XLV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Healthcare Slammed As Trump Vows To Fight Drug Prices

    January 11, 2017
    Today President-Elect Trump once again stated he wants to take on drug pricing.
  2. The 4 Most Promising ETFs for 2017 (FNCL, XLV)

    January 10, 2017
    Looking for ways to beat the market in 2017? ETFs let you target promising sectors while hedging your risks.
  3. Historical Sector ETF Performance for January (XLV, XLK)

    December 29, 2016
    Most sector ETFs have historically performed poorly in January, with the exception of one.
  4. Pfizer Up Along with Other Healthcare Stocks

    December 9, 2016
    Pfizer, along with Akili Interactive, reported positive data that could help with the detection of onset Alzheimer's disease.
  5. Can Donald Trump Make Valeant Stock Great Again? (VRX, XLV)

    December 5, 2016
    Shares of Valeant have been under heavy selling pressure over the past month, plunging as much as 27% from around $22 to ...
  6. Inside the Health Care Select SPDR ETF: Merck (MRK, XLV)

    November 14, 2016
    Coming at No. 3 on the weighting list, Merck is one of several health care giants within the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ...
  7. Can Trump's Presidency Heal Pharma Stocks? (XLV, VHT)

    November 14, 2016
    The market appears to be taking a wait-and-see attitude toward health care companies.
  8. These Charts Suggest Health Care Stocks Are Headed Lower

    November 9, 2016
    The recent close below a key level of support on the chart of exchange-traded funds such as XLV suggests that prices are ...
  9. Return Analysis: Health Care Select Sector SPDR (XLV)

    August 23, 2016
    Investors who intend to build up exposure to the US healthcare industry may have an interest in the largest US-traded XLV ...
  10. Health Care: ETF vs. Mutual Fund (VGHCX, XLV)

    August 12, 2016
    Discover whether the Vanguard Health Care Fund or the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF is a better investment in your portfolio.
  11. A Look at the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLV, JNJ)

    July 5, 2016
    Components of the XLV are projected to yield an average earnings growth rate of 10.46% in the next three to five years.
  12. Brexit Bounce Still Favors Bearish Outcome (XLF, XLB)

    June 30, 2016
    Proportional retracements and lagging sector performance point to oversold bounces rather than full recoveries.
  13. These ETFs are Setting Up for Bullish Moves (XLV, AMLP)

    June 23, 2016
    Recent strength puts these ETFs in uptrends, with further upside likely to come.
  14. Breaking Down XLV: 3 Components That Are Most Attractive

    May 9, 2016
    Discover three attractive component stocks in the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF, and learn which company may be the ...
  15. Legal Risk Study: XLV, How Much Fines Have Component Companies ...

    May 8, 2016
    Learn the reasons behind the fines paid by the top three pharmaceutical companies held by XLV, and why they might not prevent ...
  16. Earnings Guide: 3 Insights to Consider in U.S. Markets (QCOM, ...

    April 26, 2016
    Assess current earnings trends that affect financial decisions in today's volatile market, focusing on ratios, dividends ...
  17. The 3 Largest Health Care ETFs (XLV, IBB)

    April 25, 2016
    Find out which exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the largest in terms of total assets under management (AUM) in the health ...
  18. ETF Flows: Health Care ETFs Are Shedding Assets in 2016 (FXH, ...

    April 19, 2016
    Learn about five exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in the health care sector and experienced large year-to-date (YTD) ...
  19. Health Care ETFs to Date: 2016 Performance Review (IHI, XBI)

    April 2, 2016
    Find out how the health care sector has been performing in 2016, and which health care ETFs have been the best and worst ...
  20. Sectors ETFs to Avoid Right Now (XLF, XLE)

    March 31, 2016
    Knowing what to avoid is just as important as knowing what to buy. These are sector ETFs to avoid right now; there are better ...
  21. How to Invest if Morgan Stanley is Right (XLU,XLV)

    March 24, 2016
    Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker has lowered his expectations for the S&P 500. Here's why as well as where you might consider ...
  22. (XLV) Healthcare SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 18, 2016
    Discover the top five stocks in the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund, and learn if they can help power your portfolio ...
  23. Healthcare Sector: Industries Snapshot (XLV, JNJ)

    March 15, 2016
    Discover the six industries that make up the health care sector in the Standard and Poor's 500, and learn which companies ...
  24. VHT vs. XLV: Comparing Health Care ETFs

    March 9, 2016
    Compare two of the top health care ETFs, the Vanguard Health Care ETF and the SPDR Health Care ETF, and find out which one ...
  25. The Top 5 Health Care ETFs for 2016 (XLV, VHT)

    January 7, 2016
    Read about five of the top health care exchange traded funds available today, and learn how you can get exposure to this ...
  26. The Best Sectors To Sell Short in 2016

    January 5, 2016
    Three groups of stocks and sectors should underperform in 2016, generating profits from selling high and buying low.
  27. XLV: Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF

    December 26, 2015
    Learn about the Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund including its performance, current holdings, recent performance and the ...
  28. The Top 3 Growth ETFs for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover why experts and analysts encourage investors to focus on growth, and learn more about the top three growth-oriented ...
  29. A Quick Guide To Healthcare ETFs

    May 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry offers a broad variety of sector ETFs but it’s difficult to avoid exposure to pharmaceuticals and ...
  30. Healthcare Stocks: A Prescription for More Gains?

    April 15, 2015
    There could be even more room for gains in healthcare sector stocks, as many of the bullish trends remain in place.
  31. Why These ETFs are the Best Way to Trade Pfizer

    March 17, 2015
    Looking to play Pfizer with diversification? Consider these ETFs.
  32. U.S. Stocks Are Still The Place To Be In 2015

    January 9, 2015
    Oil is tumbling and volatility is in the tea leaves. So why is it that strategists are saying that your best bet for 2015 ...
  33. Your Best Bet In The Medical Space

    July 1, 2014
    With so many Americans entering their golden years there will be plenty of profit in medical device stocks. Here are a few ...
  34. Technology And Healthcare Stocks To Watch

    January 20, 2014
    Two sectors continue to dominate, and these stocks within them are still seeing exception returns.
  35. 4 ETFs To Play A Booming Healthcare Sector

    February 11, 2013
    The healthcare sector is performing the best so far in 2013. We look at four ETFs to play the sector's momentum.
  36. Top 3 Sectors For Value Investors

    February 8, 2011
    As the U.S. economy has recovered, so have the equity markets. Learn the best-value sectors that investors should focus on. ...
  37. Investing For The Diabetes Epidemic

    July 30, 2010
    Sadly, diabetes is quickly becoming a global epidemic. Nearly 300 million people suffer from the disease worldwide.
  38. Invest With The Gates Foundation

    June 17, 2009
    Bill Gates didn't become the world's richest person being lucky. Learn about the man who handles his money.