Tag Archives for: Todd Shriber

A new Marijuana ETF debuts on the NYSE

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From Todd Shriber: Just before the arrival of 4/20, the annual celebration of cannabis indulgences, U.S. investors were treated to the second dedicated marijuana exchange traded fund.
ETF BASIC NEWS April 22, 2019 6:39pm

The reasons to be bullish on the US health care sector

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From Todd Shriber: The Health Care Select Sector SPDR XLV 0.39%, the largest exchange traded fund tracking the S&P 500's second-largest sector weight, is up just 5.84 percent, underscoring the point that after an impressive 2018, health care stocks are lagging this year.
NYSE:XLV April 4, 2019 12:26pm

Copper Miners ETFs could be negatively affected by supply concerns

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From Todd Shriber: As measured by the iPath B Bloomberg Copper Total Return ETN JJC 0.52%, copper is doing pretty well this year. That exchange traded note is up 8.7 percent year to date.
NYSE:JJC March 28, 2019 5:53pm

Canada could get a new marijuana ETF focused on U.S. Companies

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From Todd Shriber: Canadian investors have more cannabis exchange traded funds to invest in than their U.S. counterparts and the universe of Canada-listed marijuana is slated to grow with Horizons ETFs Management Canada Inc. planning a new fund that focuses on U.S.-based marijuana companies.
NYSE:MJ March 22, 2019 1:28pm

A retail ETF that is up 25% in 2019

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From Todd Shriber: Retail sales data is starting to concern some market observers, but some exchange traded funds still offer upside potential.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 18, 2019 2:35pm

CFRA Research boosted weighting on the communication services sector to Overweight from Underweight

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From Todd Shriber: The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR XLC 0.36%, the largest exchange-traded fund dedicated to the fourth-largest sector in the S&P 500, is up nearly 12 percent this year, and some analysts are bullish on the communication services sector.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 12, 2019 4:43pm

The eSports ETF gains from shifting Video Game Industry

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From Todd Shriber: There are examples of the word "disruptive" carrying negative connotations, but in financial markets, companies, ideas and industries viewed as disruptive are often viewed in a positive light.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 8, 2019 3:03pm

What’s the Palladium ETF that’s up 20% in 2019?

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From Todd Shriber: The iShares MSCI South Africa ETF EZA 1.18%, the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to stocks in Africa's largest economy, is up about 6 percent this year.
NYSE:PALL March 6, 2019 5:14pm

The BuyBack ETF that’s up more than 14% in 2019

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From Todd Shriber: As has been widely reported, share buyback plans have come under fire by politicians from parties, but companies remain fond of the strategy as a way of returning capital to shareholders and the related exchange traded funds have been solid performers this year.
NASDAQ:PKW March 4, 2019 12:49pm

The first ETF dedicated to the mobile payments industry

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From Todd Shriber: In the conversations about disruptive technologies and thematic investing, mobile payments has earned its place.
NYSE:IPAY February 28, 2019 12:45pm

Why is this real estate ETF crushing its rivals?

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From Todd Shriber: A more sanguine interest rate outlook is among the reasons real estate stocks and exchange traded funds are bouncing back this year, but rates aren't the only factor to consider.
ETF BASIC NEWS February 27, 2019 3:55pm

Which ETF Has The Largest Kraft Heinz Weighting?

From Todd Shriber: Shares of packaged foods giant Kraft Heinz Co. KHC 27.26% were down more than 25 percent Friday morning after the company said it's taking a $15.4-billion non-cash writedown on assets, including some of its venerable brands.
NYSE:FXG February 22, 2019 2:10pm

Gold miner ETF sees volume spikes

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From Todd Shriber: The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF GDX 1.64%, the largest gold miners exchange traded fund listed in the U.S. saw major volume spike Wednesday following a huge uptick in turnover on Tuesday.
NYSE:GDX February 21, 2019 3:30pm

Which silver ETF is higher by more than 5% in 2019?

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From Todd Shriber: Silver is trading modestly higher, but the white metal's gains have been enough to spark a decent rally in some mining stocks.
NYSE:SIL February 14, 2019 2:15pm

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