Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking metals and mining are up.
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Exchange-traded funds tracking metals and mining were among the day's best performers. Gold was recently higher by $5.20 to $652.30 an ounce, and silver was tacking on 9 cents to $13.17 an ounce.


iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

was higher by 1.4% to $133.10. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was rising 1% to $65.78. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

ETF was adding 0.9% to $65.82. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF was gaining 0.5% to $40.04.

Bundled securities tracking the energy sector were also among the winners of the day. The front-month May crude contract was recently adding 47 cents to $62.75 a barrel.


United States Oil

(USO) - Get Report

ETF was adding 1.1% to $51.13. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index

(XES) - Get Report

ETF rose 1% to $37.30. The

PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration

(PXE) - Get Report

ETF was climbing 0.5% to $20.38. The

Energy Select Sector SPDR

(XLE) - Get Report

ETF was recently up 0.5% to $60.52.

On the flip side, ETFs tracking homebuilders were the worst performers following key economic data. Shortly after the opening bell, the government said new-home sales unexpectedly fell 3.9% in February to 848,000 annualized units from a revised 882,000 in January. Economists had expected sales to rise to 985,000 annualized units.


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

ETF was recently down 2.3% at $35.97. The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

ETF was sliding 1.8% at $34.09.


B2B Internet HOLDRs


ETF was also lower as



was slipping 1.4%. The ETF was off 3 cents, or 1.4%, to $2.13.