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Tuesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Retail funds rise.

The

SPDR S&P Retail

(XRT) - Get SPDR S&P Retail ETF Report

exchange-traded fund was one of Tuesday's best gainers as holding

Systemax

(SYX) - Get Systemax Inc. Report

was surging 7.1%. The ETF was adding 55 cents, or 1.3%, to $44.04.

Also in the retail sector, the

Retail HOLDRs

(RTH) - Get VanEck Vectors Retail ETF Report

was up 1.2% following gains from

Wal-Mart

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,

Home Depot

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and

Target

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. The ETF was gaining $1.21 to $106.35.

The

Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs

(IIH)

was another of the best performers of the session. Holdings

Akamai Technologies

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and

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were both higher by 2.2%. The ETF was rising 10 cents, or 1.8%, to $5.72.

ETFs following metals and mining were the biggest losers. Gold finished the session with a loss of $11.80 to $661 an ounce, and silver shed 16 cents to $13.83 an ounce.

The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

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ETF fell 1.9% to $40.15. The

iShares Comex Gold Trust

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ETF was down 1.6% to $65.38. The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

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ETF was off 1.6% to $65.31. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get iShares Silver Trust Report

was lower by 0.8% to $137.93.

Bundled securities tracking energy were also among the worst decliners as oil dropped $1.32 to close at $58.07 a barrel. The

iPath Goldman Sachs Crude Oil

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ETF was recently down 1.4% to $35.82. The

United States Oil

(USO) - Get United States Oil Fund LP Report

ETF was losing 1.3% to $48.70. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF Report

was lower by 0.8% to $134.53.