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

Is United States Steel Corporation (X) Stock Finally Ready To Reverse Course?

steel-beamRick Pendergraft:  The basic materials sector has not been enjoying 2015 at all. Since the end of February, the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLB) has dropped 11.75% and was down over 13.5% at its low before a recent rally.
NYSE:XLB August 5, 2015 1:37pm

Material ETFs In Focus On Dow Chemical, DuPont Earnings

earningsSweta Killa: With the Q2 earnings season on high gear, almost all sectors save retail are seeing busy trading sessions. One that needs special mention is materials which has been garnering enough investors’ interest especially after Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
NYSE:IYM July 29, 2015 5:17pm

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

The Metals And Mining Sector Is Flashing A Secret Buy Sign [SPDR S&P Metals and Mining (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XME), Materials Select Sector SPDR(NYSEARCA:XLB)]

metals and miningThe last three years may have been great for stocks overall, but there’s one sector that has been absolutely punished – metals and miners. The ETF that tracks the Metals and Mining Select Industry Index SPDR S&P Metals and Mining (ETF)(NYSEARCA:XME) is down
NYSE:XLB July 9, 2014 10:58am

Two ETFs To Watch (XLV, XLB) [Materials Select Sector SPDR, Health Care SPDR (ETF)]

market outlookMorpheus Trading: There are a few key sectors that remain above their 50-day moving averages. How these sectors react over the next two weeks should provide us with more clues as to the market's next move. Healthcare ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV) has held up well as of late
NYSE:XLB May 16, 2014 1:09pm

ETF Sector Strength Grid To End October

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: With October rushing toward a close, let’s take a look at the recent Sector Strength and Weakness grid for the nine major AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs.
NYSE:XLB October 29, 2013 1:15pm

Two Popular ETFs To Watch In The Final Part Of The Year

market outlookThe third quarter of 2013 was a mixed bag for the equity markets. It was a quarter marked by certain domestic as well as global events which could prove to be game changers going forward.
NYSE:XLB October 8, 2013 4:12pm

Market Flat Heading Into Potentially Quiet Week

morningcallWorld markets are mixed this morning but generally little-changed. The big economic event over the weekend was the annual monetary policy summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where many world policy leaders met to
NYSE:GLD August 26, 2013 10:29am

Charting The ETF Sector Strength and Weakness On The New Highs

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: While the S&P 500 itself broke to all-time highs this morning, not all sectors participated in the breakout.
NYSE:XLB August 1, 2013 4:05pm

Profit From “Sector Rotation” With These ETFs

ETFsInvestors have been pouring a lot of money into relatively “safer” or so-called “defensive” sectors during the last few months. These sectors have also benefited from investors’ insatiable appetite for yield in the current rock-bottom interest rate
NYSE:VGT May 28, 2013 12:30pm

It’s Too Expensive to Be Defensive

defenseInsurance is a wonderful thing — especially when you need it. But it's definitely not free. In fact, the cost of protecting your assets in the stock market has become really expensive, which is why some investment pros are of the mind that the
NYSE:XLB May 15, 2013 11:18am

Is The Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) In Trouble?

materialsThe start of the New Year also led to the beginning of the much awaited U.S. recovery. The economy started the period on a high note and a solid first quarter performance is a testament to this bullish trend.
NYSE:XLB April 9, 2013 4:15pm

The Stock Market’s Defensive Tone Is Concerning

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An extended stock market received an excuse to sell off Monday after a report showed manufacturing activity pointed toward modest, rather than robust, economic growth. From MarketWatch:
NYSE:XLB April 1, 2013 4:21pm

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