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Thursday's ETF Winners & Losers

Funds tracking energy were among the winners Thursday.

Updated from 2:43 p.m. EDT with new stock prices

Energy-related exchange-traded funds were the best performers of Tuesday's session, as oil prices hovered near $89 a barrel for the second straight day.

Crude was recently up to $89.47, after earlier surging to $89.78, a new intraday record. The

iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index

(OIL) - Get Report

was up $1.12, or 2.27%, to $50.41. The

United States Oil

(USO) - Get Report

ETF was gaining $1.53, or 2.30%, to $68.16.

Bundled securities tracking gold and silver futures were also higher, as precious metals futures were on the rise. Gold prices were up to $764.10 an ounce and silver rallied to $13.71 an ounce.


streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

was higher by $1.43, or 1.92%, to $75.93. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

was up $1.24, or 1.66%, to $75.95. The

PowerShares DB Silver

(DBS) - Get Report

was gaining 38 cents, or 1.43%, to $26.98. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 98 cents, or 2.11%, to $47.44.

On the flip side, ETFs tracking Asian stocks were the worst performers as India's Bombay Sensitive Index, or Sensex, fell for a second session. The Sensex declined 3.8%, and China's CSI 300 Index tumbled 3.6%.


iShares FTSE/Xinhau China 25 Index

(FXI) - Get Report

shed $6.23, or 2.85%, to $212.25. The

SPDR S&P China

TST Recommends

(GXC) - Get Report

was down $3.10, or 2.74%, to $109.90. The

PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China

(PGJ) - Get Report

was losing 70 cents, or 1.81%, to $38.00.

Several earnings disappointments in the financial sector combined to sink related ETFs.

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

offered a disappointing report as "unprecedented market disruptions impacted trading results." Meanwhile,

Washington Mutual's

(WM) - Get Report

third-quarter earnings report showed a 72% decline in profit from a year ago.


Ultra Financials ProShares

(UYG) - Get Report

slumped 76 cents, or 1.36%, to $55.15. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services

(IYG) - Get Report

was down $1.82, or 1.50%, to $119.49. The

Financial Select Sector SPDR

(XLF) - Get Report

was off 56 cents, or 1.64%, to $33.59.

Elsewhere, a negative analyst note on


(EBAY) - Get Report

sank the

Internet HOLDRs


, despite a strong third-quarter earnings report. Deutsche Bank downgraded the Internet auctioneer to sell and offered cautious comments on the stock going forward. The Internet HOLDRs was losing $1.25, or 1.87%, to $65.75.