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Healthcare ETFs In Focus On Johnson & Johnson Earnings

July 17th, 2014

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. Read more…

NYSE:IYH, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XLV

5 Healthcare Micro-Cap Stocks To Watch

July 8th, 2014

healthcare1Jim Bach: A specific group of micro-cap stocks secured a big victory last month, as the Russell Microcap Index boosted its holdings in the sector during its yearly reconstitution. Read more…

NASDAQ:BIB, NASDAQ:IBB

Best Investment For The Next Decade?

May 19th, 2014

healthcare1George Leong: In spite of the debate over whether Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is good or bad for the nation’s healthcare sector, what I do know is that the additional policies will likely drive up the demand for healthcare services Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCH, NYSE:XLV

My Top Stock For The Coming Healthcare Boom

May 14th, 2014

healthcare1George Leong: As the country moves forward in providing medical coverage for all Americans, the healthcare sector will be one of the top growth areas for investment opportunity going forward. Read more…

NYSE:XLV

Healthcare ETFs In Focus On Johnson & Johnson Earnings

April 17th, 2014

healthcare2The healthcare space has seen rough trading this year due to a biotech sell-off as investors are pulling out capital from high growth and high beta stocks. Read more…

NYSE:IHE, NYSE:IYH, NYSE:XLV

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…

NYSE:FXH, NYSE:PJP, NYSE:XBI

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…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FXH, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:USMV, NYSE:XLV

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…

NYSE:IYH, NYSE:VHT, NYSE:XLV

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…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:FXH, NYSE:XLV

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…

NYSE:XHS

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…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:XBI, NYSE:XPH

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…

NYSE:IHE, NYSE:IYH, NYSE:XLV

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…

NYSE:IHI, NYSE:XBI

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…

NYSE:IHE, NYSE:PJP, NYSE:PPH, NYSE:XPH

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…

NYSE:IHI, NYSE:XHE




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