Kraft and Stamps.com post big losses while Zillow jumps

Kraft and Stamps.com post big losses while Zillow jumps

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: The Kraft Heinz Co., down $13.23 to $34.95 Continue Reading Below The maker of Oscar Mayer and Kraft products reported a dismal fourth-quarter and disclosed a federal investigation. Stamps.com Inc., down $114.43 to $83.65 The online shipping and postage company is ending its exclusive partnership with the U.S. Postal Service and gave a weak forecast. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., down $1.34 to $10.60 The electronic health…

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Kraft Heinz Drags Down Consumer Staples ETFs

Kraft Heinz Drags Down Consumer Staples ETFs

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. While the rest of the market enjoyed a nice bump, consumer staples sector-related exchange traded funds weakened after Kraft Heinz Co. (NYSE: KHC) plummeted to a record low in response to a deluge of negative news. Among the worst performers on Friday, the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund (NYSEArca: FXG) declined 2.5%, Consumer Staples […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

Image 1 of 2 ▼ FiLE – In this July 28, 2010 photo, a Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle is on display at the Plug-in 2010, a conference and exposition about plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, in San Jose, Calif. General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor. The last Volt rolled off the assembly line at a Detroit factory with little ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 26,…

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A Gentler Way to Junk Bond ETF Exposure

A Gentler Way to Junk Bond ETF Exposure

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. With high-yield corporate debt and the related exchange traded funds rebounding to start 2019, some investors may want to revisit the asset class while doing so in conservative fashion. The Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYDW) is an ETF that helps with objective. HYDW holds more than 400 junk-rated bonds and follows […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or an American Indian tribe fighting the project. Their argument comes in a lawsuit by Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and others who say the closure was aimed not only at protesters but also at influencing the tribe’s position and the media’s coverage. They seek unspecified monetary damages. Continue…

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A Small-Cap ETF Star Offers Dividends, Too

A Small-Cap ETF Star Offers Dividends, Too

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Investors do not often think of small caps as being the land of rising dividends, but some ETFs are changing that conversation. Those funds include the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (CBOE: SMDV). SMDV, a dividend spin on the Russell 2000, the benchmark U.S. small-cap index, tracks the Russell 2000 Dividend Growth Index, which […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Is the Defense Sector in the Crosshairs of Weakness?

Is the Defense Sector in the Crosshairs of Weakness?

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Last week, multinational investment bank Credit Suisse downgraded General Dynamics shares to neutral from outperform, citing that it will fall behind its peers in terms of projected growth for 2019. Does this mean impending weakness in the sector, which could affect the Direxion Daily Aerospace & Defense Bull 3X Shares (NYSEARCA: DFEN)? DFEN seeks daily investment […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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REIT ETFs: The Future is Now

REIT ETFs: The Future is Now

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Across multiple sectors, the trends of tomorrow are accessible and tangible today. The same is true of the real estate sector, but many of the largest exchange traded funds (ETFs) tracking the sector do not adequately reflect the major shifts and compelling story lines that underpin the future of real estate investing. Among ETFs tracking […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Stocks Continue Rebound as the VIX Retreats

Stocks Continue Rebound as the VIX Retreats

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. By Horizon Investments Retail sales looked to be the “big number” for the week, and they disappointed when released on Thursday, showing a much worse than expected decline of -1.2%. However, largely overlooked in the headline number was the fact that this represented a year-over-year increase of 2.3%. Regardless, stocks rallied anyway, up 2.5% (S&P 500) […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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Eurozone ETFs: Expect More Monetary Support

Eurozone ETFs: Expect More Monetary Support

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The iShares MSCI EMU ETF (CBOE: EZU) and other Eurozone-focused exchange traded funds are trading higher this year. EZU, one of the largest funds in that group, is higher by almost 9% and some market observers are betting on more monetary stimulus by the European Central Bank (ECB) to prop up the region’s fragile economies. […] Continue Reading Below Read more at ETFTrends.com > Free America Network Articles

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