Your Portfolio is Calling: Do You Own These Telecom Stocks?

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The Telecom sector ranks fifth out of the 10 sectors in the first quarter of 2015 and receives our Neutral rating. The Telecom sector as a whole underperformed the S&P 500 in 2014, rising 4 % to the S&P 500’s 12%.

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True Fund Costs: Telecom Services Sector

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This report focuses on providing investors the true costs incurred when investing in Telecom Services ETFs and mutual funds.

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Stock Picking Grades for Telecom Services Sector Fund Managers

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This report shows how well Telecom Services ETFs and mutual fund managers pick stocks.

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Telecom Services Sector

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The Telecom Services sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.

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Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks fourth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 21 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of April 2, 2014.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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Check out my sector overview on Reuters Insider here. The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks third out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 21 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary…

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks third out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 17 ETFs and 21 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of October 4th, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Danger Zone 8/30/13: LinkedIn (LNKD)

LNKD continues our theme of hot stocks that have overshot their fair valuations. So far this year, LNKD is up 110% while the S&P 500 (SPY) is only up 15%. LNKD is a high-momentum stock in a popular sector, so investors are turning a blind eye to its competitive weaknesses and high valuation. Most people are aware that LNKD is expensive compared to its current earnings, but few people seem to aware of its off-balance sheet liabilities and the alarming level of profit growth implied by its stock price.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 17 ETFs and 27 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of July 9, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks fifth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 16 ETFs and 27 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of April 18, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 17 ETFs and 23 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of January 28th, 2013.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks seventh out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 17 ETFs and 27 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of October 10, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Discretionary Sector

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The Consumer Discretionary sector ranks 5th out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 27 mutual funds in the Consumer Discretionary sector as of April 16, 2012.

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Show Discretion When Choosing Consumer Discretionary Sector ETFs

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Retail HOLDRS (RTH) is our top pick for consumer discretionary sector ETFs.  RTH is one of 51 ETFs that gets an attractive-or-better rating. We rate the investment merit of the top six consumer discretionary sector ETFs based on our coverage of 471 stocks in this sector. Per our first-quarter-2011 review of U.S. Equity Sector ETFs,…

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