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This Week's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking the financial sector fall.

Exchange-traded funds tracking the financial sector were among the worst performers of a sluggish week following several downgrades of major finance names.


Ultra Financial ProShares

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ETF slumped 15.9% to $35.17. The

Financial Select Sector SPDR

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ETF lost 9.1% to $26.97. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers

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ETF was lower by 9% to $44.60.

On Monday, UBS lowered its rating on

American Express

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Capital One

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Discover Financial

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Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch slapped sell ratings on

Wells Fargo

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Homebuilders were also among the biggest losers of the week. On Wednesday,

Toll Brothers

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posted disappointing fiscal first-quarter results, saying that it does not foresee a recovery anytime soon.

D.R. Horton

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Beazer Homes

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finished the week with sharp losses.


SPDR S&P Homebuilders

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ETF dropped 12.9% to end the week at $20.35. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

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ETF slid 12.6% to $18.86.

Bundled securities tracking the retail sector were also losers for the week. The

Retail HOLDRs

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fell 5.1% to $90.85. The

PowerShares Dynamic Retail

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ETF eased 4.5% to $15.34. The

SPDR S&P Retail

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ETF ended down 3.7% to $33.46.

Energy-related ETFs were among few winners of the week as crude futures finished with a 3.2% increase over the five sessions at $91.77 a barrel.


United States Oil

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ETF added 3.1% to $72.66. The

iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index

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rose 3.1% to $53.80. The

PowerShares DB Oil

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advanced 2.8% to $33.48.