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7 Best Semiconductor Stocks to Own Before Earnings

2017-11-02 investorplace
This earnings season has been a story of semi-surprises thus far with 275 members of the S&P 500 having reported as of Friday, October 27th. According to Factset, 76% (209 of 275) of companies that have reported Q3’17 results have beat their EPS estimates. (241-1)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor, PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors, VanEck Vectors Semiconductor and iShares PHLX Semiconductor

2017-11-01 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 1, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor ETF (FTXL - Free Report) , PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors Fund (PSI - Free Report) , VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH - Free Report) and iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX - Free Report) . (691-0)

XLK Vs. FDN What Is The Difference?

2017-10-24 seekingalpha
A comparison of XLK versus FDN to check for compatibility as a holding alongside with XLK. (33-0)

Semiconductor ETFs Touch New Highs Ahead of Q3 Earnings

2017-10-24 zacks
Semiconductor stocks have been on tear this year on improved overseas demand and innovative technologies. New areas such as autonomous cars, cloud computing, gaming, wearables, VR headsets, drones, virtual reality devices, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence are fueling growth in the sector, offsetting struggling traditional businesses like PCs and smartphones. In particular, iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX - Free Report) , VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH - Free Report) and PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors Fund (PSI - Free Report) have been hitting multiple highs lately and are currently leading the tech surge. (137-0)

3 ETFs Riding High on Bitcoin Surge

2017-10-18 investorplace
After being hurt by regulatory crackdowns in China and Russia, and criticism from major Wall Street leaders last month, bitcoin regained its astronomical surge in recent sessions. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from below $3,000 to a new high of above $5,900 today in less than a month, representing nearly 500% surge this year. For the week, bitcoin is up more than 30%. (4-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: ARK Web x.0 ETF, ARK Innovation ETF and iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF

2017-10-16 zacks
Chicago, IL – October 16, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includeincluding ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW - Free Report)  – Free Report), ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK - Free Report)  – Free Report) andiShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX - Free Report)  – Free Report). (43-0)

ETFs Riding High On Bitcoin Surge

2017-10-13 zacks
After being hurt by regulatory crackdowns in China and Russia, and criticism from major Wall Street leaders last month, bitcoin regained its astronomical surge in recent sessions. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed from below $3,000 to a new high of above $5,900 today in less than a month, representing nearly 500% surge this year. For the week, bitcoin is up more than 30%. With this, the total market capitalization of the digital currency reached $97 billion and accounts for more than 55% of the total cryptocurrencies market. (79-0)

5 Winning ETF Strategies for Q4

2017-10-09 zacks
After a solid performance in Q3, the Wall Street continued to scale new highs to start the fourth quarter, dodging all economic and political ills. This indicates that the second-largest bull run still has legs (read: Leveraged ETFs to Play the Second-Largest Bull Market). Strong corporate earnings and improving health of economies around the world are acting as tailwinds to the stock market. Additionally, stabilizing oil price, enthusiasm over tax reform and rounds of upbeat data are adding to the strength. (1-0)

5 Winning Strategies for Q4

2017-10-09 zacks
After a solid performance in Q3, the Wall Street continued to scale new highs to start the fourth quarter, dodging all economic and political ills. This indicates that the second-largest bull run still has legs (read: Leveraged ETFs to Play the Second-Largest Bull Market). Strong corporate earnings and improving health of economies around the world are acting as tailwinds to the stock market. Additionally, stabilizing oil price, enthusiasm over tax reform and rounds of upbeat data are adding to the strength. (1-0)

Bitcoin Update: Goldman Trading And ETF Filings

2017-10-06 seekingalpha
"Mainstream acceptance" may still be far for bitcoin, but that does not hold issuers and traders back from showing their absolute interest in bitcoins. The buoyancy in bitcoins may continue ahead even after a whopping 323% rise this year with talks that Goldman Sachs may start trading into cryptocurrencies like it, as reported by Wall Street Journal. (15-0)

Bitcoin Update: Goldman Trading & ETF Filings

2017-10-05 zacks
“Mainstream acceptance” may still be far for bitcoin, but that does not hold issuers and traders back from showing their absolute interest in bitcoins. The buoyancy in bitcoins may continue ahead even after a whopping 323% rise this year with talks that Goldman Sachs may start trading into cryptocurrencies like it, as reported by Wall Street Journal. (21-0)

Here’s What Investors Need to Know About Soaring Semiconductor ETFs

2017-10-03 investorplace
Technology is the best performing sector this year with more than 20% gain, while the S&P 500 index is up about 11.5%. Within the broader tech sector, semiconductor stocks have been among the best performers. (190-0)

Play Nvidia's Surge With These ETFs

2017-09-19 zacks
Nvidia (NVDA - Free Report) shares are on a tear this year, having gained about 75% (as of Sep 18, 2017). But the latest jump came on the back of “a hyper-bullish report from Evercore ISI senior equity research analyst C.J. Muse.” Shares added more than 4% on Sep 18. (733-1)

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

2017-09-15 fool
Founded in 1993 by brothers Tom and David Gardner, The Motley Fool helps millions of people attain financial freedom through our website, podcasts, books, newspaper column, radio show, and premium investing services. (6-0)

ETFs & Stocks Riding High on Blockchain Boom

2017-09-13 zacks
The blockchain fever is high thanks to an astronomical surge in bitcoin price. The digital currency skyrocketed to a fresh high of above $5,000 in late August from around $997 at the start of the year (read: Bitcoin Skyrockets, Race to First Cryptocurrency ETF Heats Up). Inside The Surge The excitement surrounding the cryptocurrency is due to the blockchain technology that backs bitcoin. The blockchain is a decentralized public ledger, which offers a secure, fast and cheaper medium of carrying out online transaction and online transfer of information without the need of third-party verification. (35-3)

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