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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Real estate- and housing-related funds are among Monday's worst performers.

Exchange-traded funds tracking the real estate and housing sector were among the worst performers Monday, after a

Federal Reserve

official offered a bearish outlook for the sector.

San Francisco Fed President Janet Yellen told the National Association for Business Economics that the recent financial market turmoil will prolong the housing sector adjustment.

Vornado Realty Trust

(VNO) - Get Report



(PLD) - Get Report

were both lower by more than 1%.


Ultra Real Estate ProShares

(URE) - Get Report

was falling 72 cents, or 1.7%, to $41.52. The

First Trust S&P REIT

(FRI) - Get Report

ETF was down 69 cents, or 3.9%, to $17.11. The

SPDR Dow Jones Wilshire International Real Estate

(RWX) - Get Report

was off by $1.32, or 2.2%, to $58.63.

Homebuilders and construction were also under pressure.

D.R. Horton

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Toll Brothers

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Beazer Homes

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all slid by 2.4% or more.


PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction

(PKB) - Get Report

lost 48 cents, or 2.5%, to $1.71. The

SPDR S&P Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

was down 33 cents, or 1.4%, to $22.91. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

shed 24 cents, or 1.1%, to $21.75.

Basic materials-related ETFs were also lower. Among individual stocks,


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(NUE) - Get Report



(FCX) - Get Report

were losing 1% or more.


Ultra Basic Materials ProShares

(UYM) - Get Report

eased $2.37, or 2.9%, to $79.36. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials

(IYM) - Get Report

was off 76 cents, or 1.1%, to $67.15. The

Vanguard Materials

(VAW) - Get Report

was down 98 cents, or 1.2%, to $80.07.

There were few winners during Monday's losing session. The

United States Natural Gas

(UNG) - Get Report

ETF was rising 3.6% as natural gas tacked on 18 cents to $5.68 per million British thermal units. The ETF was up $1.23 to $35.57.