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Trading Strategy –  SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  Retail stocks fell sharply on Tuesday following the latest batch of disappointed reports. Advance Auto Parts posting their worst day ever after posting weaker-than-expected earnings. Dick’s Sporting Goods also took a hit, shedding 23 percent after the company’s results missed the mark. The company also revised lower its 2017 outlook. As such, the SPDR …[read more]

Trading Strategy –  iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF

  Risk-on is back and semiconductor is leading with the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) jumped 2.54 percent. After surging more than 36 percent in 2016, the ETF is up more than 20 percent YTD. Now the question is: “whether the rally has more legs?” In accordance to our “U.S. Market Trading Map”, there could …[read more]

Trading Strategy –  iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology

  The iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF (IBB) fell nearly 3 percent last week, giving back most of the late June-July rally after the White House and the Republican-majority Congress failed to repeal and replace Obamacare. Nevertheless, the ETF outperformed the broader market YTD, rising more than 15 percent. The S&P has gained about 9 percent …[read more]

Trading Strategy –  SPDR Gold ETF

  With the major equity indices are lower across the board over apparent concerns of conflict with North Korea, one asset that may provide an indication on the extent of the current pullback is the safe haven gold. Gold futures jumped about 1 percent and hit their highest level in two months. Below is an …[read more]

Trading Strategy –  VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF

  Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, up 39 cents to $49.56, after a report showed inventories fell by 6.5 million barrels last week, government data showed, steeper than the expected decrease of 2.7 million barrels. The drop in inventories raised hopes that OPEC-led output cuts were helping wipe out a three-year global supply glut. …[read more]


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