Bundled securities tracking energy were the top performers Tuesday as crude oil surged $2.60 to $56.61 a barrel.
iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil
ETF was recently up 5.2% to $34.86, and the
United States Oil
ETF was adding 5.1% to $47.26.
Oil Services HOLDRs
was higher by 2.7% to $135.30.
Exchange-traded funds following metals and mining were also among the advancers. Gold finished the session with a gain of $1 to $644.20 an ounce, and silver jumped 12 cents to $13.37 an ounce.
SPDR Metals & Mining
ETF was gaining 2.3% to $52.34. The
iShares Silver Trust
was higher by 1.3% to $132.95. The
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF was tacking on 1% to $38.92, and the
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was up 0.3% to $63.96.
Retail-related ETFs were among few decliners of the day, pressured by rising crude costs. The
PowerShares Dynamic Retail
ETF was giving back 0.3% to $20.27. The
was lower by 0.3% to $101.55. The
ETF was off 0.3% to $41.49.
lost 0.4% as holding
slumped 1.5%. The ETF was lower by 16 cents to $39.76.