Active broad-market exchange-traded funds at mid-day:
SPDR S&P 500 (
): up 0.22 (+0.16%) to $139.50.
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (
): down 0.02 (-0.05%) to $41.
Financial Select Sector SPDR (
): flat at $15.65.
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (
): has turned positive and is now up 0.19 (+0.3%) to around
iShares Russell 2000 Index (
): up $0.23 (+0.33%) to $70.78.
Winners and Losers
Financial Select Sector SPDRs are down a penny at $15.64;
Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) are down 37 cents at
near $104; Its bearish counterpart, the Direxion Daily Financial
Bear 3X Shares are up 4 cents at $17.76.
, the iShares Dow Jones US Technology ETF (IYW) is up 37 cents at
$69.04; the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) is up 12 cents
to $28.42; the iShares S&P North American Tech-Software Index
(IGM) is up 41 cents to $64.96; and the iShares S&P North
American Tech-Software ETF (IGV) is up 82 cents to $59.92.
Among chip-maker ETFs, the SPDR S&P Semiconductor fund (XSD)
is up 21 cents to $40.92 while the iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor
Sector fund (SOXX) is up 22 cents to $49.44. The SPDR S&P
International Technology Sector ETF is up 24 cents at $24.94.
The Vanguard Industrials ETF is up 28 cents to $68.80 while the
iShares Dow Jones US Industrial is up 21 cents to $70.17. The
Industrial Select Sector SPDR is up 12 cents to $36.34. PowerShares
Dynamic Software are up 14 cents to $26.37 and the SPDR Morgan
Stanley Technology is up 73 cents to $64.51.
Energy ETFs are mostly higher, with the Dow Jones U.S. Energy
Fund (IYE) rising 19 cents to $40.31 while the Energy Select Sector
SPDR (XLE) is up 30 cents to $70.54.
Commodities - Crude oil for January delivery is up 25 cents to
$87 a barrel. December natural gas is up 6 cents to $3.89 per 1
million BTU. Among energy ETFs, the U.S. Oil Fund (USO) is up 3
cents to around $32 and and the U.S. Natural Gas fund (UNG) is up
32 cents to $22.85.
December gold is up $5.60 to $1,729.20 per ounce while December
silver is up 38 cents to $33.31 per ounce. Among precious-metal
funds, the SPDR Gold Shares Trust (GLD) is up 186 cents to $167.55
and the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is up 17 cents to $32.28.
Healthcare ETFs are higher as well: The Healthcare SPDR ETF
(XLV) has turned slightly negative; Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
is up but off day highs; the iShares Dow Jones US Healthcare (IYH)
is up 12 cents to $82.85; Biotech ETF iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology
Index (IBB) is up 16 cents to $136.37.
Consumer ETFs are higher. The Consumer Staples Select Sector
SPDR ETF (XLP) is up just 1 cent to $35.12; the iShares Dow Jones
US Consumer Goods (IYK) is up 29 cents to $74.71; and the Vanguard
Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) is up 21 cents to $90.045.
Among retail ETFs, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) is up 43
cents to $62.28; the PowerShares Dynamic Retail fund (PMR) is up 19
cents to $25.34; and the Market Vectors Retail ETF (RTH) is up 15
cents to $44.25 having earlier landed a new 52 week high.
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