ETF Picks To Consider For October

From Zacks: The month of October will be highlighted by a deluge of earnings, rising rate worries and the onset of the holiday season.
NYSE:XRT October 8, 2018 6:37am

Retail ETF Breaks Out To New Highs, But Should You Buy It? (XRT)

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From Dana Lyons: A popular retail ETF just broke out to all-time highs - but is the breakout for real?
NYSE:XRT August 16, 2018 6:08am

Retail Sector In Peril, As Sales Drop For Third Straight Month (XRT)

From Zacks: U.S. retail sales declined for the third straight month in February, as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and other expensive items, indicating a potential drop in GDP in the first quarter. Out of the 13 major sectors, seven reported declines.
NYSE:XRT March 16, 2018 6:36am

Is It Safe To Buy Retailers Again? (XRT)

From Zacks: Change seems to be the only constant for the retail sector, which is undergoing a major transformation owing to shifting consumer preferences. While the overall outlook for the sector has been rosy following a spectacular holiday season, retailers may still have some challenges to face.
NYSE:XRT March 4, 2018 6:59am

The Amazon-Whole Foods Merger Hasn’t Been A Retail Match Made In Heaven (XRT)

From The Edelson Institute: I took plenty of heat back in June when I said the $13.7 billion Amazon-Whole Foods merger "would be a surprising setback for the internet giant."
NYSE:XRT December 20, 2017 6:36am

The Death Of Traditional Retail May Actually Be Exaggerated (XRT)

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From Ted Bauman: My family and I sure are looking forward to the holidays this season. At my house, we're in full-on Christmas mode now.
NYSE:XRT December 19, 2017 5:32am

Retail ETFs Are On Fire This Holiday Season (XRT)

From Zacks: The story narrating the retail sector's transformation is now old. What is coming up is the most happening holiday season, the key yearly event for retailers.
NYSE:XRT December 18, 2017 6:24am

The Real Reason Why Amazon is Packaging Up Profits (XRT)

From Jon Markman: It's that time of the year again. Every holiday shopping season, the "retail apocalypse" discussion moves front and center.
NYSE:XRT November 30, 2017 9:45am

How Wal-Mart Is Taking On The Tech Giants (XRT)

From Money And Markets: We often overlook supposedly "old school" blue chips that are adapting quite well to the technological landscape. Wal-Mart is an excellent example.
NYSE:XRT November 26, 2017 7:40am

Wal-Mart Stock Makes Full Recovery From Recent Lows (XRT)

From Dana Lyons: Following a brutal fall 2 years ago, the stock of Walmart has made a full recovery, back to all-time highs.
NYSE:XRT November 15, 2017 6:18am

Is Retail Past Its “Prime”? (XRT)

From Invesco: Most will agree that one of the biggest casualties of the internet economy has been traditional retail. Anecdotal evidence abounds, and the numbers don't lie either.
NYSE:XRT October 27, 2017 6:28am

How To Play The Retail Revolution Using ETFs (XRT)

From Zacks: The struggles seem to be over for Wal-Mart (WMT). According to Jim Cramer, Wal-Mart has proved the "theoretically impossible" point with a host of growth initiatives and posed itself as one of the close competitors of Amazon (AMZN).
NYSE:XRT October 17, 2017 7:35am

Is August’s Weak Retail Sales Data A Cause For Concern? (XRT)

From Jill Mislinski: The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report for August released this morning showed a decrease over the July figures. Headline sales came in at -0.2% month-over-month to one decimal.
NYSE:XRT September 18, 2017 9:42am

Uptrend Could Be Forming For The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT)

From Chris Kimble: Most retail stocks have been something to avoid this year, as the majority of them have been hard hit. Could a trend change be about to take place? For sure a big test for them is in play right now.
NYSE:XRT September 13, 2017 9:08am

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