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Transportation ETFs Are On the Move

from ETF Trends July 11, 2017

According to ETF Trends, transportation stocks were expected to benefit from lower oil prices this year, but so far many in this industry group, “including railroads, have lagged broader equity benchmarks.” However, that could all change in the second half of the year, says ETF Trends. There is one industry subset that has already seen the benefits of fuel prices – airlines. In fact, the U.S. Global Jets ETF (NYSE: JETS), the lone ETF dedicated to airline stocks, was higher about 17 percent year-to-date, as of July 11.

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In addition to low oil prices, which are airlines largest input cost, ETF Trends writes that “the improving U.S. economy could encourage more business and leisure travel and airlines are generating impressive amounts of cash.” To read the full article, “Transportation ETFs are Delivering, Especially Airline ETF,” go to


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