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The Biggest Technology ETF Of Them All

February 17th, 2016

new etfsDavid Fabian:  State Street has had a tremendous advantage in the exchange-traded fund world by being the first issuer of dedicated sector funds. Their highly successful SPDR sector series debuted in 1998 and has spent nearly two decades building a world-class reputation. Read more…


A Technical Look At Technology ETFs

January 8th, 2016

technical chart lookDavid Fabian:  The rocky start to 2016 in the major indices has many ETF investors on edge. Some may be looking at the volatility as a buying opportunity, while others are likely heading for the stability of cash or other safe haven assets. Read more…


Sector ETFs Hit Hard By The Stock Market Sell-Off

August 26th, 2015

etfsFor the past few days, global markets have been on a tumultuous ride, primarily due to the Chinese stock market rout. The Chinese economy has been faltering for long. As a result, the Chinese stock market underwent heavy panic-induced sell-offs several times in the last few months. Read more…


Why Investors Should Consider Apple Inc. (AAPL) ETFs Despite The Sell-Off

August 5th, 2015

investAn apple a day might keep the doctor away, but owning Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares right now may not keep risks away.  First, the company came up with a weak revenue outlook and lower-than-expected iPhone sales in its Q3 earnings release in late July, Read more…


Crashing: Apple Inc., Twitter Inc, Oil, Commodities, Greek Stocks, and Chinese Stocks

August 4th, 2015

down-arrow2The month of August sure has started off with a bang.  Tech stocks are crashing, oil is crashing, industrial commodities are crashing, Greek stocks crashed the moment that the Greek stock market reopened for trading, and Chinese stocks continue to crash.  Read more…


Google Inc (GOOG): Come For The Growth, Stay For The Dividend

July 28th, 2015

googleMarshall Hargrave: The move in Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) shares has been violent, up over 20% for the last two weeks. That’s a heck of a move for a $450 billion market cap company. Read more…


Why This ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

July 24th, 2015

etfsDiane Alter:  Many Wall Street predictions show tepid returns across all markets for the rest of 2015, so we’re recommending a tech investment for the rest of the year. Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Plunges On Lousy Report

July 21st, 2015

apple inc.Tyler Durden:  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is important. Perhaps the most important company not only for the Dow Jones, but because it also happens to be the largest company by market cap, in the world. As such nobody will be happy that moments ago AAPL reported results Read more…


Smart Ways To Play A Range-Bound Technology ETF

February 13th, 2015

investRick Pendergraft: Over the course of the first 25 trading days in 2015, the S&P 500 was caught in choppy trading. The index seemed to be extremely volatile, but in reality, every daily close was between 1,992.67 and 2,063.15. Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL): Why The Stock Is Undervalued

February 4th, 2015

in focus spotlightGeorge Leong:  Tim Cook must be pleased with the results of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Heck, the company sold an amazing 74.5 million “iPhones” and has become the top seller of smartphones in China, surpassing rival Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL): Best Quarter Ever Is Just A Start

February 3rd, 2015

apple buzzMichael Robinson:  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) just reported the biggest quarterly profit ever for a public company – $18 billion in net income over the last three months of 2014. And CEO Tim Cook says his company made a “staggering” number of iPhone Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Focused Tech ETFs To Bet On For The Holiday Season

December 10th, 2014

in focus spotlightThere seems to be no looking back for the tech behemoth Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The share prices of the world’s largest company have been riding high since the start of the year on a slew of good news that promises growth. Read more…


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…


Trouble Ahead For The Tech Sector?

October 21st, 2014

market cautionAre big misses by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) signs there’s trouble ahead for the tech sector? Read more…


Apple Inc. (AAPL) Beats Market For Past Week

October 16th, 2014

in focus spotlightDuring the past week (Tuesday to Tuesday), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock rose and then fell, ending up completely unchanged. This was substantially better than the market as a whole, with the major indexes plunging Read more…


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