Will the pharmaceutical sector have a challenging 2019?

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From Sweta Killa: The Q4 earnings season has commenced and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Free Report) was the first drug company to report on Jan 22, before the opening bell. The world's biggest maker of health care products continued its long streak of earnings beat and outpaced the estimate on the revenue front. However, it offered a downbeat outlook for 2019.
NYSE:IHE January 24, 2019 5:19pm

The Most Loved and Hated ETFs of 2018

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From Sweta Killa: The global stock market logged in the worst year since 2008, losing around $13 trillion in market capitalization in 2018. U.S.-China trade woes and slower global growth were the major culprits. Rising interest rates in the United States, worries about increased regulation of the technology sector, political malaise in Europe and slowing growth in emerging and developed markets added to the woes.
NYSE:IVV January 3, 2019 2:23pm

4 Sector ETFs Surviving the Market Rout in 2018

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From Sweta Killa: After a roaring start to 2018, U.S. stocks faltered on higher interest rates and escalation in U.S.-China tit-for-tat tariff dispute. The decline aggravated in the fourth quarter given that a combination of other factors including rounds of tech sell-off, geopolitical tensions, political malaise in Europe, slowdown in Japan and emerging markets, threats of global slowdown, and flattening of the U.S. yield curve created tensions in the equity world.
NYSE:PSJ December 26, 2018 1:35pm

As FedEx Disappoints, Transport ETFs are in Focus

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From Sweta Killa: After the closing bell yesterday, transport bellwether FedEx (FDX - Free Report) reported robust fiscal second-quarter 2019 earnings. The courier company missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate on the top line and cut its earnings guidance for fiscal 2019.
BATS:IYT December 19, 2018 1:00pm

Large-Cap ETF (DJD) Hits New 52-Week High

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From Sweta Killa: For investors seeking momentum, Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF (DJD - Free Report) is probably on radar now. The fund just hit a 52-week high and is up about 15% from its 52-week low price of $31.82/share.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 4, 2018 2:33pm

S&P 500 Index Posts Best Week in 7 Years

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From Sweta Killa: The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index logged in the best week since 2011, while the Dow Jones posted its best week since November 2016 on optimism over the U.S.-China trade truce and a dovish Fed view. This marks a sharp reversal from a week ago, when the S&P 500 slipped to correction territory by declining 10% from its latest peak.
NYSE:SPY December 3, 2018 3:20pm

Financial Advisor News: Buy High Beta, Momentum ETFs & Stocks Now

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From Sweta Killa: After a blockbuster week, the Wall Street rally is expected to continue into the new week, given the series of positive news. This is especially true following the trade truce between the United States and China at the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina over the weekend that has averted an escalation in a trade war. The Fed's dovish view, an accelerating economy and the prospect of addressing the glut in oil supplies will support stocks toward the end of the year.
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Real Estate ETF (REZ) Hits New 52-Week High

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From Sweta Killa: For investors seeking momentum, iShares Residential Real Estate ETF REZ is probably on radar. The fund just hit a 52-week high, and is up roughly 22.3% from its 52-week low price of $53.83/share.
NYSE:REZ November 29, 2018 12:03pm

Small-Cap ETFs & Stocks to Outperform This Holiday Season

From Sweta Killa: The holiday season is off to a great start this year buoyed by a digital shopping boom. Online sales jumped 28% to $3.7 billion on Thanksgiving Day and 23.6% to a record $6.22 billion on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics. 
NYSE:IJR November 28, 2018 12:28pm

Are Emerging Markets Rebounding?

From Sweta Killa: After a steep selloff triggered by trade tensions, a strong dollar, China's economic slowdown, and crisis in Argentina and Turkey, emerging markets regained momentum as investors are betting hugely on their rebound in the coming months. In fact, this has pulled in billions of dollars into emerging market ETFs (read: ETFs to Benefit & Lose From a Strengthening Dollar).
NYSE:EEM November 27, 2018 12:55pm

2 ETFs to Watch on Outsized Volume

From Sweta Killa: In the last trading session, U.S. stocks ended lower pressured by falling oil prices. Among the top ETFs, investors saw (SPY - Free Report) and (DIA - Free Report) lose 0.7%, and (QQQ - Free Report) move lower by 0.7% on the day.
NYSE:PXE November 26, 2018 1:07pm

Nervous Investors Pile Into Low Volatility, Defensive ETFs

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From Sweta Killa: Lately, the U.S. stock market has been caught in a vicious circle of trading as higher interest rates, collapse in oil prices, concerns over trade war and its resultant threats on the global economy unnerved investors. Additionally, the strong profit growth era seems to be coming to an end with most analysts expecting an earnings decline next year due to tariffs, fading impact of the tax cuts and higher borrowing costs (read: Are We Headed Toward Bear Market? ETFs to Save Your Portfolio).
NYSE:XLU November 21, 2018 2:09pm

Forget FAANGs, Invest in These Tech ETFs Instead

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From Sweta Killa: The so-called FAANG stocks -- Facebook FB, Amazon AMZN, Apple AAPL, Netflix NFLXand Alphabet GOOGL -- which were investors darling over the past decade, have seen terrible trading in the past six weeks. In fact, each of the five stocks has slipped into a bear territory from their peaks.
NYSE:RYT

As FAANG Slips into a Bear Market, What Lies Ahead for ETFs?

From Sweta Killa: The so-called FAANG stocks -- Facebook FB, Amazon AMZN, Apple AAPL, Netflix NFLXand Alphabet GOOGL -- which were the biggest drivers of the nine-year bull run, are caught in a nasty broad market sell-off. Each of the five stocks has been falling persistently over the last six weeks and have now entered bear market.
NYSE:IWF November 20, 2018 12:33pm

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