Goldman Sachs Gets Bullish on Basic Materials

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From Brad Hoppmann: When a top investment bank reverses course and makes a bullish call on a sector, it’s a good idea to pay close attention.
NYSE:IYM November 26, 2016 10:42am

Material ETFs In Focus On Dow Chemical, DuPont Earnings

earningsSweta Killa: With the Q2 earnings season on high gear, almost all sectors save retail are seeing busy trading sessions. One that needs special mention is materials which has been garnering enough investors’ interest especially after Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
NYSE:IYM July 29, 2015 5:17pm

Natural Resources Are On Sale [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, Noble Energy, Inc.]

metals and mining: Several years ago when no one could talk about anything but metals – gold and miners in particular – and their prices were through the roof, I made a wish list of miners and set what I thought at that time was a
NASDAQ:CU February 4, 2014 12:39pm

Uptrend To Continue For The iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM)

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: After forming a bullish reversal candle on big volume during the second week of October, iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:IYM) broke out to new 52-week highs on heavy volume the following week.
NYSE:IYM October 30, 2013 10:18am

Two Ways To Play The U.S. Energy Boom With ETFs

oil gasThe US energy industry is undergoing a renaissance.
NYSE:IYE June 25, 2013 3:44pm

Will Market Continue to Shrug Off Faulty Signals?

morningcallFutures are up 2-3 handles as Japan ripped almost 3% overnight. Europe is down a bit after decent gains yesterday. The S&P has been a doing a decent job absorbing last week’s breakout. The 1558-1562 level has been upper-level
NYSE:GLD April 3, 2013 10:34am

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

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?
NYSE:IYM February 20, 2013 4:44pm

Quick Investor Guide To Aluminum ETFs (ALUM, DBB, JJU, IYM, AA)

Jean Folger: Aluminum appears on the period table of elements as part of the ordinary metals group. At one point, aluminum was considered a noble metal along with gold and silver: Napoleon III supposedly served his most prominent guests on aluminum plates.
NYSE:ALUM August 30, 2012 12:17pm

Five Ways You May Be Using the Wrong ETF

Matt Hougan, Index Universe president of ETF analytics, breaks down five ways to tell if you're using the wrong exchange traded fund. Matt explains how to identify the ETF that gives you the best exposure to the sector you wish to invest in. He notes that
NYSE:DVY June 14, 2012 12:17pm

A Volume Propelled Move Could Provide A Buy Entry Trigger For This ETF (IYM, PPH)

Stocks shrugged off early losses to close near session highs on heavier trade. All five major indices closed higher with high beta issues leading the advance. The small-cap Russell 2000 came storming back yesterday to erase virtually all of this week's losses. By the closing bell the Russell had added

NYSE:IYM February 24, 2012 11:24am

Van Eck Introduces Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF (MORT)

“Yields from mortgage REITs have been higher in recent years than those provided by equity REITs and a number of other income-oriented products,” said Jan van Eck, Principal at Van Eck Global. “We’re pleased to bring out MORT, an ETF which we think could be a valuable portfolio building tool for yield-focused investors in this
NYSE:EMLC August 17, 2011 12:36pm

A List Of The Top Ten Material Sector ETFs (XLB, IYM, MXI, VAW, FXZ, PYZ, IRV, EMMT)

David Fry:  Our goal in this profile is to help investors wade through the many competing ETF offerings available. Using our long experience as an ETF publication, we can help select those ETFs that matter and may or may not be repetitive. The result is a more manageable list of issues from
NASDAQ:EMMT July 19, 2011 3:02pm

Has Spiking Oil Kicked-Off a New Bear Market in Stocks? (XLY, IYT, XLI, XLE, IEZ, IYM, VTI, QQQQ, IWP, DBA, SLV, IGE)

Today, we cover specific strategies and tactics we may employ over the coming weeks with respect to our holdings, cash, the Fed, the outlook for stocks, oil prices, and key market levels.
NASDAQ:QQQQ March 2, 2011 1:52pm


Last year was a good year for most asset classes, as investor portfolios continued to recover from the recent recession. The difference in performance between many comparable funds was
AMEX:BHH January 5, 2011 4:58pm

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