iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average
ETF was Thursday's best performer as oil plummeted 4.3%, losing $2.50 to close at $56.26. The closing level marks crude's worst finish since June 2005. The ETF was tacking on 94 cents, or 1.1%, to $87.55.
On the flipside, oil-related ETFs were among the session's biggest losers. The
Oil Services HOLDRs
ETF was losing 2.8% to $136.85. The
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index
ETF was lower by 2.6% to $44.67, and the
SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment Services
was falling by 2.2% to $29.16.
Also among losers, the
Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
ETF was down 4.4%. Major holding
dropped 17.1% after the company's third-quarter revenue report missed targets. The ETF was losing 25 cents to $5.40.
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
ETF was also lower. The decline came after
missed analysts' earnings estimates and fell more than 5%. The ETF was off 6 cents, or 0.3%, to $19.37.
ETF advanced as holdings
were higher by 2.3% or more.
The Broadband HOLDRs ETF was recently adding 15 cents, or 0.9%, to $17.06.