Posts Tagged ‘NYSEARCA:RTH’

A Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs

April 11th, 2014

retail-shoppingAs a pioneer in retail business, the US provides ample growth opportunities for all types of retail companies. The retail industry covers everything in its scope, ranging from internet catalog sales, auto dealers, convenience stores, vending machines Read more…


Limit Losses, Boost Gains With These Staple ETFs

March 5th, 2014

etfsMoe Zulfiqar: Consumer spending is highly correlated with consumer sentiment. It makes sense that when consumers believe their jobs are in trouble or they won’t have enough money going forward, they pull back on their spending and only buy what they need. Read more…


Apparel Retailers: It’s Time To Face Reality

March 4th, 2014

retail etfSteven Bauer: The Apparel Retailers Industry Groups is one of several with in the Retail / Consumer Services Sector that is breaking down. It is clear from my Forecasting Analytics that over the past several months that there has been notable deterioration Read more…


Consumer ETFs In Focus On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Earnings

February 21st, 2014

walmartWal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT), the largest retail player in the U.S., announced its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results yesterday. Though the world’s largest retailer provided a disappointing outlook, it managed to meet the consensus estimate for the reported quarter. Read more…


ETFs To Watch On, Inc. Earnings Miss

January 31st, 2014

amazonThe online e-commerce behemoth (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported lackluster Q4 results after the market closed yesterday. The company missed our estimates on both the top and the bottom line, dampening investor sentiment. Read more…


Target Corporation (TGT): What’s Wrong With The Retail Sector?

January 16th, 2014

retail etfJohn Whitefoot:  Depending on who you ask, sales in the retail sector may be either brisk or failing to gain traction. Like most things in the stock market, when it comes to the retail sector, it’s all about perspective. Read more…


ETFs To Play An Economic Rebound In The U.S.

January 6th, 2014

economyJohn Whitefoot: If the stock market is an indicator of U.S. economic health, then 2013 was a stellar year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2013 with a 26% gain. The S&P 500 was up 29%, while the NASDAQ Composite was up 34%. Read more…


ETF To Play The Holiday Retail Rally

December 19th, 2013

retail etfChris Preston:  Want to earn back some of that money you’re spending on gifts this holiday season? Invest in the very sector where you spent the money in the first place. Read more…


The Naughty and Nice List For Retail ETFs

December 18th, 2013

retail etfDavid Trainer: The holiday season is upon us, which means all eyes are going to be on the retail sector for the next few weeks. One-fifth of all retail spending in the U.S. happens during the holidays. For some retailers the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas Read more…


Muted Retail Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

December 3rd, 2013

retail-shoppingThe U.S. retail sector is one of the key components of the S&P 500 index accounting for the fifth largest market capitalization level with 9.2% share. Also, the performance of retailers is a key gauge of the consumer spending pattern. Read more…


Top ETF Deals For Cyber Monday

December 2nd, 2013

etfs etfsThe holiday season ushers in with retailers giving thanks for surging e-commerce sales and record-breaking Internet traffic during the Thanksgiving weekend. Online sales in the U.S. rose 15% Read more…


Two Retail ETFs To Play The Holiday Season

December 2nd, 2013

retail-shoppingNeena Mishra:  With the holiday season upon us, retail looks to be in focus once more. Fortunately, this key shopping season is poised to be a solid one with many expecting decent sales. Read more…


Three ETFs For This Holiday Season

November 29th, 2013

retail etfWith many retailers reporting strong traffic on the Thanksgiving day and Black Friday morning, retail stocks and ETFs are in focus now. As economic and political disarray, sluggish job scene, unfavorable calendar shifts and weak consumer Read more…


Macy’s, Inc. (M) Q3 Strength Puts These Retail ETFs In Focus

November 14th, 2013

retail etfThe festive mood seems to have set in with robust third quarter (ending November 2) results from one of the bellwethers in the retail world, Macy’s (NYSE:M). Read more…


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Drags Down Consumer ETFs

September 26th, 2013

walmartShares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), the world’s number one retailer, tumbled recently on news that the company is cutting orders from suppliers for the current quarter and fourth quarter. Read more…


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