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Any Hope For Homebuilder ETFs?

March 16th, 2014

homebuildersThe housing sector held up quite well for most of 2013, but concerns have started to build of late on bad weather conditions and Fed tapering plans. As the Fed discussed curtailing its stimulus, interest rates Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PKB, NYSE:XHB

3 Sector ETFs That Will Benefit From Declining Rates

February 12th, 2014

ETFsMarkets haven’t been doing very well to start the year, and interest rates have been following stocks lower. In fact, benchmark 10-year government debt has fallen to a yield of 2.7%, a decline of roughly 30 basis points since the start of 2014. Read more…

NYSE:ICF, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XLU

Homebuilder ETFs Rise On Solid Earnings, Strong Home Prices

January 29th, 2014

homebuildersThanks to the taper, concerns have begun to build over the homebuilders market. This key segment of the economy was doing quite well, but with the prospect of higher rates, many are worried that demand for housing will slow down. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XHB

Why It’s Not Too Late To Buy Housing Stocks

January 22nd, 2014

homebuildersChris Preston: The U.S. housing (NYSEARCA:IYR) recovery picked up steam in 2013. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:XHB

Best and Worst ETFs In The Consumer Discretionary Sector

January 17th, 2014

best and worstDavid Trainer: The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks third out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PEZ, NYSE:PMR, NYSE:XLB

Quick Investor Guide To Homebuilder ETFs

January 8th, 2014

homebuildersThe housing momentum seen in 2012 and in the first half of 2013 has slowed down in the past 3-4 months due to the recent spike in mortgage rates, rising home prices, tight credit availability Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PKB, NYSE:XHB

It’s A Merry Christmas For Homebuilder ETFs

December 24th, 2013

homebuildersThis year, Santa has a couple of exciting gifts for the homebuilders. Most of the homebuilding stocks and related ETFs are surging, easily outpacing the broad market in the process. Let’s see what gifts Santa has brought for this sector. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PKB, NYSE:XHB

ETF Impact On Fed Taper

December 18th, 2013

treasuryAfter months of speculation, the Federal Reserve has finally begun to taper its QE bond buying program. In the latest FOMC meeting, Ben Bernanke and company highlighted the slowly improving economy, and the lowered unemployment levels, Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XHB

What Has A 45% Interest Rate Increase Done To Real Estate?

December 16th, 2013

interest-ratesChris Kimble: In the last seven months, the S&P 500 has rallied 7%. Is all good in the neighborhood? Is this a big rally? Not when you compare it to the rally in yields! When it comes to interest rates, they’ve rallied much more. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:IYR

The Fed Can’t Prevent The Worst Year For Bonds Since 1999

November 29th, 2013

Wall streetMike Larson: Not losing money is sometimes just as important as making money. And with the bond bubble bursting, I’m thankful that I’ve helped you with the former. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The Long-Term Outlook For Homebuilder ETFs Remains Bright

November 4th, 2013

homebuildersThe Q3 earnings season has impressed markets with growth rates and beat ratios tracking higher than expectations, and outpacing the past few quarters.  Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PKB, NYSE:XHB

3 Sector ETFs That Could Emerge As Winners In Q4

October 10th, 2013

new etfsThough uncertainty over the Fed’s policy as well as the partial government shutdown are keeping the markets volatile, U.S. equites are still near their all-time highs. This is primarily thanks to upbeat labor data, recovering hosing fundamentals Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:IYT, NYSE:XLF

Homebuilder ETF Impact On Government Shutdown

October 9th, 2013

housing-etpThe housing market returned to impressive growth in September driven by the Fed’s taper hold, and the resulting decline in interest rates. This is because if rates continue to decline or at least hold steady at the current levels, it would allow Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:PKB, NYSE:XHB

Is The Real Estate Market Back On Track?

September 27th, 2013

residential real estate: Two housing indicators were released earlier this week, and while the numbers seemed divergent, they both really say the same thing—that the U.S. real estate (NYSEARCA:IYR) recovery is chugging along, but the current pace is unsustainable. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:XHB

Three ETF Winners From The ‘No Taper’ Shocker

September 18th, 2013

ben bernankeMost investors expected today to mark the beginning of the Fed tapering program. Investors were looking for a roughly $10 billion reduction in the Fed’s $85 billion/month in purchases, if not larger. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:VWO




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