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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

Should Investors Leave Auto Stocks Behind This Spring?

March 9th, 2014

automobileJohn Whitefoot: According to Wall Street, the cold winter weather is responsible for holding back an economy that’s just itching to take hold. And as we’ve recently learned, when it comes to poor earnings Read more…

NYSE:DEF, NYSE:XLU

An ETF To Boost Your Portfolio Whatever The Weather

March 7th, 2014

etfsJohn Whitefoot: Despite stagnant wages and increased borrowing, Americans ramped up their consumer spending in January. The United States Department of Commerce said earlier this week that consumer spending rose 0.4% in January versus a forecast Read more…

NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLY

Time To Move To Safe Haven ETFs?

February 19th, 2014

new etfsMoe Zulfiqar: We see there’s a significant amount of economic news mounting against the argument that key stock indices will go higher this year. We see major companies on the key stock indices reporting corporate earnings that are dismal to say the very least. Read more…

NYSE:DTYL, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:XLU

How To Profit When Consumer Spending Is In Jeopardy

February 18th, 2014

wall-street-etfMoe Zulfiqar:  Consumer spending is critical when it comes to growth of the U.S. economy. It makes up a significant portion of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP)—about 70%. So, if consumer spending declines even by a little, it can really impact Read more…

NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XRT

3 Sector ETFs That Will Benefit From Declining Rates

February 12th, 2014

ETFsMarkets haven’t been doing very well to start the year, and interest rates have been following stocks lower. In fact, benchmark 10-year government debt has fallen to a yield of 2.7%, a decline of roughly 30 basis points since the start of 2014. Read more…

NYSE:ICF, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XLU




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