June 24, 2013 at 04:00 AM EDT
ETFdb Weekly Watchlist: XRT, ITB, EWC Hinge On Consumer, Housing and Canadian GDP Data
Wall Street was in for several volatile sessions last week, as investors digested the latest commentary from the FOMC meeting. Though Bernanke gave a rather optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy, the chairman announced that the Fed will continue its $85 billion-per-month bond-buying program for now, but that a tapering could be seen sometime later this year. This week, investors will once again see many economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also The Cheapest ETF for Every Investment Objective]: 1. SPDR S&P Retail ETF Why XRT Will Be In Focus: This ETF tracks an index that is comprised of the roughly 100 U.S.-listed, publicly-traded retail companies, a targeted sub-sector of the consumer discretionary space. Investors should keep a close eye on XRT on Tuesday as the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index is reported. Analysts are expecting the metric to decrease [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: XRT, XHB, EWC ETF Insider: Bears Are Lurking ETF Insider: Bulls Look To Data Before Resuming Rally ETF Insider: Beware Of Bargain Shopping ETF Insider: Bears Are Lurking Around The Corner
Wall Street was in for several volatile sessions last week, as investors digested the latest commentary from the FOMC meeting. Though Bernanke gave a rather optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy, the chairman announced that the Fed will continue its $85 billion-per-month bond-buying program for now, but that a tapering could be seen sometime later this year. This week, investors will once again see many economic reports. Below, we outline three ETFs that should see a fair amount of activity during the week ahead [see also The Cheapest ETF for Every Investment Objective]: 1. SPDR S&P Retail ETF Why XRT Will Be In Focus: This ETF tracks an index that is comprised of the roughly 100 U.S.-listed, publicly-traded retail companies, a targeted sub-sector of the consumer discretionary space. Investors should keep a close eye on XRT on Tuesday as the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index is reported. Analysts are expecting the metric to decrease [...]

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