The iShares Silver Trust ( SLV) exchange-traded fund was Tuesday's best performer to the upside as silver futures closed higher by 23 cents at $12.59 an ounce. The ETF rose 1.9% to $124.48.

The Internet Architecture HOLDRs ( IAH) was also higher, tacking on 1.2%. Holding Apple ( AAPL) surged 6.6% after unveiling the new iPhone and Apple TV, boosting the ETF by 52 cents to $44.46.

The B2B Internet HOLDRs ( BHH) was rising as Checkfree ( CKFR) gained 1.2%. The ETF was ahead by 2 cents, or 0.9%, to $2.23.

On the flip side, the Wireless HOLDRs ( WMH) was a big loser. Component Sprint ( S) was falling 10% after the big telco said it lost 306,000 subscribers in the quarter ended Dec. 31 and disclosed plans to slash 5,000 jobs. The ETF was falling by $1.24, or 2.1%, to $59.16.

The Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs ( IIH) was also declining. Holding BEA Systems ( BEAS) was losing 1.6%. The ETF was down 6 cents, or 1.1%, to $5.49.

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