Sunday, December 27, 2009

6 SPDRs You Should NOT Be Afraid Of!

6 SPDRs You Should NOT Be Afraid Of!

I use and follow these specific sector ETF SPDR’s when trading and investing.

Financials SPDR(XLF)
A wide array of diversified financial service firms are featured in this sector with business lines ranging from investment management to commercial and investment banking. Among the companies included in the Index are JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and BankAmerica Corp.

Energy SPDR(XLE)
Energy companies in this Index primarily develop and produce crude oil and natural gas, and provide drilling and other energy-related services. Leaders in the group include ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp, and ConocoPhillips.

Health Care SPDR(XLV)
Companies in this sector primarily include health care equipment and supplies, health care providers and services, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals industries. Pfizer Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and Abbott Labs are included in this sector’s mix.

Technology SPDR(XLK)
Stocks primarily covering products developed by internet software and service companies, IT consulting services, semiconductor equipment and products, computers and peripherals, diversified telecommunication services and wireless telecommunication services are included in this Index. Components include Microsoft Corp., AT&T, International Business Machines Corp., and Cisco.

Utilities SPDR(XLU)
The Utilities Index primarily provides companies involved in water and electrical power and natural gas distribution industries. The component companies include Excelon Corp., Southern Co., and Dominion Resources Inc.

Consumer Discretionary SPDR(XLY)
Industries such as automobiles and components, consumer durables, apparel, hotels, restaurants, leisure, media, and retailing are primarily represented in this group. The Index includes McDonald’s, Walt Disney Co., and Comcast.

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