Is It Time To Buy Actively Managed Funds? [Health Care SPDR (ETF)]

money and investingKent Thune: The active vs. passive debate is getting louder as “stock pickers” are showing their value in this transitional market environment.
NYSE:XLV June 2, 2015 4:03pm

State Street Slashes Fees On 41 ETFs [Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF), Health Care SPDR (ETF)]

state streetThe exchange traded industry is becoming increasingly dynamic, thanks to growing competition within the space. While some issuers are lining up new products to attract investors and increase their asset base, several others are reducing fees
NYSE:IPE February 13, 2015 4:57pm

Healthy Returns From The Healthcare Sector [Biogen Idec Inc, Celgene Corporation, Gilead Sciences, Inc., Amgen, Inc.]

healthcare1Sy Harding: Healthcare stocks, along with the stocks of food and drink companies are often recommended as defensive holdings for recessions and bear markets, on the premise that no matter what happens people
NYSE:XLV November 15, 2014 11:17am

Stepping Inside Sector Strength During The October Rally [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Health Care SPDR (ETF)]

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.”
NYSE:XLU October 23, 2014 4:27pm

Key Week For Bull/Bear Battle [Health Care SPDR (ETF), iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An encouraging economic report was released Monday, which increased concerns about a sooner rather than later Fed rate hike.
NYSE:XLV September 30, 2014 11:53am

How To Profit As Healthcare Costs Rise [UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna Inc, WellPoint Inc, CIGNA Corporation]

healthcare1David Zeiler: As the fall enrollment period for healthcare coverage approaches, one of the most obviousObamacare facts becoming clear is that almost everyone is going to be paying more come January 2015.
NYSE:XLV September 25, 2014 4:03pm

Dollar May Drag Down Emerging Markets [SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, Dow Jones Industrial Average]

dollar etfChris Ciovacco: One factor that makes investing such a difficult task is the almost infinite number of inputs impacting the value of any asset. For example, emerging market stocks could be negatively impacted by economic divergences
NYSE:SPY September 9, 2014 4:26pm

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): The Grand Daddy of Pharma

healthcare3Lawrence Meyers: The pharma legend is a good bet for income investors.
NYSE:XLV August 21, 2014 11:18am

Is Wealthier Really Heathier? [Health Care SPDR (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XLV), iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF)(NASDAQ:IBB)]

get-richThis chart, published by Barry Bosworth at The Wall Street Journal, shows that the more money a person has, the longer they are likely to live. The chart shows the longevity of a 55-year-old woman and man in the U.S., comparing those born in 1920 to those born in
NASDAQ:IBB August 18, 2014 11:14am

This ETF Is Over Reacting To The Sell Off [Health Care SPDR (ETF), Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF)]

ETFsDavid Fabian:  Sell offs in the market generally create fear and over reaction as investors digest the news and re-position their assets to weather the storm. Despite the good intentions of buying low and selling high, the tendency for traders is to protect
NYSE:IVV August 15, 2014 3:02pm

Why Exposure To Healthcare Sector Is A Must [Amgen, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences, Inc.]

healthcare1Mitchell Clark:  In what is on par with the course in today’s stock market, biotechnology firm Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) posted double-digit revenue and earnings growth while raising its full-year outlook.
NYSE:XLV August 1, 2014 2:27pm

This Year’s Hottest Health Care ETFs [Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF, Health Care SPDR (ETF)]

healthcare3David Fabian: As a sector, health care has a lot to offer in terms of fundamental and technical data that supports ongoing innovation and profitability. The aging baby boomer population combined with an increased focus on adorable health insurance is continuing
NYSE:FBT July 25, 2014 3:32pm

Healthcare ETFs In Focus On Johnson & Johnson Earnings [Gilead Sciences, Inc., AbbVie Inc]

healthcare1Sweta Killa: The healthcare space has finally emerged from the biotech sell-off and is largely befitting from the rising wave of pharma mergers and acquisitions as well as the current favorable industry trends in both the pharma and biotech corner.
NYSE:IYH July 17, 2014 4:55pm

Boring Market? Be Careful What You Wish For [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Consumer Discretionary SPDR (ETF)]

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
NYSE:SPY June 4, 2014 3:25pm

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