Thursday's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking energy were among the top performers, as crude futures spiked.
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Energy-related exchange-traded funds were among the top performers Wednesday, as crude and gasoline futures advanced.

The front-month July crude contract was recently up $1.31 to $67.57 a barrel, and gasoline was adding 5 cents at $2.20 a gallon.


Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares

(DIG) - Get Report

was higher by $2.92, or 3.1%, to $99.35. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index

(IEZ) - Get Report

ETF was recently up 93 cents, or 1.7%, to $57.44. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get Report

was adding $2.98, or 1.6%, to $174.73. The

iPath S&P Crude Oil Index

(OIL) - Get Report

ETF rose 75 cents, or 2%, to $37.57.


Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs


ETF was also among winners of the day, thanks to advances of 2% or more in holdings

Akamai Technologies

(AKAM) - Get Report


Vivo Participacoes

(VIV) - Get Report

. The ETF was recently higher by 8 cents, or 1.5%, to $5.51.

Bundled securities tracking semiconductors were also higher. Various holdings were higher by 1%, including


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(KLAC) - Get Report


Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report


Applied Materials

(AMAT) - Get Report



Ultra Semiconductor ProShares

(USD) - Get Report

ETF added 2.4% to $81.17. The

SPDR S&P Semiconductor

(XSD) - Get Report

ETF rose 1.2% to $52.66. The

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor


ETF was climbing 1% to $65.31. The

Semiconductor HOLDRs

(SMH) - Get Report

ETF was 0.7% higher at $37.34.

Financial-related ETFs were among few losers of the day.

Goldman Sachs

(GS) - Get Report


Bear Stearns


were lower by 3% and 1.3%, respectively, after both reported second-quarter earnings before the bell.


Regional Bank HOLDRs


was lower by 0.2% at $159.42. The

Financial Select Sector SPDR

(XLF) - Get Report

was easing 0.2% to $37.50. The

KBW Bank

(KBE) - Get Report

ETF slipped 0.1% at $58.05.