Brick-and-Mortar Stores Come Tumbling Down [Sears Holdings Corp, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., RadioShack Corporation]

retail etf“Build it and they will come” may still apply to a baseball field à la Field of Dreams, but the saying is no longer relevant to retail store owners that once
NYSE:RTH April 21, 2014 1:42pm

A Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs [SPDR S&P Retail (ETF), Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, PowerShares Dynamic Retail (ETF)]

retail-shoppingAs a pioneer in retail business, the US provides ample growth opportunities for all types of retail companies. The retail industry covers everything in its scope, ranging from internet catalog sales, auto dealers, convenience stores, vending machines
NYSE:PMR April 11, 2014 3:19pm

Limit Losses, Boost Gains With These Staple ETFs [Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

etfsMoe Zulfiqar: Consumer spending is highly correlated with consumer sentiment. It makes sense that when consumers believe their jobs are in trouble or they won’t have enough money going forward, they pull back on their spending and only buy what they need.
NYSE:RTH March 5, 2014 4:54pm

High-Momentum Stocks To Watch [Google Inc, Michael Kors Holdings Ltd, McDonald’s Corporation]

key level to watchGeorge Leong:  There is a lot of money trading the stock market each day, and this is especially true with the momentum stocks that are making many traders rich.
NYSE:RTH March 4, 2014 4:30pm

Apparel Retailers: It’s Time To Face Reality [J.C. Penney Company, Inc., Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF]

retail etfSteven Bauer: The Apparel Retailers Industry Groups is one of several with in the Retail / Consumer Services Sector that is breaking down. It is clear from my Forecasting Analytics that over the past several months that there has been notable deterioration

Consumer ETFs In Focus On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Earnings

walmartWal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT), the largest retail player in the U.S., announced its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results yesterday. Though the world's largest retailer provided a disappointing outlook, it managed to meet the consensus estimate for the reported quarter.
NYSE:RTH February 21, 2014 1:55pm

Consumer ETFs Drop On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Outlook [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

walmartThe luster is seemingly not returning for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), at least not in this fiscal year. The retail giant has seen underperformances on top- and bottom-line estimates for most of the year. To add to its woes, the staples behemoth
NYSE:RTH February 3, 2014 5:20pm

ETFs To Watch On, Inc. Earnings Miss

amazonThe online e-commerce behemoth (NASDAQ:AMZN) reported lackluster Q4 results after the market closed yesterday. The company missed our estimates on both the top and the bottom line, dampening investor sentiment.
NASDAQ:PNQI January 31, 2014 3:56pm

Target Corporation (TGT): What’s Wrong With The Retail Sector?

retail etfJohn Whitefoot:  Depending on who you ask, sales in the retail sector may be either brisk or failing to gain traction. Like most things in the stock market, when it comes to the retail sector, it’s all about perspective.
NYSE:RTH January 16, 2014 11:29am

Could Bank Earnings Help Market Recover?

bankScott Redler: Most world markets followed the US markets lower. Europe was down across the board in a controlled fashion and off the lows. The  Nikkei got hit hard down 3% or so, as it’s sitting on a high perch after lofty 2013 gains. Shanghai
NASDAQ:QQQ January 14, 2014 11:37am

ETFs To Play An Economic Rebound In The U.S.

economyJohn Whitefoot: If the stock market is an indicator of U.S. economic health, then 2013 was a stellar year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2013 with a 26% gain. The S&P 500 was up 29%, while the NASDAQ Composite was up 34%.
NYSE:PHO January 6, 2014 12:43pm

The Naughty and Nice List For Retail ETFs

retail etfDavid Trainer: The holiday season is upon us, which means all eyes are going to be on the retail sector for the next few weeks. One-fifth of all retail spending in the U.S. happens during the holidays. For some retailers the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas
NYSE:PMR December 18, 2013 12:59pm

Quick Investor Guide To Retail ETFs

retail etfAs a pioneer in retail business, the United States provides ample growth opportunities for all types of retail companies. The retail industry covers everything in its scope, ranging from internet catalog sales, auto dealers, convenience stores,
NYSE:PMR December 11, 2013 4:58pm

Muted Retail Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

retail-shoppingThe U.S. retail sector is one of the key components of the S&P 500 index accounting for the fifth largest market capitalization level with 9.2% share. Also, the performance of retailers is a key gauge of the consumer spending pattern.
NYSE:PMR December 3, 2013 6:58pm

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