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- "Warehouses over townhouses" is one of BAML's ten themes for 2014 - highlighting a potential shift away from consumer-driven stocks to industrial and commercial names.
- "If revenue growth continues to accelerate as we expect, corporations are likely to invest in their businesses by spending some of the cash accumulated on their balance sheets. This capex cycle, combined with improving global economic growth, is likely to benefit stocks in more industrial and cyclical parts of the economy over those that are more dependent on the consumer. In our view, this has already started, but probably is in its early stages."
- An attached chart shows this outperformance beginning to creep in in Q3.
- If the thesis is correct, investors may want to be sellers of Consumer Discretionary (XLY), Health Care (XLV), and Financials (XLF), and buyers of Tech (XLK), Energy (XLE), Industrials (XLI), and Materials (XLB).
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Thursday, Jul 254:46 PMDirexion sets splits on 9 of its leveraged funds after big moves made the shares too expensive or (more frequently) sent them too close to $0. The Gold Miners Bull 3x ETF (NUGT) is up for its 2nd reverse split of the year, 1:10 this time after going 1:5 in April Other reverse splits: S&P 500 Bear 3x (SPXS) 1:5, India Bull 3x (INDL) 1:4, Real Estate Bear 3x (DRV) 1:4, Semiconductor Bear 3x (SOXS) 1:4, Developed Markets Bear 3x (DPK) 1:4, Natural Gas Related Bear 3x (GASX) 1:4. Regular splits: Gold Miners Bear 3x (DUST) 2:1, Healthcare Bull 3x (CURE) 2:1. |Thursday, Jul 254:46 PM| Comment!
Tuesday, Jul 211:07 AMGE's (GE -0.7%) healthcare unit released secondary research findings today, indicating that bad habits and lifestyle choices are contributing approximately $33.9M annually to costs related to cancer. Furthermore, the same research revealed that by reducing bad habits, global healthcare systems could potentially save $25B each year. |Tuesday, Jul 211:07 AM| 4 Comments
Monday, May 61:36 PMMerck (MRK -1.3%) gets no love today from the FDA's approval of Liptruxet late Friday, as the stock is likely dragged down with the rest of the big pharma names on the back of a CNBC report that criticizes their earnings so far. The article points to the fact that pharmaceutical companies have seen a 4.7% contraction in earnings, and a 3.2% drop in revenue this quarter. Why? Morningstar's Damien Cover says there are two primary reasons: FX impact, especially from the yen, and intensified generic competition from patent losses. |Monday, May 61:36 PM| Comment!
Wednesday, Jun 272012, 3:05 PMHave a hankering to play the Obamacare ruling? It's risky, but if you must, here are a couple non-levered long-only ETF's ideas that traders are currently focused on: The Health Care Select Sector SPDR (XLV +1.1%) and the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Medical Devices Index Fund (IHI +1.6%). For the aggressive type, there are levered ETF's like: ProShares Ultra Health Care ETF (RXL +2.4%), or the Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares (CURE +4.5%). The tools are out there, how you use them is all up to you. |Wednesday, Jun 272012, 3:05 PM| Comment!