This Week's ETF Winners & Losers

Housing-related funds were sharply lower.
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Foreign market-related exchange-traded funds were among the best performers for the past five sessions as global stocks stabilized following heavy losses the previous week.


iShares MSCI Malaysia Index

(EWM) - Get Report

ETF climbed 5.3% to $10.15, and the

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index

(EEM) - Get Report

was higher by 4% to $112.35. The

iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index

(FXI) - Get Report

rose 3.2% to $98.17, and the

Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock

(VWO) - Get Report

ETF added 3% to $75.37.

Bundled securities following semiconductors were also higher for the week. Among individual names,

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

rose 5.5%,

National Semiconductor


added 5.8%,

Fairchild Semiconductor

was higher by 4.7%, and


(ALTR) - Get Report

finished up 2.2%


SPDR Semiconductor

(XSD) - Get Report

ETF gained 2.4% for the week at $50.75. The

Semiconductors HOLDRs

(SMH) - Get Report

was higher by 2.9% to $34.61, and the

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor


ended up 2.5% at $61.72.

On the flipside, housing-related ETFs were sharply lower for the week. The declines came after

D.R. Horton

(DHI) - Get Report

said 2007 will be tough for the company. The stock lost 3.5% for the week. Meanwhile,


(HOV) - Get Report

slumped 4.6% over the five sessions.


iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

ETF lost 1.9% at $37.41. The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

ETF was lower by 0.4% for the week to $34.95.


Internet HOLDRs


was hurt by a decline in



. The ETF fell by 0.9% over the last five sessions to close at $53.67.