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2 ETFs That Are Sensitive to Interest Rates

Understanding the nuances of these ETFs and how they react to changes in interest rates may help with strategic portfolio decisions if the Federal Reserve does ultimately make changes in their fiscal policy later this year. More 

What’s the Deal With Utilities Right Now?

If the stock market’s ecstasy with aggressive risk-taking remains, further losses could be ahead for conservative industry sectors like utilities. More 

Beat the Market With These 9 Sector ETFs

Indexing doesn't have to mean just dumping your nest egg into an S&P 500 fund. The Select Sector SPDRs can help you add value by letting you go all in (or all out) of individual sectors. More 

What Do Utility and Energy Stocks Show About the Market?

Based on this divergence between those sectors that tend to do well during economic expansions and those that tend to under-perform -- namely utilities -- we anticipate more bullishness to come. More 

Trade of the Day: XLU Acting More Like a Growth Play Than a Safe Haven

Utilities SPDR (ETF) ready to bounce from important support. More 

Utilities: What to Do With Stocks You Love

Historically, utility stocks have offered significantly higher dividend yields than most other sectors of the stock market. More 

Here’s How to Play Utilities for Dividends

I definitely prefer utility stocks over most high-grade bonds because utility stocks, by contrast, can sweeten their dividends over time. More