This Week's ETF Winners & Losers - TheStreet

Tech earnings propped up several exchange-traded funds during a week where the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

topped the 14,000 level for the first time.

The

Internet Architecture HOLDRs

( IAH) was one of the week's best performers, as holdings

IBM

(IBM) - Get Report

and

Juniper Networks

(JNPR) - Get Report

jumped on better-than-expected earnings Thursday.

The Internet Architecture HOLDRs ended the week with a gain of 2.8% at $51.44.

The

Software HOLDRs

(SWH)

also benefited from strong earnings results. German business software giant

SAP

(SAP) - Get Report

, which is one of the ETF's holdings, saw second-quarter revenue and operating income jump 10%. The ETF climbed 2.5% on the week to $42.72.

Elsewhere, ETFs tracking silver were among the winners, as silver futures jumped 2.2% to close at $13.40 an ounce. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

climbed 2.1% to $132.32. The

PowerShares DB Silver

(DBS) - Get Report

ETF added 2% to $26.17.

Gold-related ETFs also rose. Futures ended higher by 2.6% at $684.70 an ounce. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF added 4.2% to $43.04. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

closed higher by 2.5% to $67.65. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF gained 2.4% to end the week at $67.60.

Financial-related ETFs were hit hardest during the week. On Wednesday,

Bear Stearns

( BSC) told investors that investments in two subprime-related funds are nearly worthless, reigniting fears of the effects of the subprime fallout. Bear Stearns dropped 5.7% over the five sessions.

The

Ultra Financials ProShares

(UYG) - Get Report

ETF fell 7.5% to $62.14. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers

(IAI) - Get Report

ETF was down 5.2% to $54.24. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services

(IYG) - Get Report

ETF shed 3.6% to $127.66.

Housing-related ETFs were also among the worst performers of the week. On Wednesday, the Census Bureau said U.S. housing starts rose a greater-than-expected 2.3% in May to 1.47 million annualized units, but said building permits dropped 7.5% to 1.40 million last month, below the expected 1.49 million annual pace.

Near the end of the week,

KB Home

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CEO Jeffrey Mezger said that he does not expect the housing market to bottom until late 2008, pressuring the sector.

For the week, the

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

ETF fell 4.2% to finish at $30.46. The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

ETF shed 3.2% to $29.93.