Two instruments that have been notably affected by the focus on interest rates: XLU and IYR. XLU [$XLU] is an SPDR Sector Select ETF that tracks the utilities sector. IYR [$IYR] is an iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate ETF. XLU is a …
The utilities (XLU) sector is most in the green, and the energy (XLE) sector is most in the red. Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre joins us live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to talk markets. To discuss the other big stories of …
Combined, SCG and AES make up approximately 2.0% of the underlying holdings of XLU. Comparing these stocks and ETFs on a trailing twelve month basis, below is a relative stock price performance chart, with each of the symbols …
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When you consider that the average stock market return was approximately 9.4% from 1899 – 2012, you can see that XLU is running on steroids. When we scale down to the Daily XLU chart you’ll notice that the Volume is picking up on the …
The utilities (XLU) sector is the only sector in the green, while the energy (XLE) sector is most in the red. Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins us live from …
ETFs to Tap the Sector The defensive nature of utilities insulates the related ETFs from market turbulence (see all utility ETFs here). Below we have focused on ETFs with holdings from the utility sector that have a U.S. bias. Utilities Select …
Combined, PCG and PEG make up approximately 7.7% of the underlying holdings of XLU. The next best performing sector is ... below is a relative stock price performance chart, with each of the symbols shown in a different color as labeled in …
Thus, it’s no surprise that the XLU has returned nearly 15% YTD and yields a fine 3.27%. It’s a great place to stash your money and even invest for the long term. If you are seeking higher yields in ETFs, then the iShares US Preferred Stock …
Safer cash equivalents yield as much as 2% and have been attracting assets away from higher yielding stock ETFs like XLP and XLU. On a longer-term time horizon, commodities are more attractive than stocks. While one should not …