This Week's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking Internet names are among the best performers.
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Exchange-traded funds tracking Internet names were among the best performers of the week, courtesy of a 40% rise in share of

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

.

Late Tuesday, Amazon said that its first-quarter results were much better than had been expected, and it also lifted its revenue forecast for the year.

The

First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index

(FDN) - Get Report

finished the week higher by 3.7% at $24.84, and the

Internet Holders

(HHH)

gained 7.8% to $59.87.

Semiconductor-related ETFs were also among the big winners of the week, thanks to positive earnings news out of

Texas Instruments

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. Texas Instruments had a profit of 35 cents a share, a gain of 2 cents a share from last year and comfortably ahead of Thomson Financial's 31-cent analysts' target.

The chipmaker also said that second-quarter earnings should top estimates.

As a result, the

Semiconductor HOLDRs

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added 2.4% to $37.07. The

Ultra Semiconductor ProShares

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ETF climbed 2.6% at $79.60. The

SPDR S&P Semiconductor

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ETF gained 1.7% to $52.13, and the

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor

(IGW)

ETF ended higher by 1.1% at $64.90.

Earnings news also played a part in weakening some ETFs. The

B2B Internet HOLDRs

(BHH)

sank as holding

CheckFree

(CKFR)

slumped 4.3% following a disappointing third-quarter earnings report. The ETF ended lower by 2.4% to $2.07.

The

Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs

(IIH)

dropped after a weekly loss of nearly 9% in

Vignette

(VIGN)

, which offered poor guidance for the second quarter on Thursday. The ETF lost 4.8% for the week, finishing at $5.15.

Away from earnings, a rise in crude prices boosted energy-related ETFs for the week. The June crude contract finished a very volatile five-day stretch higher by 3.7% at $66.46 a barrel.

The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get Report

climbed 5.6% to $160.06, and the

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index

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finished up 4.5% to $52.55. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index

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ETF tacked on 3.6% to $37.87, and the

ProShares DB Oil

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was higher by 2.8% at $26.64.

Elsewhere, ETFs tracking silver were among the worst performers. Silver futures plummeted 3.7% to close at $13.44 an ounce. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

slid 2.8% to $134.77, and the

PowerShares DB Silver

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ETF shed 2.7% to $26.69.

Gold-related ETFs declined for the five sessions. Futures ended lower by 2% at $681.80 an ounce. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF slipped 2.7% to $40.34. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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ETF eased 1.7% to end the week at $67.53, and the

iShares Comex Gold Trust

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closed down 1.6% to $67.60.