Tuesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Homebuilders are among the best performers.
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Exchange-traded funds tracking homebuilders were among the best performers of Tuesday's session after

Toll Brothers

(TOL) - Get Report

indicated it believes the worst of the housing sector's softness is over.

The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 2.6% at $43.27. The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

ETF was adding 2.2% to $38.02. The

PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction

(PKB) - Get Report

ETF was tacking on 1.2% to $16.78.

The

Broadband HOLDRs

(BDH)

ETF was also one of the winners, as

Nortel

(NT)

,

Corning

(GLW) - Get Report

and

Qualcomm

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were higher by 3.7% or more.

The Broadband HOLDRs ETF was recently adding 38 cents, or 2.4%, to $16.32.

On the flip side, ETFs related to metals were lower as both gold and silver futures finished with losses. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

ETF was recently down 2.2% to $137.77. The

Market Vector Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF was lower by 1.1% to $41.62. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was off by 0.6% to $63.71.

Also among losers, the

Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs

(IIH)

ETF was lower by 0.7% due to holding

BEA Systems

. The stock fell 1.8% after the company said it would restate financial results due to a stock options grant probe. The ETF was down by 25 cents to $13.76.