|Bid||187.7300 x 1200|
|Ask||187.8000 x 1300|
|Day's Range||187.1200 - 188.1800|
|52 Week Range||143.3500 - 188.4300|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.43%|
The shining outlook for the best performing sector of 2018 — technology — is seeing no signs of dimming. Buoyed by encouraging industry fundamentals, including a rising interest rate scenario and solid demand for cutting-edge technology as well as surging FANG stocks, the sector continues to retain its top spot.Source: Investment Zen via Flickr (Modified)
The upbeat data on personal computer shipments, which have been feeble over the past several years, have bolstered investors' confidence in the sector.
If not those two specific stocks, a sector-based ETF like the iShares Dow Jones US Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:IYW) could be similarly savvy, risk-adjusted pick. It’s up 14%, as technology stocks have led the way this year in terms of sector-based performance. With that being the case, we’d all be wise to make a point of scooping up stocks from the financial sector.
As investors move toward the late innings of the economic cycle, it’s worth considering a handful of sector ETFs. Money managers are increasingly growing nervous over an upcoming recession amid higher ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average got a boost in the second half of Tuesday’s trading session, jumping by over 100 points with Apple stock (NASDAQ: AAPL) leading the way, which climbed over 2 percent. Three ...
A push for advancement in artificial intelligence continues as Microsoft announced today that it would acquire startup company Bonsai, which creates software focused on reinforcement learning–a trial and ...
Some market observers believe the technology sector is not as richly valued as previously thought and that the soaring sector may actually be offering some reasonable valuations. Importantly, the growth factor has been trouncing its value counterpart for a while now, indicating investors are being rewarded for taking on supposedly higher valuations, but tech may not be all that expensive. “While technology stocks are having another stellar year in an otherwise languid market, their outperformance has been driven primarily through stellar earnings, not obscene multiple expansion,” said BlackRock in a recent note.
After stumbling earlier this year, the S&P 500 is back on track towards its record highs, with technology stocks and tech ETFs leading the charge. The technology sector is this year’s best performer of ...
With the official start of summer still two weeks away, technology ETFs are already facing the heat and bugs—in particular, a Facebook bug that inadvertently made private posts public, affecting about ...
U.S. President Donald Trump managed to deal another blow to the markets by deciding to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, best known as the “Iran deal”, causing oil to spike to levels not seen in more than three years.
The economy and markets are still on a bullish path but the road may be bumpy in the near-term. Consequently, ETF investors will have to take a more targeted approach to navigate the path ahead. “We see ...
Global tech stocks—stars of the post-crisis bull market—stumbled in recent weeks. Worries that trade tensions and regulatory scrutiny could dent profitability have shaken confidence. We believe recent weakness reflects rising risks but is not a tech ...
The technology sector has been the investors’ darling in the nine-year bull market. But a slew of negative news from some of the key companies in the space have led to a huge decline in large-capitalization technology and Internet stocks, taking away the sheen from the sector.Source: Shutterstock
Investors who are overweight U.S. equity market exposure may want to consider a sector rotation strategy that favors financials and technology sector ETFs in the rising interest rate environment ahead. ...
The iShares U.S. Technology ETF (NYSEArca: IYW) is one of the bellwether technology exchange traded funds and is higher by about 11% year-to-date. Some market observers believe technology, the largest ...
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