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David Fry writes a subscription newsletter focused on technical analysis of exchange-traded funds, called ETF Digest (www.etfdigest.com). Dave founded the ETF Digest in 2001 and was among the very first to see the need for a publication that provided individual investors with information and... More
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  • TOP 10 CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY ETFs 0 comments
    Feb 6, 2012 1:32 PM | about stocks: PSCD, RCD, PMR, RTH, RXI, IYC, FXD, VCR, XRT, XLY

    The consumer sector overall is said to comprise nearly two thirds of U.S. GDP growth. For that reason alone focusing on the conditions of this sector is important for all investors. The list of ETFs available is growing and the indexes they're related to can be quite different one to the next. Some issues are new and have yet to gain wide support despite being well structured with a linked index and low fees.

    One strange thing you might discover is some popular ETFs have holdings and weightings which are surprising and not intuitive despite good looking charts. For many investors, knowing what you own or wish to own is important. Retail and related consumer issues (excluding Consumer Staples) can offer dramatic examples of what's under the hood and perhaps offer some surprises.

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    Stocks: PSCD, RCD, PMR, RTH, RXI, IYC, FXD, VCR, XRT, XLY
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