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ETFs To Watch As Obamacare Hits Deadline

March 31st, 2014

healthcare-etfsDespite the rocky start and a plethora of technical issues, the Affordable Care Act (often known as Obamacare) saw a surge in enrollment in the final days of its first year program. More than 6 million Americans (as of March 27) have signed Read more…

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A Look At Performance Chasing and Beta Rotation

March 26th, 2014

investDavid Fabian: There is no doubt that the last 5 years have been good to stock investors as the bull market has reached new heights of exuberance.  Whether you believe that the rally is Fed stimulated or a true reflection of economic prosperity is a hotly Read more…

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Can Healthcare ETFs Stay Hot In 2014?

March 23rd, 2014

new etfsSome comforting economic data in the U.S. including solid job reports, which in turn spurred faster tapering, and the apparently calming tensions between Russia and Ukraine once again Read more…

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How Healthcare ETFs Can Strengthen Your Portfolio

February 17th, 2014

healthcare-etfsDavid Fabian: Healthcare has been on a major hot streak for well over a year now.  The combination of our aging population and strong demand for medical services has boosted the prices of healthcare stocks Read more…

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Healthcare Boom Brings This Sector ETF In Focus

February 14th, 2014

healthcare3The Healthcare sector has continued its streak of outperformance in 2014 as well. While the broader market index, S&P 500, saw a poor start, closing January with three straight weekly losses, the health care sector took the second best performing spot. Read more…

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Top Ranked Healthcare ETF In Focus

February 14th, 2014

in focus spotlightThe U.S. health care sector was a star performer in 2013. It remained a favorite among investors in spite of the uncertain economic climate worldwide. New product launches, solid earnings results and increasing merger & acquisition activities were the major drivers for this sector. Read more…

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Healthcare ETFs To Watch On Johnson & Johnson Report

January 27th, 2014

healthcare1Healthcare space is greatly befitting from the current favorable industry trends and robust performances by major drug companies in both pharma and biotech segments. This trend is further confirmed by the healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ)  Read more…

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Best and Worst ETFs In The Health Care Sector

January 22nd, 2014

healthcare-etfsDavid Trainer: The Health Care sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 22 ETFs and 72 mutual funds in the Health Care Read more…

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Quick Investor Guide To Pharmaceutical ETFs

December 26th, 2013

healthcare-etfsWith the year coming to an end, the worst of the patent cliff faced by the pharmaceutical sector in recent times is over. Although genericization will continue, the major patent expiries are over and done with. Read more…

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Medical Device ETFs In Focus

November 3rd, 2013

Medical DeviceThe health care sector is leading the market this year, outpacing the broad market by a wide margin. The bullishness can be felt in almost every corner of the health care space such as biotechnology Read more…

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How To Play The Bullish Trend In Healthcare With ETFs

November 1st, 2013

healthcare-etfsWhile there have been a series of volatility-inducing events in the U.S. starting from the Fed’s ‘Taper Talk’ and then the tussle between the Republicans and the Democrats, investors have still remained relatively bullish and have put capital Read more…

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Can The Run Continue For Biotech ETFs?

October 23rd, 2013

biotechnologyBiotechnology firms are among the fasting growing companies in the health care world. With the U.S. market soaring, a high growth and high beta sector like biotech is performing remarkably well, clearly outpacing the overall market Read more…

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Don’t Miss Out On The Opportunity To Grow Your Portfolio

October 8th, 2013

money and investingMoe Zulfiqar:  One of the basic rules that investors should follow when it comes to portfolio management is to not have a bias. What biases eventually do is either hinder investors from making better decisions or cause investors Read more…

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Signs Of A Recession Ahead?

September 23rd, 2013

Economy recessionGreg Madison: You won’t hear any talk about a Recession 2013 from the president, or from whoever happens to be the next Fed Head, or from anyone of either party in Congress. You won’t hear about it on the news, either. Read more…

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Economy: Are Happy Days Here Again?

September 13th, 2013

economyThe more things change, the more things stay the same.  The Great Depression actually started in 1929, but as you will see below, as late as 1933 the Associated Press was still pumping out lots of news stories with optimistic economic headlines Read more…

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