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Three Sectors To Own This Summer

June 26th, 2014

three 3As summer rolls on and the trading on Wall Street tones down a bit, one strategist says investors should not be tempted to sit pat and leave their portfolios as is. Sam Stovall, managing director of U.S. equity strategy at S&P Capital IQ, has his top three sectors to own now for Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK

1992 Says Don’t Assume Stocks Are Doomed With Slow Growth

June 16th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: Economic data in 2014 has aligned with “slow, but still positive growth.” It is easy to find blurbs in the press similar to the June 12 segment from The Wall Street Journal below: Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:VTI

Smart Way To Play The Technology Sector With ETFs

May 4th, 2014

technology-etfThe technology sector delivered a stellar performance last year, but has been unable to provide meaningful support to earnings growth of the S&P 500 index of late, despite being the second Read more…

NYSE:FXL, NYSE:XLK

What Lies Ahead For Technology ETFs?

May 4th, 2014

ETFsThe technology sector has seen terrible trading over the past few weeks on growing concerns over valuation and future earnings growth. In fact, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index fell Read more…

NASDAQ:PNQI, NASDAQ:QQQ, NASDAQ:SOCL, NYSE:XLK

ETFs With The Most Exposure To Microsoft Corporation

April 22nd, 2014

microsoftSweta Killa: The software giant – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) – is becoming an investors’ darling as depicted by the recent surge in its share price. In fact, Microsoft is leading the way in the broad tech space this year leaving behind its rivals Apple Read more…

NYSE:IGV, NYSE:IYW, NYSE:XLK

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




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