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ETF Impact On Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc. Earnings

July 28th, 2014

market outlookThe low-carb craze may be in the best interest of a lot of people, but it is the worst nightmare for the many in the beverage industry. The rising health consciousness has been a drag for cola giants for quite some time now. Still, two cola as well as food behemoths Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

Consumer Staples ETFs To Watch On Philip Morris International Inc. Stock Slide

July 8th, 2014

new etfsCigarette giant Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) is seeing tumbling volumes as anti-tobacco campaigns have led to a sizable decline in demand. Read more…

NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

ETFs To Watch On July Fourth Gas Price and Storm Threats

July 3rd, 2014

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? Read more…

NYSE:IYT, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XLP

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

Defensive Sectors Are Not Much Help In Market Downturns

May 9th, 2014

bearbull21Sy Harding: Wall Street’s advice on how to prepare for possible market corrections has always been the same. No matter what happens to the economy people will still have to eat, drink, and take their medicines. So consumer staples, food, beverage, healthcare, Read more…

NYSE:PPH, NYSE:SH, NYSE:VHT, NYSE:XLP

5 Sectors That Can Weather Volatility in 2014

May 5th, 2014

fiveA well-known trading proverb warns investors to sell their stocks in May to avoid a seasonal decline in equity markets. This adage also refers to increasing stock volatility. During the past 20 years, volatility has increased from May Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XLP

Recession Proof Sector ETFs For This Shaky Market

May 4th, 2014

etfsAfter a tremendous stock market rally in 2013, risk-off trade sentiment has taken the front seat in 2014. Nagging geo-political risks related to the Ukraine and Russia issue, Fed’s gradual withdrawal Read more…

NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU

Consumer ETFs Get A Boost On Strong Beverage Stock Earnings

April 22nd, 2014

retail-shoppingSluggish trend of carbonated beverages in the wake of rising health consciousness has been a dampener for cola giants in recent times. Still, two cola as well as food bellwethers – Coca Cola Co. (NYSE:KO) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) –drew investors’ attention Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

Time To Ditch Swinging Cyclicals?

April 4th, 2014

wall-street-etfGeorge Leong: The stock market appears to be getting somewhat top-heavy. Scanning through my screens, I am quite amazed to find that the majority of S&P 500 stocks are well above their respective 200-day moving averages, which makes opportunities Read more…

NYSE:XLP

Consumer Spending Growth In February Bad Sign For Investors?

April 1st, 2014

credit card spendingMoe Zulfiqar: The United States Census Bureau reported consumer spending in the U.S. economy—adjusted for price fluctuation—increased by 0.2% in February from the previous month. In January, consumer spending increased by 0.1% after seeing a decline in December. Read more…

NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLY

ETF To Play The Anemic YOY Change In Retail Sales

March 18th, 2014

retail etfMoe Zulfiqar: Since the beginning of the year, we have been seeing economic data that suggests consumer spending in the U.S. economy is in trouble—we have seen menial growth, if not negative growth. If this trend continues, it could be very dangerous, Read more…

NYSE:XLP

Quick Investor Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs

March 17th, 2014

wall-street-etfThe economic backdrop for the consumer staples sector remained more or less weak in 2013 due to a difficult consumer spending environment. Middle-class consumers struggled to cope with rising gas prices, delayed income tax refunds and higher payroll taxes. Read more…

NYSE:FXG, NYSE:PSL, NYSE:RHS, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

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…

NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XLP

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…

NYSE:RTH, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

Consumer ETFs Slip On The Coca-Cola Company Earnings

February 19th, 2014

ETFsThings are hardly falling into place for The Coca-Cola Company (KO). Yesterday, Coca Cola reported a downbeat fourth-quarter 2013 with earnings matching the estimate and the top line missing by a moderate margin. In addition, the performance Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP




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