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Tuesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Oil- and precious metal-related funds track upward, while health care sinks.
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Oil and gas-related exchange-traded funds were among the best performers Tuesday. Crude prices, which sank 4% the previous session, were recently up 56 cents to $62.07 a barrel. Meanwhile, gasoline was higher by 3 cents to $2.12 a gallon, and natural gas was adding 31 cents to $7.86 per million British thermal units.

The

PowerShares DB Oil

(DBO) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 65 cents, or 2.5%, to $26.40. The

Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares

(DIG) - Get Report

was gaining $1.08, or 1.4%, to $80.06. The

PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services

(PXJ) - Get Report

added 30 cents, or 1.4%, to $21.73.

Bundled securities tracking silver also were on the rise, as futures added one cent to $13.78 an ounce. The

PowerShares DB Silver

(DBS) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 41 cents, or 1.5%, to $27.42. The

iShares Silver Trust

(SLV) - Get Report

ETF was recently up $1.74, or 1.3%, to $138.74.

Gold-related ETFs benefited from a rise in gold futures. Prices tacked on $6.80 to $683.70 an ounce, as the dollar weakened against other major currencies. The

PowerShares DB Gold

(DGL) - Get Report

ETF was adding 26 cents, or 1%, to $26.81. Also, the

streetTracks Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

was up 65 cents, or 1%, to $67.18.

On the losing side, the

HealthShares Emerging Cancer

(HHJ)

ETF sank as many large cancer-drug names moved lower.

Dendreon

(DNDN)

, which has tripled since late March after the Food and Drug Administration endorsed the company's Provenge prostate cancer vaccine treatment, was recently losing 7%. Rival

Cell Genesys

(CEGE)

slumped 9%. The ETF was recently down 30 cents, or 2.3%, to $28.59.

Also, the

Internet Architecture HOLDRs

(IAH)

eased as major holding

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

shed 2%. The ETF was recently lower by 40 cents, or 0.9%, to $42.36.