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Thursday's ETF Winners & Losers

Energy funds rise.

Bundled securities tracking the energy sector were among the best performers of the session Wednesday as the front-month May crude contract jumped $1.65 to $61.26 a barrel.


United States Oil

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ETF was adding 2.5% to $50. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Index

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ETF rose 2.3% to $36.40. The

PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration

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ETF was climbing 2.3% to $20.25, and the

Energy Select Sector SPDR

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ETF was recently up 2.2% to $60.05.


SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals

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was also rising. Holding

Mylan Laboratories

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was recently up 5% despite a federal court ruling that prevents it from selling its own version of an epilepsy drug. The ETF was adding 50 cents, or 1.5%, to $34.42.

On the other hand, the

Broadband HOLDRs


ETF was one of the biggest losers. Holding



was shedding 6.6% a day after saying that it would post a first-quarter loss and fall short of analysts' sales targets by a wide margin. The ETF was giving back 38 cents, or 2.4%, to $15.86.

Motorola's weakness spilled over into semiconductor names, dragging related ETFs lower. The

PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors

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was losing 1.4% to $18.18. The

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor


was down 1.4% to $61.40, and the

SPDR Semiconductor

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ETF eased 1.2% to $49.70. The

Semiconductors HOLDRs

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ETF was off by 1.2% to $34.19.