Top Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now

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Total unfunded liabilities in state and local pensions have roughly quintupled in the last decade.

You read that right—not doubled, tripled, or quadrupled—quintupled. That’s nice when it happens on a slot machine, not so nice when it’s money you owe.

You will also notice in the chart that much of that change happened in 2008.

Why was that?

That’s when the Fed took interest rates down to nearly zero, meaning it suddenly took more cash to fund future payments.

According to a 2014 Pew study, only 15 states follow policies that have funded at least 100% of their pension needs. And that estimate is based on the aggressive assumptions of pension funds that they will get their predicted rate of returns (the “discount rate”).

Top Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI)

Advisors’ Opinion:

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    More importantly, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE:XBI) has proven resilient during the volatility spike and selloff.

    In fact, XBI never closed significantly below its 50-day moving average as investors dumped stocks. That turned out to be a huge tell…

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Investors purchased shares of SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEARCA:XBI) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $147.17 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $108.17 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $39.00 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, SPDR S&P Biotech ETF had the 22nd highest net in-flow for the day. SPDR S&P Biotech ETF traded down ($2.97) for the day and closed at $85.44

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    More importantly, the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE:XBI) has proven resilient during the volatility spike and selloff.

    In fact, XBI never closed significantly below its 50-day moving average as investors dumped stocks last week.

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    Remember the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSE:XBI) chart I showed you Friday? Take a look at this ETF bouncing off its 50-day moving average one more time:

  • [By Joe Tenebruso]

    In this regard, two biotech ETFs — the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:IBB) and the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (NYSEMKT:XBI) — stand out among the rest as particularly strong investment options. Read on to learn more about them.

Top Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Simpson Manufacturing Company Inc.(SSD)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Northern Trust Corp lowered its stake in shares of Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE:SSD) by 0.1% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 1,268,384 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 968 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in Simpson Manufacturing were worth $73,047,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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  • [By Stephan Byrd]

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Top Heal Care Stocks To Watch Right Now: Lifetime Brands Inc.(LCUT)

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Logan Wallace]

    Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and risk.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Headlines about Lifetime Brands (NASDAQ:LCUT) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lifetime Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 49.3717790934575 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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