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Why This ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

July 24th, 2015

etfsDiane Alter:  Many Wall Street predictions show tepid returns across all markets for the rest of 2015, so we’re recommending a tech investment for the rest of the year. Read more…

NYSE:XLK

Smart Ways To Play A Range-Bound Technology ETF

February 13th, 2015

investRick Pendergraft: Over the course of the first 25 trading days in 2015, the S&P 500 was caught in choppy trading. The index seemed to be extremely volatile, but in reality, every daily close was between 1,992.67 and 2,063.15. Read more…

NYSE:XLK

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

Technology Dividends Offer Sound Income Opportunity

October 9th, 2014

opportunityDavid Fabian: The world of dividend investing has traditionally been dominated by companies in the utility, financial, and consumer goods spaces. These stalwart sectors are known to offer strong and consistent cash flow models Read more…

NASDAQ:TDIV, NYSE:VYM, NYSE:XLK

A Rational Look At Stock Market Risk

September 23rd, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco:  Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers said current risks include uneven growth and the possibility of excessive risk-taking in a low interest rate environment. They also pointed out that when push Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLK

This Sector Will Drive The Market For The Next Decade

August 20th, 2014

wall-street-etfGeorge Leong: It was just a few months ago that the technology sector stocks, specifically the momentum stocks, were getting bashed around and sold off by the stock market. Read more…

NYSE:XLK

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




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