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Are SPDRs Truly Your Best Sector Bet?

SPDRs are usually investors' first choice for sector ETFs, but an equal-weighted approach has provided a better "pure play" -- and higher historical returns. More 

3 Battered ETFs. 1 Fund Worth Saving.

Three big-name defensive sectors have been lagging the market in a big way for months, but one is worth picking up off the ground right now. More 

Your Core Portfolio: Income Securities

Preferred stocks should take the place of bonds, but be ready to reallocate in a moment's notice when QE ends. More 

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends. More 

How High Will AAPL Go From Here?

Apple led the technology sector, gapping up through an important confluence zone. More 

Starved for High Yield? Wait a Little Longer

Higher-yielding areas of both the bond and equity markets have rallied hard off of their June 24 low. How long can the move in high yield continue? More 

First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook. More