XLK : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Look To Tech For Big Dividend Potential

    March 18, 2014
    Historically, the technology sector hasn’t been known for its dividend prowess. However, that is rapidly changing. For investors, ...
  2. 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) ...
  3. Dividend Stocks Still Matter

    October 24, 2013
    For those investors looking at the long term, ignore the taper talk and focus on dividends. The pay-outs from equities have ...
  4. An Interesting Year For Tech ETFs

    September 4, 2013
    On the surface, it would appear to be a disappointing year for technology sector ETFs. The Technology Select Sector SPDR ...
  5. CalPERS Desperately Needs to Embrace ETFs

    July 17, 2013
    The investment community seems to be aflutter over the fact that the California Public Employees' Retirement System ...
  6. Earnings Reports Will Put These 3 ETFs in Focus This Week - ETF ...

    July 15, 2013
    Investors should pay close attention to earnings reports this week, especially for these three sector ETFs.
  7. Earnings Preview: Banks, Techs, And Healthcare Report

    July 15, 2013
    The second quarter earnings season is well on its way and this week will be jam packed with yet another round of reports. ...
  8. Bull of the Day: Advent Software (ADVS) - Bull of the Day

    June 12, 2013
    Bull of the Day: Advent Software (ADVS) - Bull of the Day
  9. Three Tech ETFs Still Going Strong - ETF News And Commentary

    February 11, 2013
    Technology had been the best performing sector in 2012 and it easily outperformed the S&P 500 index. Starting in January, ...
  10. New Leadership in the Tech ETF Space? - ETF News And Commentary

    January 28, 2013
    Tech companies have long been leaders of the market. Firms like Apple (AAPL) have powered portfolios for quite some time, ...
  11. 3 Apple Proof ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    January 15, 2013
    The technology sector started 2012 on a strong note outperforming the S&P 500 index. But as the year progressed the sector ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Charts Are Aligning For XLU

    October 1, 2012
    Back-and-forth trading with a downward bias permeated markets all of last week as profit-taking pressures proved too difficult ...
  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 ...
  17. Top Sectors for the Rest of 2012

    August 7, 2012
    Identifying the best-performing sectors can often give you an edge in selecting the stocks that are most likely to outperform ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Portfolio Pruning 101

    July 27, 2012
    MoneyShow's Tom Aspray takes an in-depth look at his successful Charts in Play Portfolio, as he looks to take profits on ...
  20. Sector EER: Downward Trends Continue - Cook`s Kitchen

    July 18, 2012
    Since Zacks collects all the earnings estimates and revisions from the Street, we get to compile the data in some unique ...
  21. The Week Ahead: Can Stocks Ignore the World's Problems?

    July 7, 2012
    Technical action in most markets seems to show this week's downswing was only a temporary pullback, which means buying ...
  22. 4 Market-Leading Sectors for Q3

    July 3, 2012
    The technical action in these four sectors suggests that investors should look here as the markets enter the second half ...
  23. Is The Oracle Losing His Touch?

    May 10, 2012
    Legendary value investor Warren Buffett didn't become legendary by lagging the S&P 500 on a regular basis, but that's exactly ...
  24. Apple Earnings Bring Joy To Tech-Land

    May 1, 2012
    Apple Earnings Bring Joy To Tech-Land
  25. The Week Ahead: Will Europe Spoil Apple's Party?

    April 28, 2012
    If this surprisingly good week makes you want to jump back into stocks with both feet, be patient, writes MoneyShow’s ...
  26. 2 Strong Sector ETFs-and One to Avoid

    April 12, 2012
    There’s ongoing potential in tech and consumer discretionary heading into first-quarter earnings season, says market ...
  27. 3 Sector ETFs to Watch This Quarter

    April 6, 2012
    Second-quarter sector rotation is likely give rise to new leaders and laggards, and investors can capitalize by waiting for ...
  28. 3 Obvious High-Probability Trades

    March 31, 2012
    Basic sector rotation themes can be used to uncover the strongest stocks and sectors for long trades, as well as the weakest ...
  29. Big Value In Old Tech Titans

    March 22, 2012
    Mainline large-cap tech is as cheap as it can be. For investors, that could be a huge opportunity.
  30. Sector ETFs Hitting Highs

    March 16, 2012
    Four sector ETFs are hitting highs as the overall market joins the breakout party.
  31. 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, ...
  32. The Week Ahead: Does This Headline Scare You?

    February 19, 2012
    Bullish magazine headlines have been the death of many a rising market, and in fact a correction is expected, says MoneyShow ...
  33. 3 Sectors Leading the Charge

    February 8, 2012
    Investors looking for the market’s strongest sectors should look to materials and industrials, whose strong performance ...
  34. 4 Surviving Sectors

    August 18, 2011
    Only four sectors are higher for the year, but RS analysis indicates that a few are likely to outperform in the months ahead, ...
  35. 3 Sizzling Summer Sectors

    July 22, 2011
    Strong market performance this week has set up favorable risk/reward buying opportunities in top-performing sector ETFs tracking ...
  36. The Week Ahead: Are Hedge Funds Bailing Out?

    July 17, 2011
    It’s possible that big-time redemptions caused several would-be rallies last week to sputter and die. A short-term ...
  37. Big Tech Is Too Cheap

    July 14, 2011
    While the recent social media IPOs have caused some investors to wince at the possibility of a new tech bubble, mainline ...
  38. The Week Ahead: How Far Will Stocks Correct?

    July 10, 2011
    Friday’s downturn should continue into next week, but technical analysis shows the sell-off should be much less painful ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. Smartphone Revolution: There's An ETF For That

    November 4, 2010
    As these devices continue to become the standard choice with regards mobile phones, companies all along the value chain will ...
  41. High Tech Dividends

    March 18, 2010
    After a banner year in 2009, many tech investors are worried about their holdings. Instead of selling, investors should take ...
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