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The Metals And Mining Sector Is Flashing A Secret Buy Sign

July 9th, 2014

metals and miningThe last three years may have been great for stocks overall, but there’s one sector that has been absolutely punished – metals and miners. The ETF that tracks the Metals and Mining Select Industry Index SPDR S&P Metals and Mining (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XME) is down Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XME

Red Flags From Major S&P 500 Sectors

June 3rd, 2014

red flag modeWatching the major S&P sectors provides clues on the condition of the broad Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLY

Two ETFs To Watch (XLV, XLB)

May 16th, 2014

market outlookMorpheus Trading: There are a few key sectors that remain above their 50-day moving averages. How these sectors react over the next two weeks should provide us with more clues as to the market’s next move. Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV) has held up well as of late Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLV

What Lies Ahead For Homebuilder ETFs?

May 15th, 2014

homebuildersAfter a strong rebound last year, the housing sector has been struggling since frigid weather conditions and lower demand for homes raised concerns in the space from the beginning of the year. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLB

Best and Worst ETFs By Sector

April 8th, 2014

best and worstDavid Trainer: This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector. Read more…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF

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

ETF Sector Strength Grid To End October

October 29th, 2013

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: With October rushing toward a close, let’s take a look at the recent Sector Strength and Weakness grid for the nine major AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY

Two Popular ETFs To Watch In The Final Part Of The Year

October 8th, 2013

market outlookThe third quarter of 2013 was a mixed bag for the equity markets. It was a quarter marked by certain domestic as well as global events which could prove to be game changers going forward. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLV

Market Flat Heading Into Potentially Quiet Week

August 26th, 2013

morningcallWorld markets are mixed this morning but generally little-changed. The big economic event over the weekend was the annual monetary policy summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where many world policy leaders met to Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLU

Charting The ETF Sector Strength and Weakness On The New Highs

August 1st, 2013

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: While the S&P 500 itself broke to all-time highs this morning, not all sectors participated in the breakout. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLY

S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average: Fed Creating Print-Push Demand For Stocks

July 19th, 2013

dollar ben bernankeChris Ciovacco: Don’t Fight The Fed: What exactly does the expression don’t fight the Fed mean? The Fed wants to drive asset prices higher (stocks, housing, & commercial real estate). The Fed can create money out of thin air, which is a very Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:EEM, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLK

Profit From “Sector Rotation” With These ETFs

May 28th, 2013

ETFsInvestors have been pouring a lot of money into relatively “safer” or so-called “defensive” sectors during the last few months. These sectors have also benefited from investors’ insatiable appetite for yield in the current rock-bottom interest rate Read more…

NYSE:VGT, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLI

It’s Too Expensive to Be Defensive

May 15th, 2013

defenseInsurance is a wonderful thing — especially when you need it. But it’s definitely not free. In fact, the cost of protecting your assets in the stock market has become really expensive, which is why some investment pros are of the mind that the Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLK

Is The Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) In Trouble?

April 9th, 2013

materialsThe start of the New Year also led to the beginning of the much awaited U.S. recovery. The economy started the period on a high note and a solid first quarter performance is a testament to this bullish trend. Read more…

NYSE:XLB

The Stock Market’s Defensive Tone Is Concerning

April 1st, 2013

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An extended stock market received an excuse to sell off Monday after a report showed manufacturing activity pointed toward modest, rather than robust, economic growth. From MarketWatch: Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLU




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