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Trading Strategy – Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the more noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in Consumer Discretionary.  The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLY) has been trailing the S&P, down 0.4 percent for the week.  Now the question is whether this is a pause that refreshes or it’s a beginning of something worse?  In …[read more]

Trading Strategy –  Consumer Discretionary SPDR ETF

  What a difference a couple of weeks make. After hitting an all-time high in early June at 92.42, the Consumer Discretionary SPDR ETF (XLY) shares have collapsed more than 20 percent amid valuation concerns. Now the question is whether this is a pause to refresh or it’s a beginning of something worse. Technically speaking, …[read more]

Trading Strategy - Consumer Discretionary SPDR

  Consumer Discretionary SPDR (XLY) broke out to new high Thursday, up 1.05 percent to 88.45.  The sector has been outperformed in recent days and there could be more gains ahead for the sector, according to our “U.S. Market Trading Map”. Below is an update look at a trade in XLY. The graphic below is …[read more]

Trading Strategy - Consumer Discretionary SPDR ETF

  Consumer Discretionary SPDR ETF (XLY) broke out to new high Thursday, up 0.26 percent to close at 87.94.  For starters, XLY focuses on the consumer discretionary segment of the U.S. market.  Top holdings are Amazon (AMZN), Home Depot (HD) and Comcast (CMCSA).  The ETF is up about 18% from its 52-week low of 74.18.  …[read more]

Trading Strategy - Discretionary Select Sector SPDR

Stocks rose on Tuesday, erased roughly a third of Monday’s losses.  Consumer discretionary and telecommunications fared best and utilities lagged among the 10 major sectors on the S&P 500.  Below is an updated look at a trade in Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (XLY). The graphic below is from our “U.S. Market ETF Trading Map”, …[read more]

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