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|Day's Range||156.48 - 161.00|
|52 Week Range||66.38 - 206.43|
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The technology sector once again finds itself at the center of US/China trade tensions. The PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (XSOX) is lower by nearly 11% over the past week, including a 4.32% decline on Monday. The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics group recently forecast a 12% decline in chip sales, which only be partially offset by a 5% increase next year.
The semiconductor industry industry is in play after chipmaker AMD reported its second-quarter earnings results on Thursday. While the company was able to be on par with analyst estimates for earnings per share and beat revenue expectations, revenue was actually down 13 percent compared to the same quarter last year. For the bears, this could put the Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X ETF (SOXS) in play.
We have highlighted five leveraged/inverse products that have gained in double digits in the past month though these involve a great deal of risk when compared to traditional products.
The Wall Street logged in the strongest performance in more than a decade for the first half of the year. We have highlighted nine leveraged equity ETFs that piled up more than 60% returns in the first half.
Trump adds more Chinese tech entities to the Entity List. This puts spotlight on major U.S. chip suppliers to these entities and the impact on the ETFs holding them.
Semiconductor stocks and the related exchange-traded funds have been front and center amid the US/China trade controversy. Month-to-date, chip stocks are rebounding with the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index up 6.7% through June 12, though that trails the Nasdaq-100 Index by 50 basis points. The still-modest recovery in semiconductor stocks is proving to be enough to lure aggressive traders to the Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X Shares (NYSE: SOXL).
Semiconductors have taken a 12 percent hit thus far in May after leading the rebound following 2018's fourth-quarter sell-off debacle. According to TradingAnalysis.com founder Todd Gordon, the chips might be down, but it's an opportune time to buy the dip. “The semis have led us on the way down,” said Gordon.
For the past month, leveraged exchange-traded fund (ETF) traders have been feasting off opportunities in gold, biotech, large caps, and semiconductors as the U.S.-China trade deal went awry. The flight ...
Post U.S. blacklist, Google denied Huawei access to certain updates to the Android system. Here, we study the impact of the ban on some semiconductor ETFs with exposure to Huawei's key U.S. suppliers.
It is an observable fact that the summer months are the lightest on Wall Street in terms of trading volume. Why this occurs is anybody’s guess, though the common thinking is that many retail investors simply take a break from the markets in the summer. Whatever reason you want to ascribe to the quieter summer, it does have implications for the active traders who stay with the market, according to Sylvia Jablonski, managing director of leveraged ETF provider Direxion.
Leveraged and inverse products have given investors access to an investment space that was typically relegated to only high-net worth individuals or institutions. With the transparency and liquidity of ...
As the first quarter of 2019 has come to a close, these 10 ETFs and ETNs have led this investment category in gains for the first three months of this year. As you can see from the list, exchange traded products tied to the price of oil were among the top performers, as crude prices surged on production cuts.
Semiconductor stocks and related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are among the star performers in the first quarter. The widely followed PHLX Semiconductor Index is higher by 22.11 percent and chip stocks ...
Semiconductors are riding high on a positive spate of earnings reports, but Intel's miss on revenue and a weak guidance following the close of Thursday's session could prop up the Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X ETF (SOXS) . Conversely, this could spell bad news for the Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X ETF (SOXL), which soared 17 percent. Intel shares fell as much as 8 percent after the chipmaker reported lower-than-expected revenue for the fiscal fourth quarter.
The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) and iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) , two of the most widely followed semiconductor exchange traded funds, are among the technology ETFs that ended 2018 in a downward spiral. Following a fourth-quarter loss of more than 15%, SOXX finished 2018 lower by more than 8% while SMH finished last year lower by 11.21% following a fourth-quarter loss of nearly 18%. There are some risks to consider with semiconductor stocks and ETFs.
Chip stocks are the big winners on the U.S.-China trade truce. In particular, AMD, Skyworks, Nvidia, Micron, Broadcom, are all in the green. Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre breaks it down with Seana Smith.