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Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR’

Consumer Confidence Seems To Be Deteriorating

August 27th, 2013

credit card spending: Consumer confidence seems to be deteriorating in the U.S. economy, and if it diminishes further, any economic growth will become questionable. When consumers are confident, they go out and spend, resulting in an increase  Read more…

NYSE:XLP

How To Get Defensive From A Market Downturn With ETFs

May 9th, 2013

defense moneyDavid Fabian: With the market continuing to hit new highs on an almost daily basis, many savvy investors are starting to formulate their game plans to weather the next correction in stocks. Like a good game of craps, logic and probability tell Read more…

NASDAQ:VCSH, NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV

How To Locate Favorable Buy and Sell Points For Sector ETFs: Technology SPDR, Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR

March 10th, 2013

technical-lookMike Burnick: Stocks suffered a bearish reversal last week with back-to-back days of sharp declines. In fact, last Wednesday’s 108-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrials wiped out nearly two-week’s worth of gains in just a single session. Read more…

NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP

What Warren Buffett Is Signaling About The Economy: Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR, H.J. Heinz Company

February 27th, 2013

Economy recessionTom Essaye: Two weeks ago, Warren Buffett made big news when he announced his company, Berkshire Hathaway, was purchasing H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ), the famous ketchup and food producer. The deal was announced during a busy week for mergers: That same week the American Airlines/ Read more…

NYSE:XLP

How To Play Housing and Retail ETFs After Recent Data (ITB, XHB, RTH, XLP, VDC)

February 25th, 2013

housing-etfsEric Dutram: Just when the housing market was making a comeback, the sector disappointed the market by posting a fall in housing starts for the month January. Housing starts fell by of 8.5% to 890,000 units in January 2013, after a 15.7% surge in December to 973,000 units. Read more…

NYSE:ITB, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLP

3 Of The Best Consumer Staples ETFs (XLP, VDC, KXI, PG, PM, KO, WMT, KO, CL, LVS, MO)

January 1st, 2013

ETF Base: Consumer staples companies – those that make goods that consumers buy time and time again – are known for being leaders in low volatility returns from the equity markets. Consumer staples companies include well known Read more…

NYSE:KXI, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

9 Select Sector SPDR’s: A Deeper Look At The Holdings In Each ETF

December 12th, 2012

Cory Mitchell: Sector ETFs give you a convenient way to monitor, analyze and trade different sectors of the economy. When the overall stock market—gauged by an index such as the S&P 500—is moving higher, one, two or possibly three sectors will be the strongest, Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XLY

Why Consumer Staples ETFs Make Sense? (XLP, PG, HSY, KO, RAI, KFT, SBUX, VDC, IYK, FXG, PBJ)

September 26th, 2012

Sam Subramanian: As economic uncertainty heightens, investors prefer stocks of companies that enjoy stable demand for their products like food, beverages, toothpaste or soap. It is not surprising that the consumer staples companies are performing well. Read more…

NYSE:FXG, NYSE:IYK, NYSE:PBJ, NYSE:XLP

Why Consumer Staples Continue To Outperform (XLP, SPY, DG, MCD, PG)

August 15th, 2012

Tom Essaye: Markets have seen a strong rally in recent weeks mainly off of the belief that European officials are committed to saving the euro, something the market was not sure of until recently. Furthermore, there are prospects for more quantitative easing Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLP

Get Lower Wal-Mart Exposure With These Consumer ETFs (RTH, XLP, VDC, XRT, RHS, PSL, WMT)

April 25th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), the world’s number one retailer, is finding itself in hot water once again with the general public, this time due to bribery allegations among the firm’s Mexican operations. It has been alleged that the giant was engaged in a scheme over multiple years which may have totaled more Read more…

NYSE:PSL, NYSE:RHS, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XRT

Three ETFs To Watch This Week (FXE, IEO, XLP, PM, KO, PEP)

February 6th, 2012

Jared Cummans: As earnings season comes to an end, investors will have one more week to focus on blue chip quarterly results to help guide their trades and positions. Last week saw earnings come in as a mixed bag, but that all changed on Friday when unemployment figures shattered the mold and Read more…

NYSE:FXE, NYSE:IEO, NYSE:XLP

Investors: Five (5) Equity ETFs With Low Betas For A Rocky Market (DENT, EATX, HILO, SPLV, XLP)

September 6th, 2011

Jared Cummans:  To call the last few weeks volatile would be an understatement. Markets have some of their most violent trading days in recent memory, as the beginning of August brought multiple days with swings higher than 5% in major equities indices. Amid a botched debt negotiation and Read more…

NYSE:DENT, NYSE:EATX, NYSE:HILO, NYSE:SPLV, NYSE:XLP

Sell Until You Can Sleep

June 2nd, 2011

In emotional markets, it’s often best to take a step back and view the situation as dispassionately as possible. For some, that means a stiff drink. For others, it’s a long walk or time with the kids. For me, the best way to remove the emotion of the market is by drawing pictures with a purple crayon. It’s a habit that works out particularly well for Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLP

Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (XLP, CHIE, SWH, PG, KO, PEP, MSFT)

April 25th, 2011

Last week marked a shortened trading week in observance of Good Friday, but that does not mean that investors were left with an uneventful four days. On the contrary, markets went haywire Read more…

NYSE:CHIE, NYSE:SWH, NYSE:XLP




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