The Global Materials Sector Is Suddenly Running On All Cylinders (DBB)

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From Bryce Coward, CFA: It may be an overlooked fact that the global materials sector is the best performing sector over the last three months (up 8.6%), the second best performer over the last month (up 2.7%) and the third best performer over the last week (up 1.3%).
NYSE:DBB August 25, 2017 6:20am

Despite Huge Price Growth, The Steel ETF (SLX) Isn’t Attracting Much Interest

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One cannot mention the Coal industry without talking about Steel, since coal itself is an integral part of the iron and steel making process.
NYSE:SLX February 17, 2017 12:37pm

The Lowest-Yielding Stock Sectors Are Outperforming In 2017

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From Jennifer Thomson: In the month of January, the most important factor correlation to performance of developed market stocks has been dividend yield (DY).
NYSE:XLB February 16, 2017 6:18am

This Materials ETF Is A Clear Outperformer So Far In 2017

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The materials sector (XLB ETF) was up 2.7 percent on Tuesday. So far, it is one of the outperforming sectors in 2017.
NYSE:XLB January 25, 2017 9:25am

Alcoa Kicks Off Earnings Season with a Dud

Alcoa logoAlumninum producer Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) this morning unofficially began earnings season on Wall Street with much weaker-than-expected third quarter results.
NYSE:AA October 11, 2016 8:25am

These Three ETFs Should Perform Well Whether Trump or Clinton Wins in November

Considering how polarizing the two major party presidential candidates are, it's no surprise that finance publications are predicting what stocks and ETFs would perform best if Trump wins, versus those that would perform better if Clinton wins.
NYSE:FBND August 23, 2016 2:15pm

Citigroup Just Got Bullish on the Red-Hot Steel Sector

The Market Vectors Steel ETF (NYSE:SLX) could soon see some increased inflows, as analysts at Citigroup have initiated coverage on the steel sector with a positive outlook.
NYSE:SLX

Which U.S. Companies And Sectors Have The Most Exposure To Brexit

market cautionTyler Durden:  After the dust settles and some fundamental analysis is attempted, what analysts will try to calculate is which S&P500 sectors, and companies, have the most exposure to a post-Brexit UK, a country whose growth expectations have been slashed in angry
NYSE:XLB June 24, 2016 12:36pm

The Construction Sector Is Still Rallying [SPDR S&P Homebuilders (ETF), iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF)]

homebuildersTyler Laundon: The U.S. construction and housing market has officially moved from recovery mode to growth mode. That’s the story behind the latest data releases. And many industry-related stocks are rallying.
NYSE:ITB July 20, 2015 3:26pm

These Investments Stand the Test of TIME [S&P 500(INDEXSP:.INX), Materials Select Sector SPDR(NYSEARCA:XLB), Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XLE)]

time1In March, I wrote about four sectors that usually do well during periods of economic growth. The acronym TIME is an easy way to remember them. The sectors are technology, industrials, materials and energy. All four sectors tend to outperform the broader market over long periods of time, though of course any of them could
NYSE:SPY December 9, 2014 12:20pm

Best and Worst ETFs In The Materials Sector [The Dow Chemical Company, Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF]

materialsDavid Trainer: The Materials sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 15 mutual funds
NYSE:FMAT January 24, 2014 1:58pm

Things Are Looking Up For The Steel ETF

steelAcross the materials space, investors have seen solid trading in a number of names. This has been particularly the case in the steel industry, as this segment has surged as of late thanks
NYSE:SLX November 5, 2013 10:39pm

Uptrend To Continue For The iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (IYM)

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: After forming a bullish reversal candle on big volume during the second week of October, iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:IYM) broke out to new 52-week highs on heavy volume the following week.
NYSE:IYM October 30, 2013 10:18am

Fidelity To Begin Trading The Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF (NYSEArca:FMAT)

new4Fidelity has announced that they will begin trading the Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF (NYSEArca:FMAT) Thursday, October 24, 2013. The fund seeks to provide investment returns that correspond, before fees and expenses, generally to
FUND LAUNCH October 23, 2013 2:21pm

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