Utilities SPDR ETF (XLU) Dividend Yield Plunges To Multiyear Lows

From Contrarian Outlook: It used to be that finding a decent yield in the stock market was easy.
NYSE:XLU June 5, 2017 7:15am

Utilities (XLU) and Staples (XLP): One Of These Defensive Sectors Is Not Like The Other

etfsCorey Rosenbloom: Despite being Defensive Sectors that normally trade together, the Utilities (NYSEARCA:XLU) and Consumer Staples (NYSEARCA:XLP) Sectors have diverged sharply in May, resulting in a breakdown in one and another near-break
NYSE:XLP May 29, 2013 2:02pm

3 Sector ETFs That Are Leading The Market

new etfsAfter recording a short pullback, the S&P 500 once again returned to growth thereby recording multiple sessions of gains and closing at multi-year highs. This recent rise in the benchmark index was mostly led by encouraging data on home prices
NYSE:XLP May 21, 2013 3:36pm

How To Get Defensive From A Market Downturn With ETFs

defense moneyDavid Fabian: With the market continuing to hit new highs on an almost daily basis, many savvy investors are starting to formulate their game plans to weather the next correction in stocks. Like a good game of craps, logic and probability tell
NASDAQ:VCSH May 9, 2013 2:02pm

3 Signs Yield Investors Are Driving The Market

yieldETF Base: Investors have been on the hunt for yield ever since policy pushed investors to risk assets to generate any real return. Yields on US Treasuries, certificates of deposit, and short-term corporate bonds is without question well below the rate of inflation.
NYSE:JNK May 6, 2013 11:34am

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

Stocks Remain Vulnerable To More Weakness (IWO, TLT, XLU, RWM, UUP, IYM, KOL, JJC)

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco: An extended U.S. stock market was handed some bad European news Monday. From MarketWatch:
NYSE:IWO February 25, 2013 6:59pm

Charting The 4 Major Sector ETFs Above Their 2007 High (XLF, XLI, XLB, XLU, XLE)

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: As we turn the corner into 2013, there are four main AMEX Sector SPDR ETFs that have exceeded and trade well above their 2007 “Bull Market” high.
NYSE:XLB January 15, 2013 1:22pm

ProShares Files For Infrastructure ETF (IMLP, XLU, VPU)

Stoyan Bojinov: The first full trading week of the new year has shaped out to be fairly tame considering the very bullish start in 2013. With no major economic data releases to digest this week investors have turned their attention to corporate earnings, and Alcoa has kicked off the season on an upbeat note.
NYSE:IMLP January 11, 2013 12:22pm

9 Select Sector SPDR’s: A Deeper Look At The Holdings In Each ETF

Cory Mitchell: Sector ETFs give you a convenient way to monitor, analyze and trade different sectors of the economy. When the overall stock market—gauged by an index such as the S&P 500—is moving higher, one, two or possibly three sectors will be the strongest,
NYSE:XLE December 12, 2012 12:28pm

The Five Most Important Chart Patterns For ETF Traders (XLF, SPY, SDS, XLK, DIA, XLU, XLE, UNG)

Cory Mitchell: Chart patterns are a very useful tool because they occur regularly—providing you with lots of trade candidates—and also provide everything you need to trade. When you spot an ETF chart pattern, and know how to utilize it, the pattern provides you with an entry point,
NYSE:DIA December 5, 2012 1:35pm

Why It’s Time To Own Utility Sector ETFs (XLU, FXU, IDU, DBU, SO, DUK)

Chris Vermeulen: Over the past week I have been keeping my eye on several key sectors and stocks for potentially large end of year rallies to lock in more gains before 2013.
NYSE:DBU November 27, 2012 2:19pm

Utility ETFs Offer Intriguing Opportunity (XLU, VPU, IDU)

ETF Base: Utility companies are back in the headlines as investors reconsider their preference for dividend-paying equities with uncertain tax policy coming in 2012. Key utility sector indexes are off more than 6% in the last month while forward yields look compelling for conservative investors.
NYSE:IDU November 26, 2012 1:25pm

Mid-September 2012 Sector Rotation ETF Update (XLF, XLY, XLK, XLE, XLU)

Corey Rosenbloom: Let’s take a moment to update the current Sector Rotation chart to see which sectors may require our trading attention, and what the broader money flow suggests.
NYSE:XLE September 20, 2012 2:18pm

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