Wednesday's ETF Winners & Losers

Internet-related funds, buoyed by Amazon.com, jumped.
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Exchanged-traded funds tracking Internet names were among the biggest winners of Wednesday's session, courtesy of a 26% rise in share of

Amazon.com

(AMZN) - Get Report

. Late Tuesday, Amazon said that its first-quarter results were much better than had been expected, and it also lifted its revenue forecast for the year.

The

First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index

(FDN) - Get Report

was higher by 79 cents, or 3.3%, at $24.76. The

Internet HOLDRs

(HHH)

was gaining $1.22, or 2.1%, to $58.14.

Oil-related ETFs were gaining ground as the front-month June crude contract was adding $1.22 to $65.80 a barrel. The rise comes after the Energy Department's weekly inventory report showed a rise of 2.1 million barrels in crude inventories. Gasoline stocks fell by a greater-than-expected 2.8 million barrels, the 11th straight weekly decline, while distillates were nearly unchanged.

The

Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares

(DIG) - Get Report

was higher by 4.7% at $85.78. The

Oil Services HOLDRs

(OIH) - Get Report

climbed 3.5% to $157.47. The

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services

(XES) - Get Report

ETF tacked on 3.2% to $33.75. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil Equipment Index

(IEZ) - Get Report

was recently up 3.2% to $52.

On the losing side, the

B2B Internet HOLDRs

(BHH)

ETF sank nearly 3%, as holding

Checkfree

(CKFR)

slumped 5.6% following disappointing third-quarter earnings. The ETF was off 6 cents, or 2.9%, to $2.08.

Meanwhile,

WellPoint

(WLP)

was sinking the

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Provider

(IHF) - Get Report

ETF. Earlier, WellPoint's first-quarter results matched Wall Street's expectations, but higher-than-usual medical costs had the stock down 4%. Recently, the ETF was losing 69 cents, or 1.2%, to $58.68.

Housing-related ETFs were also lower following a report from the Commerce Department, which said new-home sales rose 2.6% last month to 858,000 units. However, the number came in below estimates for an increase to 885,000 units.

The

SPDR Homebuilders

(XHB) - Get Report

ETF was losing 19 cents, or 0.6%, to $34.56. The

iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction

(ITB) - Get Report

ETF was recently down 12 cents, or 0.3%, at $36.41.