Wednesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Energy funds are rising.
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Bundled securities tracking energy were among Wednesday's top performers, as oil inched up toward $60 a barrel. Among individual names,

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

was adding 2%,

Occidental Petroleum

(OXY) - Get Report

was rising by 1.7%,

Sunoco

(SUN) - Get Report

was tacking on 1.5%, and

Exxon Mobil

(XOM) - Get Report

was up 1.1%.

The

SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment Services

(XES) - Get Report

was gaining 1.6% to $29.33. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index

(IEO) - Get Report

ETF was higher by 1.2% to $48.72. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get Report

ETF was rising by 1.1% to $138.44. The

PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration

(PXE) - Get Report

ETF was adding 1% to $18.85.

Also among winners, the

Internet HOLDRs

(HHH)

ETF gained 1.2% thanks to advances of 2.2% in holdings

Yahoo!

(YHOO)

and

eBay

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. The ETF was rising by 66 cents to $54.11.

On the downside, commodity-related exchange-traded funds were weaker as gold futures fell $9.40 to a one-week low of $618.30.

The

streetTRACKS Gold Shares

(GLD) - Get Report

ETF was recently losing 1.8% to $60.90. The

iShares COMEX Gold Trust

(IAU) - Get Report

ETF was falling by 1.8% to $61.01. The

Market Vectors Gold Miners

(GDX) - Get Report

ETF was giving back 1.4% to $38.

Elsewhere, the

Pharmaceutical HOLDRs

(PPH) - Get Report

ETF dropped 1.8% as traders worried the Democratic gains in Congress could put pressure on the drug sector's earnings. Major holding

Merck

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sank 4.2% after saying liabilities from tax disputes in both the U.S. and Canada could total as much as $5.58 billion. The ETF was losing $1.41 to $77.07.