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New Online Retail ETF Offers Unique Growth Focus

internet etfsDavid Fabian:   The traditional retail sector has been dominated by brick and mortar business models that have continued to lose market share to online competitors.  Consumers simply don’t shop the way they used to, with a rising trend of mobile transactions and brand loyalty to dominating names such as Amazon.com (AMZN). 
NASDAQ:IBUY May 6, 2016 11:11am

U.S. Retail Sales Tumble Into Recession Territory Driven By Auto Sales Plunge

retail-shoppingTyler Durden:  After stumbling sideways around unch MoM for 3 months, US retail sales tumbled 0.3% in March (considerably worse than the 0.1% MoM gain expected) confirming BofA's credit card data as we warned.
NYSE:DIA April 13, 2016 12:12pm

Retail Sales Suffer Biggest 2-Month Drop In A Year After Huge Negative Revision

retail etfTyler Durden:   Thanks to dramatic downward revisions (from "resilient" historical data which we pointed out were entirely anomalous at the time and due entirely to seasonal adjustments) retail sales have dropped 0.54% in the last two months - the biggest sequential drop in a year.
NYSE:DIA March 15, 2016 3:15pm

Retail Sales: February Sales Show Renewed Weakness

retail etfDoug Short:  The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report released this morning shows that seasonally adjusted sales in February contracted month-over-month and the previous month was revised downward.
NYSE:DIA

Sectors ETFs That Should Thrive On Low Oil Prices [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), SPDR Series Trust]

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.
NYSE:PBJ December 16, 2014 5:17pm

Downplaying Black Friday [SPDR Series Trust, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF]

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.
NYSE:VCR November 28, 2014 1:13pm

Time To Get Bullish On Retail ETFs? [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), PowerShares Dynamic Retail (ETF)]

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
NYSE:PMR October 10, 2014 4:16pm

August Retail Sales Bounce Back [Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

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)
NYSE:XRT September 12, 2014 10:10am

The Potential For A Major Breakout In This Retail ETF [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

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
NYSE:RTH August 15, 2014 12:12pm

May Advance Retail Sales: Weaker Than Forecast [Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

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,
NYSE:XRT June 12, 2014 10:10am

Weak Earnings Hurting Retail ETFs? [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

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,
NYSE:PMR May 27, 2014 4:16pm

Two ETFs To Watch This Week (KBE, XRT) [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), SPDR KBW Bank (ETF)]

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
NYSE:KBE May 7, 2014 12:12pm

Time To Jump Into Retail ETFs? [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), PowerShares Dyn Leisure & Entert. (ETF)]

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%
NASDAQ:PSCD April 15, 2014 5:17pm

March Advance Retail Sales Beat Expectations [Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR S&P Retail (ETF)]

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
NYSE:XRT April 14, 2014 10:10am

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