The Biggest Technology ETF Of Them All

new etfsDavid Fabian:  State Street has had a tremendous advantage in the exchange-traded fund world by being the first issuer of dedicated sector funds. Their highly successful SPDR sector series debuted in 1998 and has spent nearly two decades building a world-class reputation.
NYSE:VGT February 17, 2016 6:00pm

A Technical Look At Technology ETFs

technical chart lookDavid Fabian:  The rocky start to 2016 in the major indices has many ETF investors on edge. Some may be looking at the volatility as a buying opportunity, while others are likely heading for the stability of cash or other safe haven assets.
NASDAQ:QQQ January 8, 2016 4:06pm

Why Investors Should Consider Apple Inc. (AAPL) ETFs Despite The Sell-Off

investAn apple a day might keep the doctor away, but owning Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares right now may not keep risks away.  First, the company came up with a weak revenue outlook and lower-than-expected iPhone sales in its Q3 earnings release in late July,
NYSE:IYW August 5, 2015 4:36pm

Why This ETF Belongs In Your Portfolio

etfsDiane Alter:  Many Wall Street predictions show tepid returns across all markets for the rest of 2015, so we're recommending a tech investment for the rest of the year.
NYSE:XLK July 24, 2015 4:26pm

Smart Ways To Play A Range-Bound Technology ETF [Technology SPDR (ETF)]

investRick Pendergraft: Over the course of the first 25 trading days in 2015, the S&P 500 was caught in choppy trading. The index seemed to be extremely volatile, but in reality, every daily close was between 1,992.67 and 2,063.15.
NYSE:XLK February 13, 2015 4:41pm

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

Technology Dividends Offer Sound Income Opportunity [Technology SPDR (ETF), PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF)]

opportunityDavid Fabian: The world of dividend investing has traditionally been dominated by companies in the utility, financial, and consumer goods spaces. These stalwart sectors are known to offer strong and consistent cash flow models
NASDAQ:TDIV October 9, 2014 1:18pm

A Rational Look At Stock Market Risk [Technology SPDR (ETF), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust]

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco:  Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers said current risks include uneven growth and the possibility of excessive risk-taking in a low interest rate environment. They also pointed out that when push
NYSE:SPY September 23, 2014 4:01pm

This Sector Will Drive The Market For The Next Decade [Technology SPDR (ETF)]

wall-street-etfGeorge Leong: It was just a few months ago that the technology sector stocks, specifically the momentum stocks, were getting bashed around and sold off by the stock market.
NYSE:XLK August 20, 2014 1:09pm

Three Sectors To Own This Summer [Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF), Sector Spdr Trust Sbi, Technology SPDR (ETF)]

three 3As summer rolls on and the trading on Wall Street tones down a bit, one strategist says investors should not be tempted to sit pat and leave their portfolios as is. Sam Stovall, managing director of U.S. equity strategy at S&P Capital IQ, has his top three sectors to own now for
NYSE:XLE June 26, 2014 11:53am

1992 Says Don’t Assume Stocks Are Doomed With Slow Growth [Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, Technology SPDR (ETF)]

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: Economic data in 2014 has aligned with “slow, but still positive growth.” It is easy to find blurbs in the press similar to the June 12 segment from The Wall Street Journal below:
NYSE:DIA June 16, 2014 12:04pm

Smart Way To Play The Technology Sector With ETFs [Technology SPDR (ETF), First Trust Tech AlphaDEX Fnd (ETF)]

technology-etfThe technology sector delivered a stellar performance last year, but has been unable to provide meaningful support to earnings growth of the S&P 500 index of late, despite being the second
NYSE:FXL May 4, 2014 6:24pm

What Lies Ahead For Technology ETFs? [Technology SPDR (ETF), Vanguard Information Technology ETF]

ETFsThe technology sector has seen terrible trading over the past few weeks on growing concerns over valuation and future earnings growth. In fact, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index fell

ETFs With The Most Exposure To Microsoft Corporation [Technology SPDR (ETF), iShares Dow Jones US Technology (ETF)]

microsoftSweta Killa: The software giant – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) – is becoming an investors’ darling as depicted by the recent surge in its share price. In fact, Microsoft is leading the way in the broad tech space this year leaving behind its rivals Apple
NYSE:IGV April 22, 2014 2:06pm

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