Here’s What KO, PM, WBA Are Doing in XLP

One standout ETF is the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLP). More 

Don’t Bottom Fish the Oil and Energy Sectors

Crude oil prices, as tracked by the United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (NYSEARCA:USO), have crashed 50% over the past nine months, and energy stocks, as tracked by the Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLE), were the only stocks in the S&P 500 to post losses in 2014. More 

Get Long Conagra Foods Following Liftoff

ConAgra achieved a technically significant rally Thursday after earnings topped forecast. Now, upside momentum is in CAG stock's favor. More 

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

The best defensive funds are ones that can provide decent returns in the latter stage of a bull market but also minimize losses when the bear is in full swing. More 

How to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Bear Market

When you're expecting a bear market, don't just jump from stocks to cash. There's a better way to prepare portfolio. More 

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. More 

Don’t Count on Dividend ETFs to Play Defense

You should always have equity income in your portfolio, but don't think dividend ETFs will save you from a correction. They won't. More