SPDR S&P Retail
exchange-traded fund was one of Tuesday's best gainers as holding
was surging 7.1%. The ETF was adding 55 cents, or 1.3%, to $44.04.
Also in the retail sector, the
was up 1.2% following gains from
. The ETF was gaining $1.21 to $106.35.
Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
was another of the best performers of the session. Holdings
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.
Market Vectors Gold Miners
ETF fell 1.9% to $40.15. The
iShares Comex Gold Trust
ETF was down 1.6% to $65.38. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was off 1.6% to $65.31. The
iShares Silver Trust
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
ETF was recently down 1.4% to $35.82. The
United States Oil
ETF was losing 1.3% to $48.70. The
Oil Services HOLDRs
was lower by 0.8% to $134.53.