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Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers. Trade war fear among the United States and its major trading partners as well as high energy prices weighed on the group. The highest retail gasoline prices in years are the latest development to raise concerns about one of the longest-running U.S. economic expansions on record. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) fell 0.4 percent Thursday, down 1.8 percent WTD. Now the question is whether recent selloff is a pause that refreshes or it’s a beginning of something worse?

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retail stocks.  The group attracted strong buying support Monday that saw Walmart and Target rose 2.9 percent and 4.9 percent, respectively.  The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) jumped 2.2 percent, its biggest one-day gain since April 4, bringing its YTD gains …[read more]

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers.  The group attracted strong buying support Wednesday after Macy’s Inc. (M) reported upbeat sales and outlook.  Shares of Macy’s Inc. jumped over 10 percent.  The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) rose 1.6%, bringing its MTD gains up to nearly 4 …[read more]

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers. The group attracted strong buying support despite rising interest rates and fuel prices, which generally presented a less-than-ideal backdrop for consumers.  The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) surged 4 percent last week to 45.72, bringing its YTD gains to 1.2 …[read more]

Trading Strategy – SPDR S&P Retail ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in retailers. The group attracted some buying support after Donald Trump tweeted his “concerns” that e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. isn’t paying its fair share of taxes, hurting the U.S. Postal Service and putting many thousands of retailers out of business.  The SPDR …[read more]

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