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2 MLPs To Own Regardless Of Oil Prices or Interest Rates

March 23rd, 2015

keystone pipelineMarshall Hargrave:  Since the notion of higher interest rates became an even greater reality in January, investors have been uneasy about bond-like stocks. This includes utilities, which have bond-like properties. Read more…

NYSE:AMLP, NYSE:XLU

How Long Will Equity Income ETFs Remain Strong?

November 11th, 2014

wall-street-etfMichael Fabian: With nearly every major index giving back the majority of its 2014 gains during the month of October, have interest-rate-sensitive stocks sidestepped the volatility altogether or have they merely postponed the inevitable? Read more…

NYSE:PFF, NYSE:VNQ, NYSE:XLU

Stepping Inside Sector Strength During The October Rally

October 23rd, 2014

octoberCorey Rosenbloom: When we see large price movements in the market – like our recent strong rally over the last week – we can break down the picture into smaller pieces by looking at “Sector Strength.” Read more…

NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV

Protect Your Portfolio With These Utility ETFs

October 7th, 2014

utility 300X600Eric Dutram:  There is no question any more, markets are on a shaky footing. Seemingly every sector is facing some degree of weakness, while concerns are building about global growth and the impact of a strong dollar as well. Read more…

NYSE:FXU, NYSE:RYU, NYSE:XLU

Mistakes To Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

September 24th, 2014

ETFsDavid Fabian: A little over a year ago I wrote a well-received article about the 5 mistakes to avoid with your ETF portfolio. The tips ranged from not falling in love with your ETFs to trade execution and tax consequences. Read more…

NYSE:SPHB, NYSE:SPLV, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLY

Can Utility ETFs Regain Their Lost Momentum?

July 15th, 2014

etfs etfsSomebody’s pain is often someone else’s gain, and the utility sector seems to be no exception. After the U.S. economy recorded impressive job growth this June indicating the best performance since September 2008, many global investors, along with renowned Read more…

NYSE:IDU, NYSE:VPU, NYSE:XLU

Are Utility Stocks Really Safe In Bear Markets?

July 11th, 2014

penny stocksChris Ciovacco: Ideal Candidates For Retirement Investing, Right? Read more…

NYSE:XLU

Boring Market? Be Careful What You Wish For

June 4th, 2014

bearbull21David Fabian: The word around the financial community right now is “boring”. The stock market has entered a phase of miniscule price movements, low volume metrics, a multi-year low in volatility, and uncertain economic data. In short, equities are boring Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XLY

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

3 Ways To Play Summer Trends And Boost Your Portfolio

May 14th, 2014

three 3As temperatures rise on Wall Street, traders are starting to think rotation. Summer’s here, and with that seasonality is the word du jour with pros. David Lutz of Stifel has 3 ways to play the summer trends that could boost your portfolio while barbecues and Read more…

NYSE:IYH, NYSE:IYW, NYSE:XLU

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

Utilities and Stocks Breaking To New 52 Week Highs

April 17th, 2014

investingCorey Rosenbloom: Sometimes the simplest things are effective for finding candidates to trade on a short-term or intraday basis. Read more…

NYSE:XLU

How To Profit From The Two Things Consumers Can’t Do Without

March 18th, 2014

investJohn Whitefoot: Another month of cold weather is being blamed for the most recent weak consumer confidence numbers. Read more…

NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLU

Strength and Breakouts In The Utilities ETF

March 17th, 2014

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: We don’t see Utility Stocks gain as much media coverage or trader attention as high-flying names like Apple, Amazon, PLUG, or Google, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore this sector completely. Read more…

NYSE:XLU

A Quick Investor Guide To Utility ETFs

March 12th, 2014

utility 300X600Utility services play a vital role in a nation’s economic progress as cheap and abundant supply of power keeps the wheels of development rolling. With development comes the need for more power, as cities expand, and the use of new gadgets increases. Read more…

NYSE:FXU, NYSE:IDU, NYSE:RYU, NYSE:VPU, NYSE:XLU




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