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These Investments Stand the Test of TIME

December 9th, 2014

time1In March, I wrote about four sectors that usually do well during periods of economic growth. The acronym TIME is an easy way to remember them. The sectors are technology, industrials, materials and energy. All four sectors tend to outperform the broader market over long periods of time, though of course any of them could Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK

Strong Industrial Stock Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

October 24th, 2014

wall-street-etfU.S. stocks staged a strong rally led by a number of upbeat earnings reports from major industrial companies. In particular, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) posted higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings numbers and also lifted its profit outlook for the year. Read more…

NYSE:IYJ, NYSE:VIS, NYSE:XLI

ETFs To Watch On The Industrial Metals Recovery

September 4th, 2014

new etfsSo far this year we have witnessed a downward trend in iron prices while the prices of non-ferrous metals such as aluminum and copper regained lost ground and have been on the rise since. This is in stark contrast to the 2013 scenario, Read more…

NYSE:PICK, NYSE:XME

Dow poised to drop 3,000 points

July 23rd, 2014

freefall down“When you have all this liquidity chasing a fixed number of assets the asset price inflation takes place.” That’s Komal Sri-Kumar rather neatly summarizing the cynic’s take on the last 5 years of the stock market. “It looks as if there is no end to the zero interest rates so the Read more…

NYSE:DIA

Converting Urine And Plastic to Power

May 7th, 2014

pigsSince the day American inventor John Wesley Hyatt created the first commercially-viable plastic in 1870, man has faced an even more daunting challenge – how to keep it from piling up in the Read more…

NYSE:EVX, NYSE:RGI, NYSE:XLI

Fidelity To Begin Trading The Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF (NYSEArca:FIDU)

October 23rd, 2013

new9Fidelity has announced that they will begin trading the Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF (NYSEArca:FIDU) Thursday, October 24, 2013. The fund seeks to provide investment returns that correspond, before fees and expenses, generally to Read more…

FUND LAUNCH, NYSE:FIDU

General Electric Company(GE): Are Industrials The Next Biggest Market Movers?

September 17th, 2013

industry2: The industrial sector has lagged an otherwise hot market, but many strategists are looking to it as the next market mover. Improving confidence and an expectation of improving economic growth through the end of this year could Read more…

NYSE:CHII, NYSE:FXR, NYSE:XLI

What’s Behind The Strength In Russia ETFs

September 16th, 2013

russiaIt has been a brutal stretch for many of the world’s top emerging markets in 2013, as several have struggled to keep their stock prices afloat in year-to-date terms. Top markets like Brazil and India have slumped under the weight of their currencies, Read more…

NYSE:ERUS, NYSE:RBL, NYSE:RSX

Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500: History Suggests Stocks Are Headed Lower

September 12th, 2013

bearbull21Mike Burnick: Stocks ended the holiday-shortened 4th of July week with a bang, which carried over to this week. But the real fireworks are still to come as investors digest second-quarter sales and profit reports in the weeks ahead.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY

Charting The 4 Major Sector ETFs Above Their 2007 High (XLF, XLI, XLB, XLU, XLE)

January 15th, 2013

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: As we turn the corner into 2013, there are four main AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs that have exceeded and trade well above their 2007 “Bull Market” high. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLU

Automotive Industry ETFs In Focus (CARZ, VROM, F, TM, GM, HMC, NSANY)

July 30th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Unlike consumer staples, the consumer discretionary industry is highly sensitive to economic cycles (The Comprehensive Guide to Consumer Staples ETFs). At the time of recession when consumers lose confidence in the economy, only necessities Read more…

NASDAQ:CARZ, NYSE:VROM

Emerging Market Small Cap ETFs: Freefall Continues (RSXJ, IDXJ, BRF)

June 11th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Emerging markets have long have been attracting investors from all around the globe due to their high growth potential and rapid pace of industrialization. Fiscal 2010 marked Read more…

NYSE:BRF, NYSE:IDXJ, NYSE:RSXJ

Sector Investing: Not Just For Equities Anymore (LQD, ENGN, AMPS, MONY)

February 16th, 2012

Matt Tucker:  Think for a minute, if you will, about your equity portfolio. Do your investments there reflect any sentiment around sectors? For example, you may have shed some of your financial stocks Read more…

NYSE:AMPS, NYSE:ENGN, NYSE:LQD, NYSE:MONY

Sector Funds: Best, Worst, and Mid-Year 2010 Stock Market Outlook (SPY, XLF, XLE, XLP, EEM)

June 8th, 2010

The past 45 days have brought about an abrupt change in the markets. After being in a phase of never-wanting-to-go-down from February through April, markets around the globe have turned Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EFA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLY

Master ETF List Subscription Service Launched by Global Strategy Board

February 8th, 2010

global-strategy-boardGlobal Strategy Board, the independent international research firm and a leading provider of ETF directories has announced the launch of a new subscription service for its popular knowledge product Read more…

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