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ETF Sector Strength Grid To End October

October 29th, 2013

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: With October rushing toward a close, let’s take a look at the recent Sector Strength and Weakness grid for the nine major AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY

Two Popular ETFs To Watch In The Final Part Of The Year

October 8th, 2013

market outlookThe third quarter of 2013 was a mixed bag for the equity markets. It was a quarter marked by certain domestic as well as global events which could prove to be game changers going forward. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLV

Profit From “Sector Rotation” With These ETFs

May 28th, 2013

ETFsInvestors have been pouring a lot of money into relatively “safer” or so-called “defensive” sectors during the last few months. These sectors have also benefited from investors’ insatiable appetite for yield in the current rock-bottom interest rate Read more…

NYSE:VGT, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLI

Is The Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) In Trouble?

April 9th, 2013

materialsThe start of the New Year also led to the beginning of the much awaited U.S. recovery. The economy started the period on a high note and a solid first quarter performance is a testament to this bullish trend. Read more…

NYSE:XLB

The Stock Market’s Defensive Tone Is Concerning

April 1st, 2013

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An extended stock market received an excuse to sell off Monday after a report showed manufacturing activity pointed toward modest, rather than robust, economic growth. From MarketWatch: Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLU

Sector ETFs: How To Profit From Relative Price Trends (XLV, XLB, XLI)

March 8th, 2013

trendMike Burnick: Stocks achieved yet another bullish milestone this week with the DJIA notching a new all time high — surpassing the pre-financial crisis high water mark of 14,164.53 set in 2007. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLV

Investing In The “Golden Age of Materials Science” With ETFs (XLB, VAW, IYM)

February 20th, 2013

materialsMichael Robinson: How often has your smartphone died during a conference call with your biggest client, or while you’re enjoying the highlight replays of your favorite team’s latest win? Read more…

NYSE:IYM, NYSE:VAW, NYSE:XLB

Europe: The Euro Crisis Is Not Over (IWM, XLB, XLI, XLY, XME, XRT, IJK)

February 4th, 2013

europeChris Ciovacco: With U.S. markets making new highs, many have put Europe on the back burner. It may be time to slide that pot forward a bit. According to the AP: Read more…

NYSE:IWM, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLY, NYSE:XME

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…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XRT

Charting The 4 Major Sector ETFs Above Their 2007 High (XLF, XLI, XLB, XLU, XLE)

January 15th, 2013

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: As we turn the corner into 2013, there are four main AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs that have exceeded and trade well above their 2007 “Bull Market” high. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLU

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

December 12th, 2012

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, Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLP, NYSE:XLU, NYSE:XLV, NYSE:XLY

Is Another Risk-On, Bailout-Induced Rally Beginning? (INDEXSP:.INX, SPY, TLT, QQQ, FXI, XLE, XLB, EFA)

October 18th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: The news Tuesday regarding the latest European bailout program could ignite another leg up in stocks. Spain may ask for “bailout lite”, which would take the form of a “precautionary” credit line from the European Union. The bond market also received Read more…

NYSE:EFA, NYSE:PSQ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLE

Money Printing: Good For Stocks – Bad For Bonds (GLD, SPY, GDX, TLT, XME, AGG, SLV, XLB)

September 15th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: As Ben Bernanke clearly stated during this week’s press conference, the Fed is trying to inflate the value of 401(k)s and residential real estate, which is another Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XME

Global X Debuts A Junior Miners ETF (JUNR, GDX, GDXJ, PSCM, XLB)

September 10th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Although commodity prices have been under pressure for much of 2012, many have come back in recent weeks thanks to a sluggish economy and extremely accommodative policies from central banks around the world. With the promise by the ECB Read more…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:JUNR, NYSE:PSCM

Chart of the Week: Sector Winners and Losers (XLF, XLY, XLI, XLK, XLB, XLE)

April 30th, 2012

Bill Luby: While there was a lot going on in the sector space during the rally from October to April and the pullback earlier in the month, I have yet to see any sort of detailed explanation of what happened during these two periods. Read more…

NYSE:XLB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY




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