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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking gold were hammered on Monday.

Exchange-traded funds following gold were among the worst performers of Monday's session as futures dropped in price.

Recently, gold prices were dropping $19.70 to $734.40 an ounce.


Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF was lower by $1.13 or 2.5%, to $44.46. The

PowerShares DB Base Metals

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was down 68 cents, or 2.6%, to $25.72. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

was declining 88 cents, or 1.2%, to $72.66. The

PowerShares DB Precious Metals

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eased 34 cents, or 1.2%, to $28.10.

ETFs tracking homebuilders were also among the worst losers of a mixed session Monday. Recently,


(HOV) - Get Report


Standard Pacific



D.R. Horton

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(LEN) - Get Report




were all losing 2% or more.


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

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was down 68 cents, or 3%, to $22.10. The

SPDR S&P Homebuilders

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fell 38 cents, or 1.6%, to $22.99.

Oil-related ETFs were also on the decline, as crude sank $1.47 to $79.75 a barrel. Over the last seven sessions, the November contract has lost 3.8%.


United States Oil

(USO) - Get Report

ETF was losing $1.28, or 2.1%, to $61. The

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iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index

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slid 95 cents, or 2.1%, to $45.01. The

PowerShares DB Oil

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was down 37 cents, or 1.3%, to $29.10.

Real estate ETFs were also under pressure. Deutsche Securities downgraded

Kimco Realty

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Avalon Bay

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Boston Properties

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Public Storage

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to hold from buy.


Ultra Real Estate ProShares

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was losing $1.45, or 2.7%, to $52.02. The

Vanguard REIT Index

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ETF was lower by $1.16, or 1.5%, to $75.53. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate

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eased 77 cents, or 1%, to $80.03.

On the other hand, the

Internet Architecture HOLDRs


was one of few winners, buoyed by


(GOOG) - Get Report

, which topped the $600 level for the first time Monday. Among its holdings,


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were up by 2.1% and 2.7%, respectively.

The Internet Architecture HOLDRs was recently up 46 cents, or 0.9%, to $54.30.