ETF was Tuesday's best performer, as holding
was higher by 4.3% and
was gaining 2.6%. The Internet HOLDRs was up 57 cents, or 1.2%, to $48.42.
ETFs tracking homebuilders were also strong performers after
posted earnings results and guidance that was above Wall Street's consensus, boosting shares by 3.6%.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction
ETF was adding 22 cents, or 0.6%, $35.19. The
ETF was tacking on 15 cents, or 0.5%, to $31.31, and the
PowerShares Dynamic Building & Construction
was recently up 6 cents, or 0.4%, to $14.72.
ETF was the session's worst performer after major holding
dropped 2.1%. The Biotech HOLDRs was lower by $2.46, or 1.4%, to $176.46.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices
was lower as holding
St. Jude Medical
was falling by 2.5%. The company said the
Food and Drug Administration
has approved a new programming feature in order to make implantable defibrillators work more efficiently.
The medical devices ETF was recently down 40 cents, or 0.9%, to $46.11.
Both gold and silver price fell after Iran said it will offer a formal response to a United Nations bid to get the country to stop enriching uranium. The
iShares Silver Trust
ETF was recently lower by $1.64, or 1.3%, to $122.48. The
streetTRACKS Gold Shares
ETF was down 0.7% to $61.99.