Thursday's ETF Winners & Losers

Retail funds are falling.
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Bundled securities tracking commodities were the top performers Thursday. Gold futures rose $8.50 to close at $627.80 an ounce, and silver added 17.5 cents to $12.65 an ounce.

The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF rose 1.5% to $38.61. The

iShares COMEX Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

ETF was adding 1.1% to $62.04, and the

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was recently up 1% to $61.96. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

ETF gained 0.9% to $125.54.

Also among winners, the

Internet HOLDRs

(HHH)

ETF gained 1.6% thanks to advances of 3% or more in holdings

TD Ameritrade

(AMTD) - Get Report

and

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

. The ETF was rising by 84 cents to $52.94.

Elsewhere, retail ETFs were slumping after the release of October same-store sales. Among chain stores with disappointing results were

Wal-Mart

(WMT) - Get Report

,

Sharper Image

(SHRP)

and

Pier 1

(PIR) - Get Report

.

The

Retail HOLDRs

(RTH) - Get Report

ETF was falling by 1.3% to $97.31. The

PowerShares Dynamic Retail

(PMR) - Get Report

ETF was losing 0.8% to $18.51. The

SPDR Retail

(XRT) - Get Report

ETF was recently down 0.7% to $40.20.

Bundled securities tracking utilities were also performing poorly as

Dominion Resources

(D) - Get Report

sank 3.2%. The company announced it will pursue the sale of its oil and natural gas exploration assets on Wednesday.

The

Utilities HOLDRs

(UTH)

ETF was losing 0.7% to $129.03, and the

Utilities Select Sector SPDR

(XLU) - Get Report

was down 0.6% to $35.79.