Exchange-traded funds tracking homebuilders were Tuesday's top performers, as shares of
D.R. Horton surged more than 7% after posting fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations. The
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction
ETF was higher by 2.8% at $38.10, and the
ETF was adding 2.4% to $34.08.
PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction
ETF was tacking on 0.3% to $15.80.
Bundled securities tracking retail were also trading higher amid a bevy of earnings reports. Among individual names,
was adding 2.1%,
American Eagle Outfitters
was gaining 0.9%, and
was recently up 0.5%.
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
ETF was higher by 0.9% to $19.07. The
was gaining 0.7% to $97.56, and the
was rising by 0.4% to $41.20.
Among losers, the
B2B Internet HOLDRs
ETF was falling 1.7% as holding
was losing 1.4%. The ETF was down 3 cents to $2.12.
Biotech-related ETFs were also suffering. The
iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology
ETF was lower by 1% to $79.31. The
was losing 1% to $50.34, and the
was falling by 0.6% to $185.25.