Why You Should Be Avoiding Healthcare Service Stocks Right Now

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With a relatively light economic calendar this week, the President’s Obamacare replacement bill (the American Health Care Act if you want to use its formal name, Trumpcare if you don’t) takes center stage as the House is tentatively scheduled to vote on it on Thursday.
NYSE:XHS March 20, 2017 12:55pm

Here Are The Best Performing ETFs Of 2017 Thus Far

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From Moby Waller: A huge amount of money goes into passive stock market tracking these days, through the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and other major U.S. indexes (DIA) (QQQ) (IWM). This strategy has done well in general in recent years and has gained popularity, particularly in retirement-type accounts.
NYSE:XBI March 17, 2017 6:21am

Time To Buy Pharmaceutical ETFs?

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From Zacks: 2016 turned out to be a challenging year for pharma stocks with the sector facing a lot of criticism for rising drug prices. Although the election results provided a breather for the sector on hopes that drug pricing would not be a key focus area under a Donald Trump presidency, the relief rally turned out to be short-lived with the President clarifying his stand on rising drug prices.
NYSE:PJP March 16, 2017 7:32am

Healthcare ETFs Find Renewed Bull Market Amid Trump Tax Reform Promises

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We've profiled the Healthcare space in terms of relevant ETFs in the sector on several occasions since Trump’s election last year, because it quite simply has been much more volatile than its historical norms.
NYSE:XLV March 15, 2017 12:30pm

Have Biotech ETFs Finally Bottomed?

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From Zacks: 2016 was a tough year for biotech stocks with the sector facing a lot of criticism for rising drug prices. Although shares did rally post-election in November on hopes that drug pricing would not be a key focus area under a Donald Trump presidency, the rally turned out to be short-lived following the President’s views regarding drug pricing.
NASDAQ:IBB March 14, 2017 7:54am

These Indexes Are The Best Indicators For A Potential Bear Market Developing

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Global stock markets remain strong. The leading U.S. stock market indexes keep on moving near all-time highs. European stock market indexes refuse to go lower, and emerging stock markets touched multi-year highs very recently.
NYSE:XLV March 13, 2017 6:08am

Healthcare ETFs Weaken Ahead Of Trump’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

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From Zacks: Healthcare was the top-performing sector of February and is in the spotlight given President Donald Trump’s healthcare overhaul efforts. Trump promised to reduce federal regulations by 75–80% and streamline the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval process.
NYSE:XLV March 7, 2017 12:11pm

Why The $300 Level Is So Important For The Biotech ETF

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Biotechnology stocks are breaking out. They have been consolidating for nearly 20 months. Investors lost interest...and that is exactly what smart investors, in general, want to see in order to buy a market.
NASDAQ:IBB March 3, 2017 6:13am

Pharma ETFs In Focus As Washington Debates Prescription Drug Pricing

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With all of the talk from Capitol Hill in regards to prescription pill prices and proposed healthcare reform, today we hone in on the Pharmaceutical segment within the greater Healthcare industry sector in ETF land.
NYSE:PJP March 2, 2017 12:00pm

Healthcare Sector On The Verge Of A Major Breakout — Or Breakdown

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The healthcare stock market sector is the outperforming sector in the S&P 500 in February 2017. Though this is an interesting insight for investors, the more important observation is the chart setup of the health sector (which is discussed in more detail in this article).
NYSE:XLV February 26, 2017 6:41am

Analyst: Big Opportunities Coming In Medical Device Space

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From The Gold Report: The stage has been set for high levels of uncertainty, and with uncertainty comes opportunities in commodities, posits Lior Gantz, editor of Wealth Research Group, who also sees opportunities in disruptive technologies in the medical arena.
NYSE:XHE February 24, 2017 7:45am

Healthcare Is Bouncing Back, And Medical Devices Are Leading The Way

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The health care stock market sector is back in shape. The XLV ETF representing the healthcare sector was up 0.14 percent for the day and 2.2 percent for the week.
NYSE:IHI February 18, 2017 8:43am

A Major Recovery Is Brewing In The Biotech & Healthcare Space

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Biotechnology was once the darling of stock market investors. Not so anymore, since the summer of 2015 the sector collapsed from 400 points to 250 points in the IBB ETF.
NASDAQ:IBB February 17, 2017 6:33am

The Healthcare Sector’s Performance Has Zero Correlation With Earnings Estimates

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From Eric Bush: Equity returns and earnings estimates should presumably be related. It makes intuitive sense that if earnings estimates are increasing for a sector than equity prices for that sector should trend upwards as well.
NYSE:XLV February 15, 2017 6:39am

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