Archive for the ‘NYSE:RTH’ Category

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Come Tumbling Down

April 21st, 2014

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 Read more…


A Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs

April 11th, 2014

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 Read more…


Limit Losses, Boost Gains With These Staple ETFs

March 5th, 2014

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. Read more…


High-Momentum Stocks To Watch

March 4th, 2014

key level to watchGeorge Leong:  There is a lot of money trading the stock market each day, and this is especially true with the momentum stocks that are making many traders rich. Read more…


Apparel Retailers: It’s Time To Face Reality

March 4th, 2014

retail etfSteven Bauer: The Apparel Retailers Industry Groups is one of several with in the Retail / Consumer Services Sector that is breaking down. It is clear from my Forecasting Analytics that over the past several months that there has been notable deterioration Read more…


Consumer ETFs In Focus On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Earnings

February 21st, 2014

walmartWal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT), the largest retail player in the U.S., announced its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results yesterday. Though the world’s largest retailer provided a disappointing outlook, it managed to meet the consensus estimate for the reported quarter. Read more…


Consumer ETFs Drop On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Outlook

February 3rd, 2014

walmartThe luster is seemingly not returning for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), at least not in this fiscal year. The retail giant has seen underperformances on top- and bottom-line estimates for most of the year. To add to its woes, the staples behemoth Read more…


ETFs To Watch On, Inc. Earnings Miss

January 31st, 2014

amazonThe online e-commerce behemoth (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported lackluster Q4 results after the market closed yesterday. The company missed our estimates on both the top and the bottom line, dampening investor sentiment. Read more…


Target Corporation (TGT): What’s Wrong With The Retail Sector?

January 16th, 2014

retail etfJohn Whitefoot:  Depending on who you ask, sales in the retail sector may be either brisk or failing to gain traction. Like most things in the stock market, when it comes to the retail sector, it’s all about perspective. Read more…


Could Bank Earnings Help Market Recover?

January 14th, 2014

bankScott Redler: Most world markets followed the US markets lower. Europe was down across the board in a controlled fashion and off the lows. The  Nikkei got hit hard down 3% or so, as it’s sitting on a high perch after lofty 2013 gains. Shanghai Read more…


ETFs To Play An Economic Rebound In The U.S.

January 6th, 2014

economyJohn Whitefoot: If the stock market is an indicator of U.S. economic health, then 2013 was a stellar year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2013 with a 26% gain. The S&P 500 was up 29%, while the NASDAQ Composite was up 34%. Read more…


The Naughty and Nice List For Retail ETFs

December 18th, 2013

retail etfDavid Trainer: The holiday season is upon us, which means all eyes are going to be on the retail sector for the next few weeks. One-fifth of all retail spending in the U.S. happens during the holidays. For some retailers the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas Read more…


Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs

December 11th, 2013

retail etfAs a pioneer in retail business, the United States 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, Read more…


Muted Retail Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

December 3rd, 2013

retail-shoppingThe U.S. retail sector is one of the key components of the S&P 500 index accounting for the fifth largest market capitalization level with 9.2% share. Also, the performance of retailers is a key gauge of the consumer spending pattern. Read more…


Two Retail ETFs To Play The Holiday Season

December 2nd, 2013

retail-shoppingNeena Mishra:  With the holiday season upon us, retail looks to be in focus once more. Fortunately, this key shopping season is poised to be a solid one with many expecting decent sales. Read more…


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