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Industrial ETFs In Focus On General Electric Company Restructuring Plans

April 13th, 2015

wall-street-etfGeneral Electric (NYSE:GE) was a star performer in Friday’s trading session, as the stock soared more than 11%, representing the biggest one-day gain in six years. The massive gain for this conglomerate came after it announced its plan to shed Read more…

NYSE:IYJ, NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLI

Industrial ETF’s Pattern Signals A Bearish Play

January 29th, 2015

manufacturing growthRick Pendergraft: During earnings season I like to look at the sector ETFs and pay particular attention to the sectors that may have a large number of stocks reporting that week. This process brought my attention to the Industrial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLI). Read more…

NYSE:XLI

Sector ETFs To Avoid For Q4 Earnings Season

January 12th, 2015

new etfsAfter a long holiday season, the U.S. markets are now geared up for the Q4 2014 earnings season with a handful of the S&P 500 companies already started announcing their results. However, unlike the second quarter where we saw a 5% plus growth rate, Read more…

NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XOP

These Investments Stand the Test of TIME

December 9th, 2014

time1In March, I wrote about four sectors that usually do well during periods of economic growth. The acronym TIME is an easy way to remember them. The sectors are technology, industrials, materials and energy. All four sectors tend to outperform the broader market over long periods of time, though of course any of them could Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK

Strong Industrial Stock Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

October 24th, 2014

wall-street-etfU.S. stocks staged a strong rally led by a number of upbeat earnings reports from major industrial companies. In particular, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) posted higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings numbers and also lifted its profit outlook for the year. Read more…

NYSE:IYJ, NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLI

The U.S. Is Fast Becoming The New Global “Default Option” For Manufacturing

September 2nd, 2014

manufacturing growthAfter two decades of flying the coop, the chickens are coming home to roost. And they’re bringing friends. I’m talking about American companies that had moved their manufacturing operations offshore to China. They’re moving back: More than 200 U.S.-based companies have Read more…

NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLI

Where Will Transportation ETFs Go From Here?

July 31st, 2014

investAfter being stressed by freezing temperatures in the first quarter, the transportation sector has been on the smooth ride over the past several months. This is especially true given that transportation gets busier when economic activity picks up. Read more…

NYSE:IYT, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XTN

Three Sectors To Own This Summer

June 26th, 2014

three 3As summer rolls on and the trading on Wall Street tones down a bit, one strategist says investors should not be tempted to sit pat and leave their portfolios as is. Sam Stovall, managing director of U.S. equity strategy at S&P Capital IQ, has his top three sectors to own now for Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK

Economy Is Not In Bear Market Territory

June 9th, 2014

economyChris Ciovacco: Is the global economy in “rip-roaring healthy” shape? No, in fact it is far from it. However, as Friday’s employment data showed, it is still holding its own.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average Breaks Out: What Does It Mean For Investors?

May 12th, 2014

bullish buyChris Ciovacco: Given financial markets have an almost infinite number of moving parts, it can be difficult to pin down why investor tone changes from one day to the next. Monday’s big gains came on a slow news day. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLI

Converting Urine And Plastic to Power

May 7th, 2014

pigsSince the day American inventor John Wesley Hyatt created the first commercially-viable plastic in 1870, man has faced an even more daunting challenge – how to keep it from piling up in the Read more…

NYSE:EVX, NYSE:RGI, NYSE:XLI

3 ETFs To Watch

May 6th, 2014

market outlookMorpheus Trading: The main stock market indexes have produced a few bullish reversal candles over the past few weeks, as detailed in the daily chart of the S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) below: Read more…

NYSE:JO, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLI

New American Industrial Renaissance ETF Hits The Market

March 26th, 2014

wall streetSoft manufacturing data at the start of the year has been unfavorable for the U.S. industrial ETFs, but ETF issuers are enthusiastic about the long-term potential of the sector. This is further validated by First Trust’s recent launch targeted on the U.S. industrial sector. Read more…

NASDAQ:AIRR, NYSE:FXR, NYSE:IYJ, NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLI

Unpopular Sector ETFs To Start 2014

February 17th, 2014

etfs etfsU.S. stock markets saw a profitable 2013 hitting multi-year highs day in, day out and rewarding investors with a 30% return. The good news spilled over to the ETF world as well with investors injecting a record $188.54 billion into U.S.-listed ETFs in 2013, Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP




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