that span. Its return is also superior to that of the retail sector, as represented by the S&P Retail Depositary Receipts ( XRT ), which has risen by 13.5% in the year thus far. Retail sales are showing signs of bottoming-out and some investors are
time high levels. Further, the S&P retail sector ETF ( XRT ) has slightly outperformed the market by rallying 15%. As ..... E Performance YTD Dividend SPY 14.2 - 11.91% 2.01% XRT - - 14.78% 1.39% ANF 14.8 11.8 0.46% 1.67
By Lawrence Fuller : Economists and market strategists are raising estimates for real economic growth in lockstep with the new highs achieved for the stock market indices. Last week Bill Gross abruptly doubled his estimate for GDP growth in 2013 to 3%. One impetus for this optimism, which I have ...
more dire forecasts for the first half of 2012 foreshadowed. By sector, Staples ( XLP ), Discretionary ( XLY ), and Retail ( XRT ) are all double-digit gainers for the year, while defensive-oriented plays ( PG , CLX , CL , REV , GIS ) have been busy
assessing the stock charts of Tiffany's ( TIF ), Michael Kors ( KORS ), Nordstrom ( JWN ) and the entire S&P Retail ETF ( XRT ), it's pretty clear that the consumer is doing just fine. While each has been weak over the past week or two, along with
The XLP , XRT , and XLY all give up gains and turn lower following Wal-Mart sounding the warning over the effects of the payroll tax hike. It's fascinating that it took markets until just now to react to what was crystal clear 6 weeks ago. Post your comment!
shorted. The MSCI EAFE Index Fund ( EFA ) - with heavy exposure to Europe - saw a 24% reduction in shorts. Seeing an increase in activity is the SPDR Retail ETF ( XRT ) - 259% of the fund's float is now being shorted. Post your comment!
sector can consider SPDR S & P Retail ETF XRT . This sector-specific ..... retail industry. Because XRT equal-weights its ..... ARO. Fundamental View SPDR S & P Retail is a cyclical play that ..... While the index on which XRT is based includes some
and the SPDR consumer discretionary ETFs. Investors drawn to IYC for its retail exposure also should consider SPDR S & P Retail XRT (0.35% expense ratio), Market Vectors Retail ETF RTH (0.35% expense ratio), and PowerShares Dynamic
will produce ample short opportunities in areas such as consumer discretionary. This article focuses on the retail sector ( XRT ) and specifically, builds a short case for Dillard's ( DDS ). First of all, Dillard's trashier older cousin JC Penny