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Monday's ETF Winners & Losers

Homebuilder-related funds were among the day's best performers Monday.

Exchange-traded funds tracking the homebuilding sector were the biggest winners of a losing session Monday, as several holdings surged.

Standard Pacific

(SPF)

jumped nearly 15%, while

Hovnanian

(HOV) - Get Report

,

Toll Brothers

(TOL) - Get Report

,

Beazer Homes

(BZH) - Get Report

and

Meritage Homes

(MTH) - Get Report

jumped 5% or more.

The

SPDR S&P Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

was jumping $1.08, or 5.2%, to $21.98. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

rose 90 cents, or 4.6%, to $20.30.

Retail-related ETFs were also gaining ground, as

Lowe's

(LOW) - Get Report

,

Costco Wholesale

(COST) - Get Report

,

PetSmart

(PETM)

and

Kroger

(KR) - Get Report

were all higher by at least 1%.

The

SPDR S&P Retail

(XRT) - Get Report

was up 57 cents, or 1.5%, at $37.95. The

Retail HOLDRs

(RTH) - Get Report

added 63 cents, or 0.7%, to $97.11. The

PowerShares Dynamic Retail

(PMR) - Get Report

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was higher by 22 cents, or 1.3%, to $17.27.

Meanwhile, energy-related ETFs were the worst performers to start the week as oil prices pulled back after setting an all-time high Friday. Crude was recently down $1.69 to $86.91.

The

Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares

(DIG) - Get Report

dropped $5.41, or 4.9%, to $104.40. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Energy

(IYE) - Get Report

was losing $3.07, or 2.4%, to $126.81. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration

(IEO) - Get Report

was down $1.49, or 2.4%, to $60.87.

Bundled securities tracking basic materials were also lower after chemicals maker

Rohm & Haas

(ROH)

said it will raise prices for most of its chemical products by 5% to 15% at the end of the month. The stock, as well as

Monsanto

(MON)

,

DuPont

(DD) - Get Report

and

Dow Chemical

(DOW) - Get Report

, was losing about 1%.

Meanwhile, metals and mining stocks were losing ground as commodity futures tumbled.

Newmont Mining

(NEM) - Get Report

,

Freeport-McMoRan

(FCX) - Get Report

and

Alcoa

(AA) - Get Report

were all trading lower.

The

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Materials

(RTM) - Get Report

was losing $2.36, or 4%, to $57.05. The

Ultra Basic Materials ProShares

(UYM) - Get Report

was down $3.35, or 3.5%, to $93.72. The

iShares S&P Global Materials

(MXI) - Get Report

was falling $2.11, or 2.7%, to $76.61.