Bundled securities tracking commodities were the top performers Tuesday, even as gold futures declined. Gold dipped 60 cents to finish the session at $606.80 an ounce, while silver tacked on 2 cents to $12.27 an ounce.
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF rose 2.2% to $37.81, and the
iShares Silver Trust
ETF gained 1.3% to $122.67. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was recently up 0.6% to $60.23, while the
iShares COMEX Gold Trust
ETF was adding 0.6% to $60.25.
Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
exchange-traded fund was also one of the few gainers, after holding
jumped 3.1%. The ETF was higher by 2 cents, or 0.4%, to $5.43.
Among decliners, the
B2B Internet HOLDRs
ETF was falling 0.9% as
was losing 2.1%. The ETF was down 2 cents to $2.20.
In addition, homebuilders were also moving lower.
were all lower by 1% or more.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction
ETF was losing 40 cents, or 1%, to $38.85, and the
ETF was recently down 32 cents, or 0.9%, to $34.26.