Investment from 7,100 USD
Companies (over 50) from the following sectors of the economy are included in the US Health Care Select Sector Index: pharmaceuticals (38.32%), biotechnology (21.83%), health services (18.75%), equipment for the health sector (16.30%), services and equipment for health research (4.11%), technology companies in the health sector, including , software, electronics, etc. (0.68%). Growth Factors · The US health sector is the largest of its kind in the world with the country top of the list in terms of spending on medicine throughout the world. According to Bloomberg, spending on health for the average American in 2015 was 9,146 USD. The increasing share of state expenditure on health as part of the country’s GDP will stimulate a growth in companies’ share price within this sector. In particular, the Obamacare program and others will facilitate an increase of citizens into the system of medical insurance, thereby stimulating a growth in income for pharmaceutical companies. According to forecasts from The Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the share of government expenditure in key US health programs will gradually rise to 6% of GDP by 2020. · The continued high merger and takeover activity in the health sector will facilitate a rise in company share prices within the sector. According to data from the IMAA (Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances), the number and volume of mergers and takeovers of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies continues to gradually increase: in 2001 there were around 600, totaling 75 billion USD, in 2013 there were 910 with a total of 150 billion spent and in 2015 this rose to 1,100 deals totaling 500 billion USD.
Expected yield is calculated according to 95% capital protection and the price of the base asset at expiry, equal to 116 USD.
The ETF (Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund) share price for The Health Care Select Sector Index has left the Ichimoku cloud upwards and continues to be close to the lower limit of the upward, long-term trend channel. The price has broken upwards through the 50, 100 and 200 daily moving averages. The significant technical levels are 77.16, 72.86, 68.61, 67.26, 64.03 and 60.27.Invest
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