Sector Mutual Funds

    

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Sector Funds

Sector funds are mutual funds that focus their equity investments within a specific sector or industry of the economy. Several investment companies such as Fidelity Investments, ICON Funds, ProFunds, Rydex Investments, and Vanguard Group offer sector- and industry-specific mutual funds. Some sector funds cover broad sectors, such as information technology or health care. Fidelity Select Technology (Nasdaq: FSPTX)… Read More »

Sector Mutual Funds: How to Pick Winning Sector Funds and Avoid Losers

[insert_php]include (get_stylesheet_directory().’/alphaprofitconstants.php’);[/insert_php] If you are looking to earn great returns from the stock market sector mutual funds are right up your alley. Sophisticated investors recognize the potential sector mutual funds offer and know how to make such funds work for them. You can consistently beat the market by investing in the right sector mutual fund at the right… Read More »

Fidelity Real Estate and Real Estate ETF Outlook

Investments in the real estate group have not been following the broad stock market in recent months. They have been taking their cue from bonds instead. The broad market sold off in January on concerns of slowing global growth. As bond yields fell, shares of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) rose. Growth concerns eased in February. Stocks recouped… Read More »

Using Sector Funds to Construct Diversified Mutual Fund Portfolios

High-potential diversified portfolios can be constructed by dividing assets among a group of sector funds. This approach gives the investor flexibility to over-weight or under-weight certain sectors versus broadly diversified indexes. Sector funds are too risky.’ ‘I doubled my money with Fidelity Select Technology in 12 months!’ ‘Avoid sector funds.’ If all of this sounds confusing, you are… Read More »

Sector Investing: Sector Funds and Sector Rotation

Sector investing harnesses the potential of sector funds through sector rotation to create wealth. Sector funds focus their equity investments within a specific sector or industry of the economy. Stock prices of companies within a sector or industry move together due to causal factors. Examples of such factors include introduction of new technologies or products, changes in consumer… Read More »

Sector Rotation: Increase Your Sector Selection Success by 75%

The first half of 2009 has been tough on most momentum-based strategies. After declining 11.0% in the first quarter, the broad market turned around and staged a roaring rally. The S&P 500 is now up 15.7% for the second quarter. The snap in performance between the first and second quarters is even more striking at a sector level.… Read More »

Sector ETFs vs. Sector Mutual Funds – The Battle of the Behemoths

Mutual fund titans Vanguard and Fidelity are taking different approaches to compete against sector ETFs. The allure of low expense ratios, better transparency, and ready liquidity has made exchange-traded funds (ETFs) a popular investment vehicle. The robust returns earned off-late by energy and other commodity ETFs have resulted in money gravitating towards such ETFs. The Energy Select Sector… Read More »

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