Health Care ETFs In Focus As House Votes To Repeal Obamacare

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From Brad Hoppmann: Republicans in the House of Representatives finally cobbled together enough "yes" votes to do what they’ve been promising to do for some seven years … repeal and replace the "Affordable Care Act" (ACA), aka Obamacare.
NYSE:XLV May 5, 2017 7:14am

Healthcare ETFs Find Renewed Bull Market Amid Trump Tax Reform Promises

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We've profiled the Healthcare space in terms of relevant ETFs in the sector on several occasions since Trump’s election last year, because it quite simply has been much more volatile than its historical norms.
NYSE:XLV March 15, 2017 12:30pm

These Indexes Are The Best Indicators For A Potential Bear Market Developing

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Global stock markets remain strong. The leading U.S. stock market indexes keep on moving near all-time highs. European stock market indexes refuse to go lower, and emerging stock markets touched multi-year highs very recently.
NYSE:XLV March 13, 2017 6:08am

Healthcare ETFs Weaken Ahead Of Trump’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

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From Zacks: Healthcare was the top-performing sector of February and is in the spotlight given President Donald Trump’s healthcare overhaul efforts. Trump promised to reduce federal regulations by 75–80% and streamline the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval process.
NYSE:XLV March 7, 2017 12:11pm

Healthcare Sector On The Verge Of A Major Breakout — Or Breakdown

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The healthcare stock market sector is the outperforming sector in the S&P 500 in February 2017. Though this is an interesting insight for investors, the more important observation is the chart setup of the health sector (which is discussed in more detail in this article).
NYSE:XLV February 26, 2017 6:41am

A Major Recovery Is Brewing In The Biotech & Healthcare Space

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Biotechnology was once the darling of stock market investors. Not so anymore, since the summer of 2015 the sector collapsed from 400 points to 250 points in the IBB ETF.
NASDAQ:IBB February 17, 2017 6:33am

The Healthcare Sector’s Performance Has Zero Correlation With Earnings Estimates

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From Eric Bush: Equity returns and earnings estimates should presumably be related. It makes intuitive sense that if earnings estimates are increasing for a sector than equity prices for that sector should trend upwards as well.
NYSE:XLV February 15, 2017 6:39am

Health Care ETFs Are Soaring Amid Big Inflows, Muted Trump Worries

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Even though rhetoric out of Trump’s White House lately has sounded bearish for prescription pill prices, we have seen bullish momentum in the largest Health Care sector fund in the U.S. listed landscape, XLV (SPDR Health Care Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.15%), as well as substantial inflows this week.
NYSE:XLV February 9, 2017 12:51pm

Health Care Is An Underappreciated Dividend Sector Right Now

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From Marshall Hargrave: For investors looking to invest in health care but who want to play it safe, the best bet is companies that offer superior and transformative drugs.
NYSE:XLV January 25, 2017 10:30am

Healthcare And Biotech ETFs Continue Recovery As Money Pours In

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Conventional wisdom had Hillary Clinton as “bad” for the Healthcare space, specifically the Biotechs, given her bold statements on the campaign trail in regards to reining in prescription drug costs across the segment if she were to take office.
NYSE:XLV January 11, 2017 12:10pm

Health Care Was The Only Major Sector With Negative Returns Last Year

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From David Fabian: When looking over the last decade of sector returns on a year-by-year basis, it’s rare to see health care fall to the bottom of the stack. Yet that unusual event is exactly what occurred in calendar year 2016.
NYSE:XLV January 5, 2017 7:18am

Health Care Presents Unique Buying Opportunity For 2017

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From Grant Bowers & Matthew J. Moberg: With the US stock market roaring ahead to close 2016 on a high note, the question for many investors is whether the momentum can be sustained.
NYSE:XLV December 29, 2016 11:30am

Traders Are Betting Heavily on More Healthcare Stock Declines

pills healthcareHealthcare stocks have not done well during the month of October, and we have seen some November 67 put buyers placing bearish bets on the Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLV).
NYSE:XLV October 27, 2016 1:59pm

Are Health Care ETFs a Buy Heading Into Earnings Season?

PillsZacks analyst Sweta Killa takes a look at some popular health and biotech ETFs, and examines where the risk/reward lies as we progress through earnings season.
NYSE:XLV October 24, 2016 11:31am

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