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Will Better Weather Improve Profits for U.S. Banks?

February 27th, 2014

weathermanIt’s the weather. Whenever a weaker-than-expected economic report is released for a cold month, pundits always blame the weather. It’s become a Read more…


America’s Shrinking Deficit: Get Positioned For The Taper

August 14th, 2013

Ben_BernankeETF Base:  The Fed’s bond buying spree is the largest central bank action ever. Its reversal, and eventual exit, will be even bigger. Read more…


3 Regional Bank ETFs Poised To Outperform In 2013

July 29th, 2013

bankAs expected, this earnings season has been pretty underwhelming. Companies in a number of sectors have posted sluggish quarters, failing to beat analyst estimates, or suggesting that future quarters will not be as robust. Read more…


Consumers Face Difficult Summer, But ETF Profit Opportunities Are Plentiful

July 17th, 2013

opportunityDavid Fabian: Welcome to the summer of 2013 – where the majority of the country is embroiled in rising temperatures, rising oil prices, and rising interest rates. This three-pronged attack may ultimately start to cool down the white hot stock Read more…


Are Banks and Housing About to Get Crushed by Rising Rates?

July 12th, 2013

banksThe evidence is everywhere: mortgage rates are at a two-year high, applications have fallen for four straight weeks after climbing for more than a year, and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says he would have to “push back” if the impact of Read more…


The Banks Are Firmly Higher After Some Early Indecision

July 12th, 2013

sandpS&P futures are basically flat this morning and the focus from traders this morning is on the banks after earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). The banks delivered solid reports this Read more…


S&P 500 Index: Stock Bulls Face Key Tests This Week

July 1st, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: Stocks rallied to kick-off the holiday-shortened week on better than expected economic news. From Bloomberg: Read more…


SPDR KBW Bank ETF (KBE) Continues To Show Great Relative Strength

June 27th, 2013

sellbuyStocks rallied for the second straight day on lighter volume, with most averages closing up near 1.0% on the session. The small-cap Russell 2000 was a noticeable laggard, gaining only 0.3%; however, it was the first major index to recently test support Read more…


Two Banking ETFs Looking For More Gains In Q2

March 29th, 2013

bankThe broad U.S. benchmarks are now at all-time highs, buoyed by improving economic fundamentals and a loose monetary policy. As such, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), tracking the broad S&P 500 index, is up 9.3% year-to-date. Read more…


A Closer Look At These ETF Trades: iShares Dow Jones US Medical Devices, SPDR KBW Bank

March 5th, 2013

sellbuyFor the second day in a row, the main stock market indexes recovered from early weakness and closed near their highs of the day. However, as with the previous day’s action, volume once again played spoiler, as turnover decreased on the NYSE and Nasdaq by 7%. Read more…


What’s Driving Bank ETFs Higher? SPDR KBW Bank, PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF

February 21st, 2013

bank1Eric Dutram: The financial sector which is said to be the leading indicator of the overall market trend has been lately exhibiting a bullish sentiment. In fact the recent rally in the equity market is mostly attributable to the performance of banking stocks. The possible driver of the strong performance Read more…


Potential Swing Trades In The SPDR KBW Bank ETF and The iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index

February 21st, 2013

sellbuyStocks suffered their first substantial round of losses in weeks yesterday, as a negative reaction to the Fed’s last policy meeting gave traders a good excuse to sell and lock in profits from the current uptrend. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite declined 1.2% and 1.5% respectively. Blue chips held up the best, as the Dow Read more…


Swing Trade Buy Signal In The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE)

January 17th, 2013

sellbuyThe weekly chart of the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEARCA:KBE) shows a tightening of the price action since March of last year. As shown on the weekly chart below, notice how the distance from each “swing high” to “swing low” has tightened up. This is the type of price action we look for in all bullish consolidation patterns Read more…


ETFs To Make 20% No Matter What The Fiscal Cliff Decision Is? (NYSEArca:XHB, NYSE:HD, NASDAQ:IBB, NYSEArca:KBE, NYSE:BAC)

December 31st, 2012

Warren Financial Service CIO Randy Warren on why investors should consider ETFs for their portfolios in the year ahead. Randy offers up three plays that he says could yield you 20% no matter what Read more…


Bank ETFs Rocket In 2012 but The Rally Isn’t Over

November 19th, 2012

ETF Base: Investors in banking stocks made out like bandits in 2012 despite worries of a European meltdown, slowly-improving housing market, new regulations, and falling net interest margin. Read more…


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