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Factoid of the Day Thursday, January 18, 2018
Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled a record high $37.69 billion in November, up 21.5% from the $31.02 billion sold in November 2016 and up 1.6% from the $37.09 billion sold in October 2017, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). On a year-over-year basis, the percent change in region/country semiconductor sales were as follows (November): the Americas (40.2%); Europe (18.8%); China (18.5%); Asia Pacific/All Other (16.2%); and Japan (10.6%). Year-to-date through 1/17/18, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index posted a total return of 8.88%, compared to 6.40% for the S&P 500 Information Technology Index and 4.89% for the S&P 500 Index, according to Bloomberg.
 
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ETF Growth and Income, January 2018 1/18/2018
Inflation Hedge, 36 1/18/2018
Tax Exempt Municipal Income, 10–20 Year, 32 1/18/2018
Income Dividend Equity Allocation (IDEA), 15 1/19/2018
Sabrient Baker's Dozen, January 2018 1/19/2018
Strategic Income Advantage Select Closed-End, 72 1/19/2018
Technology Opportunity, 3 1/19/2018
Core Three Closed-End Allocation, 33 1/22/2018
Emerging Markets Strength, 39 1/22/2018
High Dividend Equity Opportunity, 3 1/22/2018
Interest Rate Hedge, 116 1/22/2018
Balanced Income Equity and ETF Opportunity, 3 1/23/2018
Tax Exempt Municipal Income, 300 1/23/2018
Capital Strength Buy-Write, 37 1/24/2018
Health Care Opportunity, 3 1/24/2018
Multi-Sector Income, 39 1/24/2018
Richard Bernstein Advisors Quality Income, 28 1/24/2018
Investment Grade Multi-Asset Income, 10-20 Year, 37 1/25/2018
Investment Grade Select Closed-End & ETF, 5 1/25/2018
Municipal Advantage Closed-End and ETF, 46 1/25/2018
Municipal Income and Dividend Growers, 13 1/25/2018
Balanced Income Select, 74 1/26/2018
Global Equity Income Closed-End, 58 1/26/2018
Dividend Strength, 39 1/30/2018
MLP Closed-End, 20 1/31/2018
Senior Loan and Dividend Growers, 17 2/1/2018
Equity Income Opportunity, 3 2/2/2018
Sabrient Dividend, 22 2/2/2018
Tactical Income, 51 2/5/2018
European Deep Value Dividend, 18 2/7/2018
Dow® Target 10, February 2018 2/12/2018
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