Cyber Security ETF is a Credible E-Commerce Idea
Monday was Cyber Monday and with the holiday shopping season officially here, investors are focusing on destinations such as consumer discretionary and retail stocks and exchange traded funds.
Airline ETF Could be Ready to Takeoff
The U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSEArca: JETS), the only dedicated airline industry-related ETF on the market, is off more than 4% year-to-date, but the airline ETF has also gained more than 4% over the past month, indicating it could be poised to rally into the end of the year.
Utilities ETFs Climb Southern Co., Dominion Resources Earnings
Utilities sector exchange traded funds jumped Monday, leading market gains after companies like Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) and Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) revealed strong third quarter results on strong summer electricity demand to beat the heat.
Buying Biotechnology Sector ETFs After U.S. Election Day
The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NasdaqGS: IBB), which tracks the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, and rival biotechnology exchange traded funds have been hampered by rhetoric on high drug prices from both parties this year.
Is it Time to Shelve Consumer Discretionary ETFs?
For much of the current bull market, the consumer discretionary sector has been a leadership and Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLY) along with rival exchange traded funds tracking the sector have been solid performers.
When Will Junior Gold Miners ETFs Bounce Back?
The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ) and related small-cap gold miners exchange traded funds have come under significant pressure in recent weeks after being among the hottest performers through much of this year.
Bank ETFs Could Shine in Q4
Financial services exchange traded funds, including the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE), have endured their fair share of struggles of this year as the Federal Reserve has consistently held off on boosting interest rates, but bank stocks and ETFs could rally in the fourth quarter.
Gold ETFs Retreat on Strengthening USD, Rate Hike Outlook
Precious metals exchange traded funds plunged Tuesday, with gold breaking below a key support at $1,300 per ounce, as the U.S. dollar strengthened on improving economic data and speculators looked to higher interest rates.
What Trouble Lurks for the Euro ETF?
The CurrencyShares Euro Currency Trust (NYSEArca: FXE) is up 2.7% year-to-date, surprisingly making it one of the better-performing non-leveraged currency exchange traded funds despite the best efforts of the European Central Bank (ECB) to weaken the common currency.
Social Media ETF Strengthens as Twitter Woos Buyers
In a retreating market, social media and internet-related exchange traded funds stood out Friday after Twitter (NasdaqGS: TWTR) initiated talks with several large technology companies, seeking potential suitors for an acquisition.