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When Betting on Retail, These ETFs Offer Two Very Different Options

retail-sale-tagInvestors seeking exposure to the U.S. retail sector have two main ETF options, and the performance and makeup of these two funds couldn't be more different.
NYSE:RTH August 24, 2016 11:11am

New Online Retail ETF Offers Unique Growth Focus

internet etfsDavid Fabian:   The traditional retail sector has been dominated by brick and mortar business models that have continued to lose market share to online competitors.  Consumers simply don’t shop the way they used to, with a rising trend of mobile transactions and brand loyalty to dominating names such as Amazon.com (AMZN). 
NASDAQ:IBUY May 6, 2016 11:11am

Stock Market Sectors To Sell In 2016

buyers and sellersMarshall Hargrave:  As we bid farewell to 2015, some may say, “Good riddance!” It hasn’t been an outstanding year for the overall market, with the S&P 500 down 1% year-to-date.
NYSE:EWK December 16, 2015 3:15pm

ETFs On A Roll For Hot Cyber Monday [Amazon.com, Inc., Target Corporation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.]

internet etfsSweta Killa:  The burst of early discounts, long promotional deals, and an improving economy have enticed shoppers to splurge since the start of November. As such, fewer people have shopped in stores or online on Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend.
NYSE:FDN December 1, 2014 6:18pm

Time To Get Bullish On Retail ETFs? [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), PowerShares Dynamic Retail (ETF)]

retail etfAfter a sluggish Q1 with flat earnings on 3.3% revenue growth, retailers started showing strength from Q2. The improvement was far from great as earnings rose 2.6% on 5.5% higher revenues and some sector bellwethers
NYSE:PMR October 10, 2014 4:16pm

The Potential For A Major Breakout In This Retail ETF [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Following through on Wednesday's accumulation day, stocks rallied higher across the board, with a few major averages closing in on major resistance. The S&P 500 stopped just shy of the 50-day MA and prior range lows, while the Nasdaq
NYSE:RTH August 15, 2014 12:12pm

ETFs To Watch On Amazon.com, Inc.’s Stock Drop

amazonThe online e-commerce behemoth Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported sluggish Q2 results after the market closed on Thursday. The company is investing heavily in new distribution warehouses and gadgets to expand and improve its service offerings that continued
NASDAQ:PNQI July 25, 2014 3:15pm

Find Blue-Light Specials In Retail ETFs [The Gap Inc., Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.]

retail etfTony Sagami:  The cold winter of 2014 was the popular Wall Street excuse for the disappointing first quarter profits and justification for the 2.9% contraction drop in GDP.
NYSE:PMR July 21, 2014 4:16pm

ETFs To Watch On July Fourth Gas Price and Storm Threats [iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF)]

new etfsSweta Killa: July Fourth sparks a festive mood with summer travel, shopping and dining being in the cards of almost everyone. But will this festive lineup be marred by the recent spike in gas prices and a tropical storm that is forecast for this weekend?
NYSE:IYT July 3, 2014 1:13pm

Can Carl Icahn Revitalize Retail ETFs? [Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Five Below Inc, Dollar General Corp., Dollar Tree, Inc.]

Carl Ichan1If you want to invest like billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, you need to have full faith on the U.S. retail industry. Last week, Icahn along with his affiliates bought a 9.4% stake in the discount store retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) for nearly $265.8 million.
NYSE:RTH June 13, 2014 4:16pm

Weak Earnings Hurting Retail ETFs? [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

retail etfRetailers saw a weak Q1 with total earnings from 97.3% of the sector’s total market capitalization reported so far being flat on 3.3% revenue growth. Earnings surprises were predominantly negative for retailers, with only 43.9% of the companies beating earnings estimates,
NYSE:PMR May 27, 2014 4:16pm

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Come Tumbling Down [Sears Holdings Corp, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., RadioShack Corporation]

retail etf“Build it and they will come” may still apply to a baseball field à la Field of Dreams, but the saying is no longer relevant to retail store owners that once
NYSE:RTH April 21, 2014 1:13pm

A Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, PowerShares Dynamic Retail (ETF)]

retail-shoppingAs a pioneer in retail business, the US provides ample growth opportunities for all types of retail companies. The retail industry covers everything in its scope, ranging from internet catalog sales, auto dealers, convenience stores, vending machines
NYSE:PMR April 11, 2014 3:15pm

Limit Losses, Boost Gains With These Staple ETFs [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

etfsMoe Zulfiqar: Consumer spending is highly correlated with consumer sentiment. It makes sense that when consumers believe their jobs are in trouble or they won’t have enough money going forward, they pull back on their spending and only buy what they need.
NYSE:RTH March 5, 2014 4:16pm

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