XRT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Active Traders Are Loading Up On Retail Stocks (XRT, AMZN)

    November 29, 2016
    Record holiday spending combined with strong chart setups suggest that now is the time to buy retail stocks.
  2. Americans Go Shopping; Stocks Get Boost (SPY, XLY)

    November 23, 2016
    Consumer discretionary stocks are getting a boost on strong earnings reports throughout the sector.
  3. How Is a Business Valued on "Shark Tank?"

    September 21, 2016
    How entrepreneurs and the Sharks value a business likely takes into account present value, future value, the value of companies ...
  4. XRT vs. RTH: Which is the Better Retail ETF?

    August 19, 2016
    One of these retail ETFs is more popular than the other but which is the better bet?
  5. Retail Sector ETF (XRT) vs. Mutual Fund (VCDAX) Case Study

    July 18, 2016
    Discover if the Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Fund Admiral Shares is the better investment over the SPDR S&P Retail ETF, ...
  6. 4 ETFs for a Rising U.S. Dollar (UUP, IWM)

    May 27, 2016
    If the Federal Reserve hikes rates, these four ETFs might see some upside.
  7. Active Traders Should Be Picky When Buying Into Retail Stocks

    May 25, 2016
    Based on the chart of this ETF active traders should be careful when buying into retail.
  8. The Top 2 Retail ETFs (XRT,RTH)

    May 12, 2016
    If you want exposure to retail and don’t want to invest in a single stock, consider these two ETFs.
  9. Consumer Discretionary ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (XLY, ...

    April 25, 2016
    Do not expect big gains from all retail ETFs simply because the SPDR S&P Retail ETF leads the consumer discretionary sector ...
  10. Costco May Be Topping Out (COST, WMT)

    April 8, 2016
    A series of technical red flags raise odds the long Costco uptrend is coming to an end.
  11. The Top 5 Retail ETFs for 2016 (RTH, PMR)

    January 7, 2016
    Explore detailed analyses of the top exchange-traded funds holding retail-related stocks for 2016, and learn about the characteristics ...
  12. What's Ahead For The Russell-2000 Index in 2016?

    January 6, 2016
    The Russell-2000 ended 2015 with a loss after failing a breakout to an all-time high.
  13. Are the Retail ETFs XRT and RTH a Good Buy Now?

    December 30, 2015
    These two ETFs offer diversification in the retail sector. But are they a good buy right now?
  14. Playing The Decline of Traditional Retailers (XRT, RTH)

    November 3, 2015
    Play the decline of traditional retailers with a strategy that lowers built-in exposure to online sales.
  15. Jumping On Retail With ETFs

    April 29, 2015
    Retail ETFs offer limited trading and investment choices, with two primary funds and a single illiquid leveraged fund.
  16. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: FXI, ENZL, XRT Hinge on Industrial Data, ...

    December 9, 2013
    U.S. equities dipped into red territory for four out of five sessions last week as investors weighed positive economic data ...
  17. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XHB, XRT, XLI Hinge On Housing, Consumer, ...

    November 25, 2013
    Last week, Wall Street witnessed the Dow Jones Industrial Average pierce the 16,000 mark, closing above the level for the ...
  18. ETFs That Gained 75% In A Single Year

    October 29, 2013
    In the 20+ years that ETFs have been around, we have seen a number of economic shifts all over the world. Among those have ...
  19. ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XRT, TLT, EWC Hinge On Retail Data, FOMC, ...

    October 28, 2013
    U.S. equities pushed higher last week as Wall Street digested a slew of earnings and economic reports. Caterpillar (CAT)–one ...
  20. How To Profit From Back To School Spending With ETFs

    August 14, 2013
    With major U.S. equity indexes sitting at all-time highs and emerging markets still in a very deep hole, many on the sidelines ...
  21. Top Sector ETFs Over The Last Month

    September 12, 2012
    These sectors have been the market leaders over the last month, and their respective ETFs have benefited.