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Facebook And Alphabet Will No Longer Be Technology Companies

2017-12-14 seekingalpha
The global industry classification system is changing again in 2018 and it will have implications for your portfolio allocations. (34-0)

Top Ranked Tech ETFs for Long Term Investors

2017-11-29 investorplace
Tech sector is the best performer year-to-date, with a gain of 31.6%–more than double of S&P 500’s rise of 15.7%. (219-0)

3 Apple ETFs for Cyber-Monday And After

2017-11-27 zacks
If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, owning Apple Inc. (AAPL - Free Report) shares for the holiday season might keep market risks away as well. We have already stepped into the all-important holiday season, with Thanksgiving kicking off month-long festivities (read: Retail ETFs Sizzling on Black Friday Deals). (156-0)

Top Ranked Tech ETFs for Long Term Investors

2017-11-09 zacks
Tech sector is the best performer year-to-date, with a gain of 31.6%--more than double of S&P 500’s rise of 15.7%. (204-0)

The 3 Best Vanguard ETFs to Get Your ‘Risk On’

2017-11-07 investorplace
While risk-takers will eschew broader-scoped exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for the glory (and profits) of individual stocks, ETFs are a relevant component of any investing strategy. While the profit potential is greatest with a bet on a single company, the opposite is also true. Over the long run, the law of averages makes choosing the best Vanguard ETFs particularly compelling. (99-0)

7 Top-Ranked Tech ETFs on Unstoppable Rally

2017-11-06 zacks
The technology sector is on fire given a deluge of upbeat earnings results and high hopes of the tax reform getting clearance. In particular, five technology stocks, touted as FAAMG – Facebook (FB - Free Report) , Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) , Apple (AAPL - Free Report) , Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) , and Alphabet (GOOGL - Free Report) – led to skyrocketing prices. Additionally, a string of reports from other tech players like International Business Machines (IBM - Free Report) , and Intel INTC added to the strength (read: Play IBM's Turnaround Story With These ETFs). (245-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, iShares Dow Jones US, Select Sector SPDR Technology, Vanguard Information Technology and iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Technology

2017-11-06 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 6, 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 Apple Inc. (AAPL - Free Report) , iShares Dow Jones US Technology ETF (IYW - Free Report) , Select Sector SPDR Technology ETF (XLK - Free Report) , Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT - Free Report) and iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Technology ETF (TCHF - Free Report) . (257-0)

Will Tech ETFs Hit New Highs Post Facebook, Apple Earnings?

2017-10-31 zacks
Robust results from Alphabet (GOOGL - Free Report) , Intel INTC and Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) propelled the Nasdaq to record highs last week and added a combined market cap of more than $155 billion since Oct 26. Another batch of tech giants led by Facebook (FB - Free Report) and Apple (AAPL - Free Report) will report on Nov 1 and Nov, 2, respectively, after the bell (read: Tech ETFs to Soar on Microsoft's Blockbuster Earnings Beat). (241-0)

ETF Watchlist: Week Of October 30, 2017

2017-10-31 seekingalpha
One sure sign of investor over-optimism is when you start hearing bombastic declarations from some of the industry’s biggest names. For example, we saw Jim Paulson’s statement a few months ago that “the bull market could continue forever.” Common sense should tell us that this won’t be the case, but the headlines seem to continue. This week, it was noted value investor David Einhorn’s turn at the mic. (405-1)

Tech ETFs to Soar on Microsoft's Blockbuster Earnings Beat

2017-10-28 zacks
After the closing bell on Thursday, the world's largest software maker Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) delighted investors with stellar fiscal first-quarter 2018 results on strong performance in its fast-growing cloud business. Earnings per share came in at 84 cents, easily surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the year-ago earnings of 72 cents each. Revenues rose 12% year over year to $24.5 billion topping our estimate of $23. (44-0)

Should You Buy Microsoft ETFs Ahead of its Earnings?

2017-10-25 zacks
Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) is set to release fiscal first-quarter 2018 results on Oct 26 after market close. Being the world's largest software maker, it is worth taking a look at the company’s fundamentals ahead of its results. The stock has been on an uptrend since the start of the start of the year, having returned about 27%. In the last three months, Microsoft’s returns outperformed the industry average by 80 bps. (33-0)

A Strategy That Beats Vanguard Mutual Funds And ETFs

2017-10-23 seekingalpha
In Oct. 2015, I wrote A Simple SPY Top-Off Portfolio, proposing a simple 2-fund strategy that should outperform the S&P 500 by a few percentage points a year. The idea is simple: allocate 1/3 of your assets to a 3x daily S&P ETF (e.g. the ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:UPRO)) and the remaining 2/3 to some sort of bond fund to generate additional returns.

FAANMG ETFs to Buy Ahead of Q3 Earnings

2017-10-23 zacks
Technology has been the best-performing sector this year thanks to the emergence of cutting-edge technology such as cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things, wearables, VR headsets, drones, virtual reality devices, and artificial intelligence as well as strong corporate earnings. As a result, four popular ETFs, namely Select Sector SPDR Technology ETF (XLK - Free Report) , Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT - Free Report) , iShares Dow Jones US Technology ETF (IYW - Free Report) and MSCI Information Technology Index ETF (FTEC - Free Report) have also given remarkable performances this year. (318-0)

7 Tech Funds to Play the Most Powerful Trends of 2018

2017-10-18 investorplace
Technology stocks have been on a tear in 2017. And in 2018, the tech sector is sure to keep soaring. The “FAANG” stocks — that is, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Google-parent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) — have surged in the past 10 months. The weakest performer is up 28% to more than double the S&P 500’s return in the same period, and the top performer is up over 60%. (451-0)

Intel: A Rising Tide

2017-10-12 seekingalpha
Intel (INTC) is back in the news after convincingly breaking out of a multi-year consolidation. After being labelled as dead money and lagging other chip makers, things are finally looking up. (672-2)

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