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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Health care and utilities again were up, while those focused on homebuilding slumped.


HealthShares Emerging Cancer


exchange-traded fund was higher for a second straight session.



, which surged 147% Friday after the Food and Drug Administration said the company's prostate cancer vaccine treatment, Provenge, was safe and effective in treating prostate cancer, was rising another 11.7%. The


was recently up 43 cents, or 1.8%, to $24.98.

Utility-related ETFs were also faring well. Among individual names,


(ETR) - Get Entergy Corporation Report



(EXC) - Get Exelon Corporation Report


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(FE) - Get FirstEnergy Corp. Report


Public Service Enterprise Group

(PEG) - Get Public Service Enterprise Group Inc Report

were climbing 2.3% or more.


Utilities Select Sector SPDR

(XLU) - Get Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund Report

ETF was tacking on 2.2% to $40.59. The

Utilities HOLDRs


ETF was higher by 1.9% to $143.47. The

iShares Dow Jones US Utilities

(IDU) - Get iShares U.S. Utilities ETF Report

ETF was adding 1.6% to $98.67.

On the flip side, ETFs tracking homebuilders were the worst performers. Among homebuilder names,


(HOV) - Get Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. Class A Report

was falling 3.5%,

Standard Pacific


was losing 3.3%,

Meritage Homes

(MTH) - Get Meritage Homes Corporation Report

was shedding 2.7% and

Beazer Homes

(BZH) - Get Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Report

was down 1.9%.


SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF Report

ETF was sliding 1.3% at $32.14. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF Report

ETF was recently down 1.1% at $33.78.


SPDR S&P Semiconductor

(XSD) - Get SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF Report

ETF was also among Monday's losers as holding

Maxim Integrated Products

(MXIM) - Get Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Report

sank 2.4%. The ETF was sliding 59 cents, or 1.2%, to $48.23.