Tuesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Securities tracking energy exploration rise.
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Bundled securities tracking energy exploration were among Tuesday's big winners, as the January crude contract rose 53 cents to $60.85 a barrel. Other energy contracts were trading higher, as well.

The

SPDR Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

(XOP) - Get Report

ETF was gaining 1.7% to $39.45. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index

(IEZ) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 1.6% to $45.63, and the

Energy Select Sector SPDR

(XLE) - Get Report

ETF was adding 1.2% to $57.96.

The

Internet Architecture HOLDRs

(IAH)

was also higher, tacking on 0.5%. Holding

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

rose 4.1%, boosting the ETF by 21 cents to $41.72.

ETFs related to metals were mixed as gold futures fell $3.30 to close at $637.30 an ounce and silver climbed 13 cents to $13.62 an ounce.

The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

ETF was recently up 0.9% to $136.13. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF was losing 0.3% to $39.82. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was lower by 0.6% to $63.32, and the

SPDR Metals & Mining

(XME) - Get Report

ETF was off 0.6% to $49.33.

Semiconductor-related ETFs were among the worst performers. Among individual names,

Broadcom

(BRCM)

was lower by 3.5%,

Analog Devices

(ADI) - Get Report

was losing 1.8%, and

National Semiconductor

(NSM)

was down 1%.

The

Semiconductor HOLDRs

(SMH) - Get Report

was edging lower by 1.2% to $34.22. The

SPDR Semiconductor

(XSD) - Get Report

was recently down 0.9% to $49.91. The

iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor

(IGW)

ETF was off 0.5% to $61.95, and the

PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors

(PSI) - Get Report

ETF was giving back 0.4% to $17.26.