as $61.75 a barrel. The
iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average
ETF was losing $2.10, or 2.3%, to $90.49.
B2B Internet HOLDRs
was one of the session's worst performers as holding
was falling nearly 1.5%. The ETF was down 3 cents, or 1.6%, to $2.24.