Technology Sector 4Q19: Best and Worst

The Technology sector ranks sixth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 4Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Technology sector ranked ninth. It gets...

Don’t Buy the Worst Rated Fund in our Coverage Universe

The Small Cap Growth style is the worst rated investment style per our 4Q19 Style Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Given the low rating of the overall style, it...

Industrials Sector 4Q19: Best and Worst

The Industrials sector ranks fifth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 4Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Industrials sector ranked fifth. It gets...

Healthcare Sector 4Q19: Best and Worst

The Healthcare sector ranks seventh out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 4Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Healthcare sector ranked fourth. It gets...

Trade of the Week: Unusual Options Activity in Consumer Staples

This week, the options trade of the week concerns the consumer staples sector. A trader took a large bearish position on the Consumers Staple Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP). XLP...

Consumer Cyclicals Sector 4Q19: Best and Worst

The Consumer Cyclicals sector ranks eighth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 4Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Consumer Cyclicals sector ranked sixth....

Energy Sector 4Q19: Best and Worst

The Energy sector ranks fourth out of the 11 sectors as detailed in our 4Q19 Sector Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Energy sector ranked eighth. It gets...

Sector Ratings for ETFs & Mutual Funds: 4Q19

At the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2019, only the Telecom Services, Consumer Non-cyclicals, and Financials sectors earn Attractive-or-better ratings. Our sector ratings are based on the normalized...

Tech Sector Breaking Above 17-Year Fibonacci Resistance Level!

This chart looks at Tech ETF (QQQ) on a monthly basis over the past 20-years, where Fibonacci extension levels were applied to the 1999 highs at (A) and the 2002 lows...

Are We Headed Back To A Low Volatility Market?

Both 2018 and 2019 have been characterized by periods of choppy markets and higher volatility. It’s been quite the change of pace from 2017, where it seemed like we...

How To Trade The Fed Meeting

You may want to steer clear of stocks the Monday before the meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will meet next week and is expected to lower interest rates next Wednesday,...

You Don’t Need to Overpay for Technology Stocks

Our sector ratings show that the Technology sector receives a premium valuation compared to the market. Due to the high risk that comes with this elevated valuation, some investors might believe...