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Exchange-traded funds tracking financial names were among the few losers in a banner week on Wall Street.

Disappointing earnings and more writedowns held the financial ETFs back.

For the week, the

First Trust Financial AlphaDex

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ETF was lower by 2.7% to $15.69. The

iShares S&P Global Financials

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ETF eased 0.4% to $82.02. The

Financial Select Sector SPDR

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ETF lost 0.1% to $29.33.

On Wednesday,

Morgan Stanley

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reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.61 a share and said it had to write down the value of its mortgage-related assets by $9.4 billion. The following day,

Bear Stearns

( BSC) posted a quarterly loss, the first in the company's history, due to a $1.9 billion writedown from mortgage-related losses.

Goldman Sachs

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handily beat Wall Street's fourth-quarter earnings and revenue estimates on Tuesday, but still finished lower for the week.

Additionally, Standard & Poor's cut its credit outlook Wednesday for


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( ABK) to negative from stable.

On the winning side, a blockbuster report from

Research In Motion

( RIMM) boosted the

Wireless HOLDRs

( WMH) ETF. The BlackBerry maker posted third-quarter earnings and revenue Friday that more than doubled from a year ago. The Wireless HOLDRs ETF finished up 2.8% at $73.70.

Fellow tech giant


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reported a fiscal second-quarter profit that jumped 35% from a year ago, surpassing Wall Street's estimates. The

Software HOLDRs


finsihed the week higher by 2% at $44.37.

Energy-related ETFs also were among winners of the week as crude added 2.2% over the five sessions, ending at $93.31 a barrel.

United States Oil

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added 2% to $73.70. The

iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index

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rose 1.9% to $54.31. The

PowerShares DB Oil

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was up 0.1% to $33.23.

Bundled securities tracking gold futures were also higher for the week. Gold futures added 2.2% for the week to close at $815.40 an ounce.


Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF finished up 1.9% at $45.15. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

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ETF climbed 1.9% to $80.12. The

streetTracks Gold Shares

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ETF rose 1.9% to $80.