Bundled securities tracking the semiconductor sector were higher after
posted an 18% rise in fiscal fourth-quarter sales.
PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors
ETF was adding 3.1% to $15.85, the
iShares Goldman Sachs Semiconductor
ETF was up 2.7% to $55.13, and the
was rising 2.6% to $31.35.
A rally in the Treasury market pushed the 10-year note below the 5.00% mark following the government's report on second-quarter gross domestic product, aiding the rate-sensitive financial sector.
streetTRACKS KBW Capital Markets
rose $1.38, or 2.5%, to $57, and the
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services
ETF jumped $2.66, or 2.2%, to $121.38. The
Financial Select Sector SPDR
climbed 66 cents, or 2%, to $33.21.
ETFs related to oil services fell, stung by a sharp drop in the price of crude and
Oil Service HOLDRs
fell $1.11, or 0.8%, to $141.45, and the
PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services
ETF was trading down 7 cents, or 0.4%, to $19.80.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index
bucked the trend and rose 34 cents, or 0.7%, to $50.48.
rose 1.2% to $75.49 thanks to a gain of 2.5% in component
iShares Dow Jones US Healthcare Provider
ETF was pressured by
for a second-straight session following its lukewarm enrollment forecast. The ETF was down 82 cents, or 1.6%, to $50.10.
was recently gaining $1.04, or 1.2%, to $90.38, and the
iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Sector Index
rose $1.16, or 1.3%, to $87.63.