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ProShares Adds New 3x Leveraged Financials ETFs (FINU, FINZ, IYF, FAS, FAZ)

July 17th, 2012

Michael Johnston: ProShares added a pair of products designed for investors looking to bet on the short term performance of the often volatile financial sector today. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:FINU, NYSE:FINZ, NYSE:IYF

Five Ways You May Be Using the Wrong ETF

June 14th, 2012

Matt Hougan, Index Universe president of ETF analytics, breaks down five ways to tell if you’re using the wrong exchange traded fund. Matt explains how to identify the ETF that gives you the best exposure to the sector you wish to invest in. He notes that Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:IYM, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:VB

Preferred Stock ETF Investing: A Complete Guide For Investors (CNPF, IPFF, PFF, PGF, PGX, PSK, VFH, IYF)

April 29th, 2012

Eric Dutram: The world thrives on innovation. With the growth and advent of technology, each day marks new developments and creates something useful for mankind. Talking about innovation and Read more…

NYSE:CNPF, NYSE:IPFF, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:PFF, NYSE:PGF, NYSE:PGX, NYSE:PSK, NYSE:VFH

The Durbin Amendment: Banks and ETFs To Watch (FPX, KBE, IYF, WFC, BAC, USB, FITB, V, MA)

June 22nd, 2011

Kevin Grewal:  The Durbin Amendment seeks to reduce credit and debit card networks from imposing anti-competitive restrictions and high transaction fees on small businesses, merchants and government agencies and could provide positive support for some large-cap and regional Read more…

NYSE:FPX, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:KBE

Wagner Daily: Respect The Trend But Watch For Signals (IYF, TUR, DBB, EEV, EIDO, IWM, QQQ, DIA, SPY)

June 13th, 2011

Stocks fell hard on Friday closing at both the session and weekly lows. The market fell under severe selling pressure for most of the day before showing some signs of life at 2:00 pm. However, the Read more…

NYSE:DBB, NYSE:EEV, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:TUR

Financials Consolidate Their Position Among Top Trending ETFs (FAS, IYG, RKH, UYG, VFH, XLF, IYF)

January 7th, 2011

Back on December 11 I wrote that, to my surprise, the financial sector seemed to be staging a real comeback. At that time I pointed out that the ETF Trend Performance Report indicated that a Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:IYG, NYSE:RKH, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

3 ETFs Influenced By The Fed’s New Round Of Stress Tests (XLF, IYF, VFH, C, BAC, WFC, JPM)

November 17th, 2010

In an attempt to ensure that US financial institutions are financially stable, the Federal Reserve recently announced a new round of stress tests, influencing the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund Read more…

NYSE:IYF, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

Financial ETFs May Be Hit By Slim Bank Profits (XLF, IYF, VFH, KBE, JPM, WFC, BAC)

October 15th, 2010

Nearly two years after the unfolding of the global financial crisis, U.S. financial companies are struggling to grow revenue streams and are witnessing increased operating costs, resulting in Read more…

NYSE:IYF, NYSE:KBE, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

Getting The Most Of Your Bet On Financials With These ETFs (FAZ, FAS, SKF, SEF, XLF, VFH, IYF, UYG)

September 8th, 2010

“Leverage can do remarkable things. With enough leverage, a 20% return can be transmuted into 100%. Of course, in the math world whatever is given can also be taken away. Plenty of investors Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:SEF, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

How Will Financial ETFs Fair With BofA’s Accounting Tricks? (KBE, XLF, FAZ, FAS, IYF, VFH, SKF, UYG, BAC)

July 18th, 2010

“The implications from the WSJ article are that ‘banks are carrying more risk most of the time than their investors or customers can easily see.’ When it comes time to reporting quarterly earnings Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:KBE, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

New Bank Rules Will Be Felt By Financial ETFs (XLF, IYF, VFH)

May 24th, 2010

“Both the U.S. House and Senate recently passed sweeping financial overhauls which include more stringent rules on lending, increased debt-to-capital ratios on large financial institutions and Read more…

NYSE:IYF, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

Citigroup (C) and Bank Reform Add To Downside In The Financial ETF (XLF)

May 20th, 2010

“Citigroup (NYSE:C) was among the losers of the financial sector Thursday, following the broader market indices lower as the S&P 500 approached correction territory. Citigroup (NYSE:C) shares Read more…

NYSE:IYF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Financial ETFs Still Face Major Hurdles From An Overvalued Housing Market (XLF, IYF, IYR)

May 19th, 2010

“A 2008 study from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated taxpayer losses from the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailouts to reach $25 billion. This month, the Associated Press Read more…

NYSE:IYF, NYSE:IYR, NYSE:XLF

Sector Wrap: Pharmaceuticals, Financials, REITs

March 18th, 2010

It was announced that Ratiopharm had accepted a bid from Teva for about $5 billion. The combined company will have a strong presence in Europe as Ratiopharm is the #2 generic drug maker in Germany. Despite the positive news Read more…

NASDAQ:IBB, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:IYR

ETFs Grind Higher On Low Volume In The Markets

March 12th, 2010

Markets continue to grind higher since our “buy” signal in late February and our Exchange Traded Funds continue logging steady gains.  Volume remains low and today we closed right at the yearly Read more…

NYSE:EWW, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:IYF, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLI, NYSE:XLY




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