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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Welcome to Don Dion's Daily ETF Winners and Losers. Be sure to stop by each day to get a feel of who's winning and who's losing when it comes to ETFs.


PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF

(DBA) - Get Invesco DB Agriculture Fund Report


Agriculture crop prices continue to ramp higher, leading DBA to strong gains. On Tuesday, sugar prices were leading the way. The

iPath Dow Jones UBS Sugar Total Return Subindex ETN

(SGG) - Get iPath Series B Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN Report

is up 3.9%.

Agriculture has certainly become an exciting industry to watch and will likely continue to be in the near future. Investors can use DBA to gain exposure to the sector via crop prices, while

Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF

(MOO) - Get VanEck Agribusiness ETF Report

is suitable for investors looking to play agriculture-related equities.

PowerShares Dynamic Networking Portfolio

(PXQ) - Get Invesco Dynamic Networking ETF Report



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are scoring some of the strongest gains among PXQ's top positions today. Both firms are up over 2%.


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is scheduled to release its earnings report after the markets close today. Therefore, tech stocks will be interesting to watch as we close in on 4 p.m.

iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund

(TUR) - Get iShares MSCI Turkey ETF Report


Athough today's mixed markets are not producing many international winners, iShares Turkey is enjoying some of the strongest gains of the day. This European nation has been on a tear for over a month as investors seek out international exposure outside of developed regions such as the U.S. and E.U.


iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund

(EWY) - Get iShares MSCI South Korea ETF Report


South Korea's markets are slumping today after a less than optimistic earnings report from steel giant


(PKX) - Get POSCO Report

. In the most recent quarter, the firm saw its profit decrease by nearly 9% from a year earlier.

The pressure from PKX weighed on the

Market Vectors Steel ETF

(SLX) - Get VanEck Steel ETF Report

as well. Posco is the fund's fourth largest holding, accounting for 7% of its total assets.

Other Asia-focused ETFs taking hits today are

WisdomTree India Earnings ETF

(EPI) - Get WisdomTree India Earnings Fund Report


iShares MSCI Taiwan Index Fund

(EWT) - Get iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF Report

, and

Market Vectors Vietnam ETF

(VNM) - Get VanEck Vietnam ETF Report


iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund

(EWA) - Get iShares MSCI Australia ETF Report


The broad materials industry is lagging today, weighing on the miner-heavy Australia ETF. This sector accounts for over a quarter of the fund's index.

Funds designed to track miners and metals of all sorts are taking a shot. Some of the biggest decliners are

Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF

(GDXJ) - Get VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF Report


ETFS Physical Palladium Shares

(PALL) - Get Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF Report

, and

SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

(XME) - Get SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF Report


iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund

(IYT) - Get iShares US Transportation ETF Report


Investors are pushing the IYT lower as they prepare to digest



(CSX) - Get CSX Corporation Report

earnings report after today's closing bell.

IYT is approaching previous 2010 highs and CSX's numbers will likely be an indicator as to how other members of the rail industry will fare during the current earnings season. Rail represents the largest percentage of the fund's index and will therefore be essential to getting the fund back to those levels.

All prices as of 2:15 PM EST

Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.

At the time of publication, Dion Money Management was long PowerShares DB Agriculture ETF and the iShares MSCI Turkey Investable Market Index Fund.

Don Dion is president and founder of

Dion Money Management

, a fee-based investment advisory firm to affluent individuals, families and nonprofit organizations, where he is responsible for setting investment policy, creating custom portfolios and overseeing the performance of client accounts. Founded in 1996 and based in Williamstown, Mass., Dion Money Management manages assets for clients in 49 states and 11 countries. Dion is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts and Maine and has more than 25 years' experience working in the financial markets, having founded and run two publicly traded companies before establishing Dion Money Management.

Dion also is publisher of the Fidelity Independent Adviser family of newsletters, which provides to a broad range of investors his commentary on the financial markets, with a specific emphasis on mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. With more than 100,000 subscribers in the U.S. and 29 other countries, Fidelity Independent Adviser publishes six monthly newsletters and three weekly newsletters. Its flagship publication, Fidelity Independent Adviser, has been published monthly for 11 years and reaches 40,000 subscribers.