Posts Tagged ‘SPDR S&P Retail ETF’

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…


ETF To Play The Holiday Retail Rally

December 19th, 2013

retail etfChris Preston:  Want to earn back some of that money you’re spending on gifts this holiday season? Invest in the very sector where you spent the money in the first place. Read more…


The Technicals Are Bullish For This Retail ETF

October 17th, 2013

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT) has formed a bullish, 11-week consolidation, with most of the action holding above the rising 10-week moving average. Read more…


3 Consumer ETFs To Watch On Consumer Sentiment Drop

October 1st, 2013

retail-shoppingDespite the upbeat tone in the market following the decision of the Fed to hold off on tapering, the drop in the U.S. consumer sentiment comes as a slight downer. Read more…


Latest Retail Data Sending Warning To Investors

April 17th, 2013

retail-shopping: With the market hitting all-time highs, many investors are wondering how investor sentiment can be so positive when job creation is still not as strong as it should be. This divergence between the financial markets and the real Read more…


Retail Sales Data The Biggest Driver For Retail ETFs

April 15th, 2013

retail-shoppingThe recent wave of economic news from the U.S. economy has been rather diceyfor the markets. While the employment picture disappointed, the minutes of the latest FOMC meeting was nothing less than ‘expected.’ Read more…


Playing The Retail Sector As Retail Stocks Enjoy A Rally

April 2nd, 2013

retail-shoppingMoney Morning Staff: When screening for good stocks to buy now, you may have noticed this year’s continued climb for retailers. Read more…


Top Ranked SPDR S&P Retail ETF In Focus (XRT)

February 21st, 2013

retail-shoppingEric Dutram: The market at large is improving this year with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones reaching new highs on improving global sentiment. While financials have led the way, a number of other sectors have also performed Read more…


Why Are Major Retail Chains All Over America Collapsing?

February 17th, 2013

retail etfMichael Snyder: If the economy is improving, then why are many of the largest retail chains in America closing hundreds of stores?  When I was growing up, Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD), J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP), Best Buy Read more…


Is It Time To Buy Retail ETFs? (RTH, PMR, XRT, COST, CVS, WAG, AMZN, HD, WMT)

January 26th, 2013

e-commerce retail shopEric Dutram: With rising consumer confidence, steady job growth, recovering housing prices and lowering gas prices, the retail sector is poised to benefit from a broad recovery. Retailers are focusing on several technological improvements, inventory rightsizing, and enhancing Read more…


Five Sector ETFs Surging To Start 2013 (XLV, XRT, XLF, XLE, XLB)

January 23rd, 2013

fiveEric Dutram: With the fiscal cliff averted, investors have gained confidence in the market and are more open to risky investments. U.S. stocks started the year on a strong note, while improving job and housing data resulted in stocks further gaining strength. In fact many equity ETFs experienced heavy inflows to start fiscal 2013. Read more…


U.S. Retail Sales Figures: Why It’s Time To Short Retailers (XRT, GPS, AEO, TJX, ANF, WMT, TGT)

December 28th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: Initial U.S. retail sales figures released on Wednesday showed sales growth for the holiday season was the worst since 2008.  Read more…


4 Retail ETFs In Focus Ahead Of Black Friday (XRT, PMR, RTH, RETL)

November 20th, 2012

Daniela Pylypczak: With the 2012 holiday season just around the corner, the U.S. retail sector is already gearing  up for what could be another make-or-break year for many companies. Many retailers generate significant portions of annual revenues and profit during the holiday Read more…


Investor Guide To Retail ETF Investing (RTH, PMR, XRT, WMT, AMZN)

August 28th, 2012

Eric Dutram: As a pioneer in the retail business, the United States provides ample retail growth opportunities for all types of retail sales. Retailers of any sizes, including individual direct marketers or direct sellers, small- to medium-sized franchise unit owners, and large Read more…


3 ETFs To Watch This Week (IYW, XLY, XRT)

July 16th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Yet another volatile week for stocks as they were finally able to snap their six day losing streak, much to the delight of traders across the nation. With the euro zone still in shambles, and a slowdown threatening the Chinese economy, investors have been Read more…


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