XLE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Oil Prices Are At Two-Year Lows -- Should You Buy Now?

    October 26, 2014
    Stock exchanges are not alone in seeing prices pull back lately. In at least one case, however, that is actually a good thing. ...
  2. Is Now The Time To Buy Oil?

    October 26, 2014
    Stock exchanges are not alone in seeing prices pull back lately. In at least one case, however, that is actually a good thing. ...
  3. 14 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2014

    December 30, 2013
    Major equity indexes kicked off 2013 with a bang as politicians on Capitol Hill steered the nation away from the fiscal cliff ...
  4. Energy Equity ETFs: 4 Things To Consider

    October 31, 2013
    Exchange-traded funds enable investors to reach into nearly every corner of the market with a single convenient and diversified ...
  5. Fidelity Rolls Out 10 Sector ETFs (FDIS, FSTA, FENY)

    October 25, 2013
    Wall Street was in for a mixed bag of earnings this week, with several bellwethers reporting third quarter results. 3M (MMM) ...
  6. How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    August 21, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world in 2012, along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  7. Daily ETF Roundup: KBE Pops On Morgan Stanley, XLE Jumps As Oil ...

    July 18, 2013
    U.S. equities traded higher today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 logging in fresh highs, following ...
  8. Time for This Top Ranked Energy ETF? - ETF News And Commentary

    July 15, 2013
    Should investors consider this top ranked energy ETF for better exposure?
  9. How The ETF Fee War Benefits Investors

    February 28, 2013
    High fees are one of the main ways investor's underperform the market.
  10. The State of the Union Address for Investors - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Here is my short-form take on President Obama's State of the Union address.  This is written to outline four major areas ...
  11. How to Build the Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    January 24, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  12. Sector Relativity - Cook`s Kitchen

    January 7, 2013
    As the economy rolls through its much-anticipated waves of expansion and contraction, portfolio managers tend to rotate money ...
  13. The Most Tradable Stock In Each Sector SPDR ETF

    December 11, 2012
    Sector ETFs give you a convenient way to monitor, analyze and trade different sectors of the economy. When the overall stock ...
  14. The 5 Most Important Chart Patterns For ETF Traders

    December 5, 2012
    Chart patterns are a very useful tool because they occur regularly—providing you with lots of trade candidates—and also provide ...
  15. Sector EER: Downward Trend Reverses - Cook`s Kitchen

    October 5, 2012
    As we head into the thick of earnings season over the next few weeks, it's a good time to look at what's going on with Earnings ...
  16. The Week Ahead: What Do Sectors Say About the Economy

    September 29, 2012
    Troubling technical signals appear to be confirmed by recent movements in key sectors, driving up the possibility of a deeper ...
  17. Huntington Launches Sector Rotation ETF (HUSE)

    July 30, 2012
    Huntington, fresh off its initial foray into the ETF industry in June, has doubled the size of its lineup with the launch ...
  18. Popular Commodity ETFs

    May 29, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  19. Another Way To Oil

    May 4, 2012
    Another Way To Oil
  20. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    April 25, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  21. The Week Ahead: Don't Worry About China's Growth

    March 24, 2012
    Economic news from China last week overshadowed improving technicals for in many parts of the market, including the specific ...
  22. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    March 20, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  23. The Week Ahead: Individual Investors Not Buying

    March 3, 2012
    There’s lots of cash on the sidelines of this aging rally, but investors should not get caught up in the hype. Instead, stay ...
  24. Jim Stack Was Right-and He's Still Bullish

    February 25, 2012
    The expert who famously predicted the housing bubble and the 2009 bull market believes that despite lingering fears in the ...
  25. Do High Gas Prices Really Benefit Oil Stocks?

    February 22, 2012
    There are some unsuspecting consequences to high oil prices.
  26. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    January 30, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  27. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    December 19, 2011
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  28. 3 Defensive ETFs with Strong Technicals

    September 1, 2011
    Some of the defensive sectors look like they will continue to show strength, says Michael Thompson, who travels the country ...
  29. The Best ETF for Trading Energy

    August 3, 2011
    Popular ETFs like USO and XLE get most of the headlines, but the charts show that a lesser-known but highly liquid ETF has ...
  30. Sweet Summer Sectors

    June 26, 2011
    Health care, consumer staples, and utilities have led the market this quarter, and another sector is now emerging as a strong ...
  31. Out With Risk; In With Safe

    May 27, 2011
    New winners and losers say the market is headed for a major correction, and the disparity is big enough to merit a reallocation. ...
  32. 7 Commodity ETFs To Know

    February 14, 2011
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  33. Plays For OPEC's Rising Forecast

    November 25, 2010
    OPEC’s recent oil demand forecast highlights the need for investors to have an energy component in their portfolios.
  34. Banking On Merger Mania

    October 25, 2010
    There are opportunities to profit from this growth in acquisition activity.
  35. Natural Gas Overtakes Coal

    September 17, 2010
    More utilities are shifting away from coal-fired plants to those that use clean natural gas. As this shift continues, companies ...
  36. Increase Your Income With Commodities

    September 2, 2010
    When investors add a commodities component to a portfolio, they generally do so for capital gains exposure.
  37. ETFs For The Individual Investor

    June 24, 2010
    ETFs can give small investors exposure to stocks in areas that time and effort would usually make impossible.
  38. Pain At The Pump, Profit In The Portfolio

    April 13, 2010
    As developed world economies begin to recover, oil prices are on the rise.
  39. Diversifying With Commodity ETFs

    March 23, 2010
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  40. Big Oil Dividends

    January 20, 2010
    Oil companies have been on fire lately, but the lack of dividends has left income investors out in the cold. High dividend ...
  41. Use Equity ETFs To Avoid The CFTC Hassle

    November 4, 2009
    Use these equity ETFs to gain natural resource exposure.
  42. Four ETFs For Long-Term Energy Bulls

    August 8, 2008
    Explore four ETFs that are an excellent low-cost and liquid way to play a bounce after the recent energy selloff.
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