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Materials Sector

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

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh 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 11 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 22nd, 2014.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks seventh 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 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of October 10, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth 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 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of July 9, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task as there are more and more to choose from every day.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth 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 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 18, 2013.

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Danger Zone 3/11/2013: Praxair Inc. (PX)

Danger Zone 3/11/2013: Praxair Inc. (PX)

Praxair Inc. (PX) is in the Danger Zone this week. Another example of the high-low fallacy masking overpayment for cash flows with rising EPS.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth 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 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of January 25th, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

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Why are there so many ETFs? The answer is: because ETF providers are making lots of money selling them. The number of ETFs has little to do with serving investors’ best interests. Here are three red flags investors can use to avoid the worst ETFs…

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world where a new ETF seems to be born every 10 seconds.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth 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 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of October 9, 2012.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks sixth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 11 ETFs and 11 mutual funds in the Materials sector as of April 16, 2012.

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Best and Worst Funds: Materials Sector

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The Materials sector ranks fifth out of the ten major sectors as detailed in our sector roadmap. It gets my Neutral rating, which, like my fund ratings, is based on aggre­ga­tion of stock rat­ings for each of about 150 companies in the sector.

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Sector Roadmap For Best and Worst Funds

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For those investors interested in rigorous research, I offer my roadmap to the best stocks and funds in the market by sector. The full sector roadmap is here.

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Bad and Ugly Materials Sector ETFs

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We recommend investors avoid all materials sector ETFs. We found no ETFs in the materials sector that offer investors attractive investment merit and acceptable structural integrity. We rate the investment merit of the top-6 materials sector ETFs.

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