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The One Chart Stock Market Bulls Can’t Ignore [Utilities SPDR (ETF), ProShares Short Dow30 (ETF)]

technical-lookMoe Zulfiqar: There are many indicators that can give us an idea about where key stock indices may be headed. It may seem obvious, but always remember that nothing is certain until it happens. As I say quite often in these pages, trying to predict
NYSE:DOG February 3, 2014 11:11am

Is The Federal Reserve Helping Main Street?

mainstreet: After five years of pumping trillions into the U.S. economy, the average American really is no better off than before the Federal Reserve initiated its unprecedented economic stimulus efforts. This is in spite of Federal Reserve 
NYSE:DBP September 19, 2013 3:15pm

Three ETFs To Avoid As Interest Rates Rise

ratesAlthough it looks as if the Fed will not taper that quickly, yields on bonds have already risen. Plus, with solid economic data, the likelihood of a scaling back of QE has increased, putting many investors on edge.
NYSE:REM August 6, 2013 4:16pm

Should You Jump Into Cyclical ETFs As The U.S. Economy Gets Better?

Economy recession: As the risks in the stock market increase, investors most often run towards defensive stocks. The main reason behind this phenomenon is that companies that are considered defensive provide investors with a stream of dividends
NYSE:PEJ May 28, 2013 11:11am

3 Sector ETFs That Are Leading The Market

new etfsAfter recording a short pullback, the S&P 500 once again returned to growth thereby recording multiple sessions of gains and closing at multi-year highs. This recent rise in the benchmark index was mostly led by encouraging data on home prices
NYSE:XLP May 21, 2013 3:15pm

How To Get Defensive From A Market Downturn With ETFs

defense moneyDavid Fabian: With the market continuing to hit new highs on an almost daily basis, many savvy investors are starting to formulate their game plans to weather the next correction in stocks. Like a good game of craps, logic and probability tell
NASDAQ:VCSH May 9, 2013 2:14pm

9 Select Sector SPDR’s: A Deeper Look At The Holdings In Each ETF

Cory Mitchell: Sector ETFs give you a convenient way to monitor, analyze and trade different sectors of the economy. When the overall stock market—gauged by an index such as the S&P 500—is moving higher, one, two or possibly three sectors will be the strongest,
NYSE:XLE December 12, 2012 12:12pm

Utility ETFs Offer Intriguing Opportunity (XLU, VPU, IDU)

ETF Base: Utility companies are back in the headlines as investors reconsider their preference for dividend-paying equities with uncertain tax policy coming in 2012. Key utility sector indexes are off more than 6% in the last month while forward yields look compelling for conservative investors.
NYSE:IDU November 26, 2012 1:13pm

How To Build A Simple (But Effective) Safe Haven ETF Portfolio (AGG, DBP, IDV, KXI, XLU)

Daniela Pylypczak: The global economic slowdown has certainly changed the way investors now choose to allocate their assets. Many play a game of musical chairs, shifting exposure to sectors of the market that can provide them with more favorable returns.
NYSE:AGG September 12, 2012 11:11am

Ed Dempsey: It’s Too Expensive to Be Defensive (XLU, XLK)

If Macy's put signs in its windows, suddenly announcing that everything was 25% off, people would be lined up in the street looking to take advantage of the deal. On Wall Street however low prices seem to be a deterrent. Right now the
NYSE:XLK July 10, 2012 1:13pm

Carol Pepper, Pepper International, Offers ETF Picks for `Sideways’ Market (DVY, XLU, AMJ)

Carol Pepper, chief executive officer at Pepper International, Doreen Mogavero, chief executive officer of Mogavero Lee & Co., and Komal Sri-Kumar, chief global strategist at TCW Group Inc., talk about the outlook for U.S. stocks and their investment strategies. They speak with
NYSE:AMJ June 22, 2012 11:11am

Minimize Volatility With These Two ETFs (XLK, VXX, XLU)

Benjamin Shepherd: The S&P 500 has given up 7 percent since peaking in April 2012, primarily because of uncertainty regarding Greece’s commitment to the terms of its bailout. 
NYSE:VXX June 21, 2012 3:15pm

Comprehensive Guide To Utility ETF Investing (XLU, VPU, IDU, FUI, RYU, FXU, PUI)

Eric Dutram: Despite recent market turmoil, 2012 has been a good year for the stock markets so far. After a dismal performance of the broader markets in the previous fiscal year, we finally seem to be treading along the paths of economic recovery, at least in the U.S.
NYSE:FUI May 14, 2012 4:16pm

This Utilities ETF May Be Your Best Choice For Riding Out A Thinly Traded Market (XLU, SO, D, EXC, DUK, NEE, FE)

David Gillie:  Mr. Market believes all the bad news until Election Day is behind him. His assumption may not be unfounded. After more than a year of anxiety and headlines about the crisis in Greece,

NYSE:XLU March 13, 2012 11:23pm

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