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ETFs related to retailers were the best performers Tuesday after

Kohl's

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said same-store sales were up 16% for September. In addition, Kohl's raised its third-quarter earnings guidance to a range ahead of estimates.

The

PowerShares Dynamic Retail

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ETF was higher recently by 35 cents, or 2%, to $18.29. The

Retail HOLDRs

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was rising by $1.18, or 1.2%, to $97.69.

In addition, the

Internet HOLDRs

(HHH)

ETF gained thanks to advances in holdings

Amazon.com

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and

eBay

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. The ETF was higher by 66 cents, or 1.4%, to $48.43.

The

B2B Internet HOLDRs

(BHH)

ETF climbed, as holding

Checkfree

(CKFR)

jumped 3.6%. The B2B Internet HOLDRs was tacking on 3 cents, or 1.3%, to $2.28.

On the downside, ETFs related to both energy and commodities were crushed. Crude prices plunged $2.35 to $58.68 a barrel. Also, Lehman Brothers downgraded the oil and gas sector to negative, and Merrill Lynch cut the energy sector to underweight. Elsewhere, gold was tumbling by $15.60 to $587.70 an ounce, and silver was losing 44 cents to $11.20 an ounce.

The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF was dropping $1.59, or 4.5%, to $34.14. The

iShares Silver Trust

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ETF was giving back $5.11, or 4.5%, to $109.24. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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ETF was recently down $1.76, or 3%, to $57.39.

The

PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services

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ETF was losing 4% to $17.44. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

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ETF was falling by 3.5% to $121.76. The

SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment & Services

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ETF was lower by 3.3% to $25.32.