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The Best Sectors For Growth In 2014

March 20th, 2014

manufacturing growthGeorge Leong: If you own some of the large-cap blue chip stocks on the Dow, it has not been a great year so far. Now, some of you may have thought that after the strong year for technology and small-cap stocks in 2013, the stock market may have been ready Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:XLK

Technology Sector Looking Strong For The Year Ahead

December 19th, 2013

buyers and sellersMike Burnick: Economic growth around the world is gaining momentum as we head into 2014. In several recent articles I made the case that globally oriented cyclical stocks and sectors will outperform in the year ahead. Read more…

NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:XLK

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Focused ETFs To Buy On Upbeat Outlook

December 5th, 2013

apple targetTechnology giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is leading the recent upsurge in the broad sector. The company is thriving on a slew of good news that promises growth, and the stock has again become an investor favorite. Read more…

NYSE:IYW, NYSE:VGT, NYSE:XLK

Option Value As A Function Of Downside Beta

December 2nd, 2013

wall-street-etfJared Woodard: The chart below shows the relative attractiveness of major ETFs for hedging and speculative trades based on their market beta and implied volatility. Specifically, the chart shows the four-week downside beta of major ETFs against SPY Read more…

NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY

Facebook Inc (FB), LinkedIn Corp (LNKD), Groupon Inc (GRPN) Weigh On Social Media ETF

December 2nd, 2013

social media etfsAfter enjoying a surge this year, the social media stocks seem to have hit the brakes. These stocks have fallen out of favor with investors in recent weeks, mainly because many companies in the space failed to impress with their Q3 numbers Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL, NYSE:XLK

NASDAQ 4,000: Technology Stocks Will Continue To Offer Gains

November 27th, 2013

facebook nasdaq: Technology and growth stocks have been the go-to stocks this year, as the NASDAQ (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) broke above 4,000 on Monday for the first time since September 2000. Read more…

NYSE:XLK

ETF Sector Strength Grid To End October

October 29th, 2013

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: With October rushing toward a close, let’s take a look at the recent Sector Strength and Weakness grid for the nine major AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY

3 ETFs In Focus On Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Report

October 29th, 2013

in focus spotlightThough technology was the biggest laggard in the last earnings season, the sector is looking to turn it around this time. Total earnings for the technology stocks that have reported results so far are up 10.8% with a beat ratio of 70.3%, while revenues Read more…

NYSE:IYW, NYSE:VGT, NYSE:XLK

While Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), and Facebook Inc (FB) Lead The Year, The Monthly Winners Are All Defensives.

October 24th, 2013

defenseA funny thing happened on our way to record highs this week — the market ushered in new leadership. While names like Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Netflix, Inc.(NASDAQ:NFLX), and Facebook Inc(NASDAQ:FB) are still way out Read more…

NYSE:IYZ, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLY

Top Ranked Technology ETF In Focus

October 2nd, 2013

new etfsThe technology sector, once a star performer, is missing out all the fun this year despite the soaring equity markets. The sector has been the biggest drag on earnings growth in Q2 driven by the sluggish performances from the top players. Read more…

NASDAQ:QTEC, NYSE:XLK

Watching Our Weekly ETF Trades

September 30th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: In last Friday’s commentary, we pointed out a potential buy setup in S&P Technology SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLK). Since $XLK did not trigger for swing trade entry last Friday, we are canceling that setup in favor of a bullish setup Read more…

NYSE:FXO, NYSE:TAN, NYSE:XLK

Look For A Low-Risk Buy Entry In The Technology SPDR ETF (XLK)

September 27th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: After breaking out above the highs of its range on September 18, Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLK) pulled back into a logical support area, formed by convergence of the prior breakout level and rising 20-day Read more…

NYSE:QID, NYSE:QLD, NYSE:XLK

Social Media Surge Driving This ETF

September 17th, 2013

social media etfsSocial media stocks remain in focus, as the space is reaching new milestones this year. Popular names such as Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) impressed with their performances last quarter, leading to a torrid run Read more…

NASDAQ:SOCL, NYSE:XLK

The Future Is Bright For This Cloud Computing ETF

August 20th, 2013

cloud computingThe technology sector has been broadly mixed so far this year due to uncertainty surrounding some of its top players, weak overseas demand and overall reduction in global information technology spending. However, one sub-sector Read more…

NASDAQ:SKYY, NYSE:VGT

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Stock Price Simply Too Cheap

August 19th, 2013

buy-nowShares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently broke $500 a share for the first time since January, but it looks as if the rollercoaster ride is far from over for the company and its shareholders. Read more…

NYSE:XLK




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