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Sectors ETFs That Should Thrive On Low Oil Prices

December 16th, 2014

crudeoilThe crash in oil prices has truly reached shocking levels at this point. Oil prices which were trading above the triple-digit mark only months ago, but have now given up gains to gravitational forces and are now hovering around the five-year low of $65 a barrel. Read more…

NYSE:PBJ, NYSE:XRT, NYSE:XTN

Downplaying Black Friday

November 28th, 2014

Black FridayRon Rowland: This week marks the beginning of the sprint to the finish line of 2014.  Yesterday, our country held its annual thanks.  Ironically, the day after we give thanks for everything we have, we are encouraged to spend lavishly on gifts and things we do not have. Read more…

NYSE:VCR, NYSE:XLY, NYSE:XRT, NYSE:XTN

Time To Get Bullish On Retail ETFs?

October 10th, 2014

retail etfAfter a sluggish Q1 with flat earnings on 3.3% revenue growth, retailers started showing strength from Q2. The improvement was far from great as earnings rose 2.6% on 5.5% higher revenues and some sector bellwethers Read more…

NYSE:PMR, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XRT

August Retail Sales Bounce Back

September 12th, 2014

retail etfDoug Short: The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in August rose 0.6% (0.58% at two decimals) month-over-month, up from 0.3% in July (an upward revision from 0.0%). Core Retail Sales (ex Autos) Read more…

NYSE:XRT

The Potential For A Major Breakout In This Retail ETF

August 15th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Following through on Wednesday’s accumulation day, stocks rallied higher across the board, with a few major averages closing in on major resistance. The S&P 500 stopped just shy of the 50-day MA and prior range lows, while the Nasdaq Read more…

NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XRT

May Advance Retail Sales: Weaker Than Forecast

June 12th, 2014

retail etfDoug Short: The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in May rose 0.3% month-over-month, down from 0.5% in April, which was an upward revision from 0.1%. Core Retail Sales (ex Autos) was up 0.1% in May, down from 0.4% in April, Read more…

NYSE:XRT

Weak Earnings Hurting Retail ETFs?

May 27th, 2014

retail etfRetailers saw a weak Q1 with total earnings from 97.3% of the sector’s total market capitalization reported so far being flat on 3.3% revenue growth. Earnings surprises were predominantly negative for retailers, with only 43.9% of the companies beating earnings estimates, Read more…

NYSE:PMR, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XRT

Two ETFs To Watch This Week (KBE, XRT)

May 7th, 2014

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: Tuesday’s action was a definitely a negative for the current rally, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both suffering a clear distribution day. We continue to see the battle between the relative strength of the S&P 500 Read more…

NYSE:KBE

Time To Jump Into Retail ETFs?

April 15th, 2014

retail etfEric Dutram: As we all know, retail sales normally pick up on Black Friday, but this time retailers are displaying a rally ahead of Good Friday as well.  U.S. retailers rejoiced the departure of the harsh winter in March as the group clocked a better-than-expected 1.1% Read more…

NASDAQ:PSCD, NYSE:FXD, NYSE:PEJ, NYSE:XRT

March Advance Retail Sales Beat Expectations

April 14th, 2014

retail etfDoug Short:  The Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that sales in March rose 1.1% month-over-month, up from 0.7% in February, which was upwardly revised from 0.3%. Core Retail Sales (ex Autos) was up 0.7% in March following Read more…

NYSE:XRT

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…

NYSE:PMR, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XRT

Time To Bet On Consumer Discretionary ETFs?

March 14th, 2014

ETFsThe passing winter has finally cheered up the markets. The latest job data has topped the consensus estimate, manufacturing readings came in higher than expected, and the geopolitical tension between Russia and Ukraine seems to have taken a brief pause. Read more…

NYSE:FXD, NYSE:PEJ, NYSE:XRT

What’s Happening To The Retail Sector?

March 9th, 2014

retail etfIf the U.S. economy is getting better, then why are major retail chains closing thousands of stores?  If we truly are in an “economic recovery”, then why do sales figures continue to go down for large retailers all over the country?  Read more…

NYSE:XRT

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…

NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XLP

More Weakness In The Retail Sector?

March 5th, 2014

retail-shoppingGeorge Leong: We all know how bad this winter has been so far. The harsh weather across the majority of the country has impacted jobs growth, commerce, housing, and consumer spending. Read more…

NYSE:XRT




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