Sector ETFs Standing Tall In Current Turmoil

etfsSweta Killa:  Marked by high levels of volatility and uncertainty, the second half of 2015 is looking precarious for the U.S. stock market. This is primarily thanks to the stock bubble in China that continues to spook the markets across the globe.
NYSE:FDN September 14, 2015 3:35pm

4 ETF Winners From Robust Earnings Results

new etfsSweta Killa: The overall Q2 2015 earnings season appears weak especially with companies struggling to meet even low top-line estimates. Total earnings for 89.4% of the S&P 500 companies that have reported so far are down 2.5% on an annual basis
NYSE:BJK August 10, 2015 3:18pm

Quick Investor Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs [Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

wall-street-etfThe economic backdrop for the consumer staples sector remained more or less weak in 2013 due to a difficult consumer spending environment. Middle-class consumers struggled to cope with rising gas prices, delayed income tax refunds and higher payroll taxes.
NYSE:FXG March 17, 2014 4:27pm

PowerShares Changes Name and Index For 9 Sector ETFs [PowerShares Dynamic Basic Material (ETF), PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Disc. (ETF)]

invescopowershareslogoInvesco PowerShares, one of the world’s biggest ETF providers, enjoyed huge success with the PowerShares DWA Momentum suite of ETFs each tracking a DWA Technical Leaders Index. The four existing products in this family have collectively accumulated
NYSE:PEZ February 21, 2014 1:40pm

A Quick Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs

etfs etfsThe consumer staples sector has been generally weak over the past few quarters due to a difficult consumer spending environment that emanated from slow job growth and tightened credit availability. In addition, difficult operating conditions
NYSE:FXG November 25, 2013 5:05pm

The Comprehensive Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs (PBJ, PSL, ECON, IYK, FXG, KXI, VDC, XLP)

Eric Dutram: With the entire U.S. equity market in the doldrums, it has been a rough time to be a stock investor. However, a few of the defensive sectors have been able to hold up better than most, including the traditional safe havens such as consumer staples, health care, and utilities.
NYSE:ECON May 30, 2012 2:58pm

Get Lower Wal-Mart Exposure With These Consumer ETFs (RTH, XLP, VDC, XRT, RHS, PSL, WMT)

Eric Dutram: Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), the world’s number one retailer, is finding itself in hot water once again with the general public, this time due to bribery allegations among the firm’s Mexican operations. It has been alleged that the giant was engaged in a scheme over multiple years which may have totaled more

NYSE:PSL April 25, 2012 12:49pm

ETFs: So Where CAN You Get Some Yield? (EMB, QQQQ, SPY, PSL, PUI, AMLP)

With European sovereign debt? Nope. Municipal and state debt? Nope. Long-term U.S. Treasuries? Haha! Don’t make me laugh!
NASDAQ:QQQQ January 21, 2011 10:05am

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