Tag "xrt"

Retail Stocks Out Of Favor, But Patience Will Bring Winners

Retail Stocks / Sector (NYSEARCA:XRT) Underperforming The 52 week low list is littered with retail stocks.  We all know about Trump’s plans for border taxes, import taxes etc.  Clearly, this is hurting retail stocks until we have more clarity. Here’s a look at that list: My friend Becky Hiu has…

3 Sector ETFs With Great Weekly Trading Setups (XOP, XRT, XLY)

For those traders who prefer trading ETFs vs individual names what follows are a few weekly charts to consider. They are all sector ETFs and are based on a simple understanding of supply and demand, tracked via trend lines and boxes (i.e., support and resistance). NOTE: We use the WEEKLY…

Caution: XRT Underperformance Puts Retailers In Focus

There has been an interesting development in the S&P Retail Index (XRT) in recent weeks. Namely, it’s been severely underperforming the S&P 500. This is pretty important, because the XRT underperformance could be signaling a slowdown in consumer spending. And any slowdown in spending could effect far more than just…

Trading Ideas for the Week of January 7

By Alex Salomon Happy New Year to everyone!! It’s that time of the year when energy is flowing, so let’s take a look at some charts that appeal to me and offer up some ideas. Not advice, just sharing some trading ideas! Amazon.com (AMZN) The appeal is a break out above…