iShares Goldman Sachs Networking
exchange-traded fund was the biggest loser Monday, shedding nearly 3% of its value. Of the fund's top 10 holdings, nine were on the downside.
was down $1.37, or 6%, to $20.78;
was trading down $2.38, or 5.7%, to $39.35; and
was trading off 47 cents, or 2.4%, to $18.92. The Goldman Sachs Networking ETF was recently trading down 84 cents to $27.93.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrial
ETF moved slightly higher ahead of the unofficial start of earnings season. After the bell,
posts its second-quarter results. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call project earnings of 86 cents a share on revenue of $8.01 billion. On Friday,
is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings. Shares of the ETF were recently trading up 5 cents to $61.28.
Weakness in semiconductor stocks sent shares of the
Merrill Lynch Semiconductor HOLDRs
ETF about 2% lower. Big losers in the ETF included
, which was down $3.09, or 6.5%, to $44.36; and
Advanced Micro Devices
, which was lower by 91 cents, or 3.9%, to $22.65. The chip ETF was trading down 68 cents to $31.12.
After taking a hit last week because of worries about North Korea's missile launch, several Pacific Rim ETFs were on the upswing Monday. The
iShares MSCI Japan Index
was trading up 19 cents, or 1.4%, to $13.67.
The iShares MSCI Taiwan Index
, meanwhile, was up 19 cents, or 1.5%, to $12.61.