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ETFs to Play a Pop in Biotech M&A

Andrew Peters, an analyst at UBS, says that now might be a good time to load up on small- and mid-cap biotech names as big-caps circle their acquisition wagons...

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SBIO is One of Three ETFs with Bear Killing Magic

The time is ripe for these three biotechnology exchange-traded funds, which are posting robust double-digit gains while the broader markets falter...

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SBIO is a Top Performing ETF of 2015

What was the top-performing ETF of 2015? The answer might surprise you. After all the hoopla surrounding the bursting of China's stock market bubble only a few months ago, it's somewhat ironic that the No. 1-performing ETF on this list is a China fund....

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SBIO is an ETFs Outperformer with 20% Plus Gains Year to Date

It was a tough year for the U.S. markets as most of the major benchmarks are struggling to register healthy gains this year. Several concerns including sluggish global growth, a dramatic slide in oil prices and a stronger dollar continued to hurt the performances of the benchmarks throughout the year. Though many of the ETFs followed the overall trend of the market movement, some of them took recourse to an alternative path...

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SBIO is Top ETF in November

Finally, the U.S. stock market has entered into its strong stretch. Historically, the three months from November through January are the most successful in the stock markets. A consensus carried out from 1950 to 2013 has revealed that November has ended up offering positive returns in 43 years and negative returns in 22 years, with an average return of 1.37%, as per moneychimp.com...

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3 Reasons To Like This Small-Cap Biotech ETF

Sector-focused ETFs can be high-risk, high-reward plays. ALPS Medical Breakthroughs (SBIO) tanked 13% during the big August sell-off and has since re-bounded 6%. Broadly diversified peers saw smaller losses last month and are recovering nicely too. The risk-for-reward proposition is especially acute with biotechnology exchange traded funds and even more so for small-caps. SBIO, a smaller-cap biotech ETF, is the...

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