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Trading Strategy – Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer discretionary. After a strong run of outperformance since early April, the group has seen a sharp reversal in recent weeks as amid growing concerns over the new U.S. tariffs on China sourced goods, and the retaliatory tariffs imposed by the …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer discretionary.  The group was under selling pressure in recent days following Netflix Inc. (NFLX) disappointing second-quarter earnings reports.  The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLY) fell 0.5 percent to 111.93, bringing its YTD gains down to just over 13 …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer discretionary stocks.  The group has been on a tear in recent days following report that confidence level among Americans reached an all-time high in April.  The Consumer Confidence Index rose to 128, surpassing the April estimate of 125.6. As per …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer discretionary.  The group was under selling pressure Tuesday as retailers sold off following the latest round of earnings, which actually came in better-than-expected.  The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLY) fell 0.45 percent to 104.98, bringing its MTD gains …[read more]

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]

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