Health Care Is An Underappreciated Dividend Sector Right Now

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

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

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

Options Activity Shows Traders are Betting on a Recovery for This Health Care ETF

Health Care stocks have gotten beaten up a bit in the latter part of August, with the benchmark Health Care SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLV) (Expense Ratio 0.15%) plunging below its 50 day MA five trading sessions ago, and failing to get back above this level.
NYSE:XLV August 31, 2016 12:38pm

These ETFs are On Watch After the Big Pfizer/Medivation Deal

From Zacks: Today's huge M&A deal in the healthcare space has shed the spotlight on a handful of big-time ETFs.
NYSE:XLV August 22, 2016 3:49pm

What ETFs Would Work Best During a Trump Presidency?

donald trumpFrom Zacks Research: As the prime election day is drawing closer, the gap between Republican and Democrat presidential candidates is narrowing, though Clinton is still ahead. As per Real Clear Politics poll average, the lead of Clinton over Trump shrank from 19.6 points (on July 2, 2015) to just 2.8 points on July 20, 2016.
NYSE:XLV July 22, 2016 2:30pm

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

Biotech As The Sector Turns From Lagging To Leading

biotechTaki Tsaklanos:  Just a month ago, we wrote how the health sector is looking very attractive but the chart setup in the biotech sector was even better (read: Health Sector Doing Great, But Biotechnology In A Spectacular Position).
NASDAQ:IBB July 12, 2016 11:35am

Horizon Pharma PLC, Advaxis, Inc., Theratechnologies Inc.: Health Stocks To Watch Now

healthcare1Taki Tsaklanos:  It has been a long time ago, but all our articles this week are centered around breakouts taking place in stock markets and market segments.
NYSE:XLV May 26, 2016 2:44pm

Are The Strongest S&P Sectors Favoring The Bulls?

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: You may have heard the argument that the stock market looks better than many believe, based on the fact that several key sectors have not rolled over yet.
NYSE:XLP September 24, 2015 4:36pm

3 Sectors To Watch In The Second Half Of 2015 [Health Care SPDR (ETF), Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

market outlookDavid Fabian: The S&P 500 Index was nearly unchanged in the first half of 2015, yet the divergences in underlying sectors told a very different tale. The tepid return in the major averages was generated by weakening in interest rate sensitive areas and continued strength in high
NYSE:DVY July 15, 2015 3:58pm

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