What’s The Best Health Care ETF? (XLV, VHT)

From Zacks: The healthcare sector has been in the spotlight lately. President Donald Trump targeted drug companies and accused them of charging extremely high prices (read: ETFs in Focus as IMF ups Global Growth Forecast).
NYSE:VHT October 20, 2017 6:25am

How Medical Marijuana Will Disrupt The Pharmaceutical Industry (VHT)

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From Bill Hall: In my last two Money and Markets articles, I’ve put you on the inside track when I revealed that “family offices” — the preferred investment platforms for many of the world’s mega-millionaires and billionaires — are quietly funding the rapidly growing legal marijuana business.
NYSE:VHT June 10, 2017 7:22am

This Health Care ETF Looks Pretty Cheap Right Now

The Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSE:VHT) has underperformed not just the wider market but all of Vanguard's other sector ETFs over the past year -- which might actually be good news for prospective investors.
NYSE:VHT August 22, 2016 12:11pm

Election Cloud Could Soon Lift for Healthcare ETFs

pills healthcare 600X300Another quarter and another superb performance from pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). For the most part, healthcare ETFs have been performing in-line with the markets. Investors looking to avoid volatility tend to gravitate toward the big pharma plays.
JNJ July 19, 2016 11:47am

Defensive Sectors Are Not Much Help In Market Downturns [Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg Company, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, Inc.]

bearbull21Sy Harding: Wall Street’s advice on how to prepare for possible market corrections has always been the same. No matter what happens to the economy people will still have to eat, drink, and take their medicines. So consumer staples, food, beverage, healthcare,
NYSE:PPH May 9, 2014 4:28pm

Can Healthcare ETFs Stay Hot In 2014? [Health Care SPDR (ETF), Vanguard Health Care ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Healthcare (ETF)]

new etfsSome comforting economic data in the U.S. including solid job reports, which in turn spurred faster tapering, and the apparently calming tensions between Russia and Ukraine once again
NYSE:IYH March 23, 2014 11:48am

Investors: Beware Of Defensive Stock Advice (XLP, SH, MCD, KO, KFT, PG, ABT, MRK, PPL, DUK)

Sy Harding: With the U.S. economic recovery stumbling again, the euro-zone debt crisis back in the headlines, and ‘Sell in May and Go Away’ on the minds of many investors, Wall Street is beginning to put out advice on how to prepare for a potential market correction.

NYSE:PPH April 20, 2012 5:02pm

Five Compelling Long Term Trends; And ETFs To Play Them (INCO, VHT, BICK, FCG, DSUM)

Michael Johnston: Over the last several years ETFs have become popular tools for active investors seeking to take advantage of short-term mispricings in the market; the average daily trading volumes
NASDAQ:BICK January 24, 2012 1:18am

Health-Care ETFs: Are Healthcare Stocks Still A Good Bet For 2012 (XLV, VHT, IYH, IXJ, FXH, XLU)

Ron Rowland: The final numbers are in, and 2011 was officially a “flat” year for the S&P 500. Without dividends, the large-cap stock index was actually down a fraction. With dividends, it gained only 2.1
NYSE:FXH January 13, 2012 12:15am

A Healthy Portfolio: The Future Looks Bright For Healthcare ETFs (VHT, FXH, PFE, MRK, JNJ, ABT)

John Nyaradi: Health care was hot last week with Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA: XLV) registering a 2.65% gain for the week and iShares Dow Jones Health Care Select Sector Index
NYSE:FXH November 13, 2011 11:07pm

Attention: Don’t Fall For The ‘Defensive Portfolio’ Hype

Sy Harding:  As the stock market has stalled and moved sideways since mid-February, with economic and inflationary worries increasing, Wall Street is beginning to put out advice on how
NYSE:PPH April 16, 2011 6:29pm

7 ETFs That May Benefit from Election and QE2 Results (GLD, SLV, XLF, EEM, VHT, PPA, VDE, BAC)

Now that the markets have largely digested the election results and the Fed’s FOMC meeting announcement, it was evident both outcomes were somewhat baked in as investors engaged
NYSE:EEM November 4, 2010 3:08pm

Emerging Markets To Drive Healthcare ETFs (IXJ, IHE, VHT, UBS, LLY, ABT)

As emerging markets continue to grow and affluence rises, the developing world is likely to be the driving force behind growth in the global health care sector paving the path to opportunity in the
NYSE:IHE August 26, 2010 4:57pm

Vanguard CEO Discusses ETFs vs. Other Funds

Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb discusses the company's new ETF and index fund offerings with MoneyWatch's Eric Schurenberg. Eric touches on what investment vehicle, traditional funds
NASDAQ:VCIT July 6, 2010 9:59pm

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