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Are Insurance ETFs Worth A Look?

March 16th, 2014

insuranceTaking many investors and analysts by surprise, interest rates in the U.S. have moved southward this year despite the initiation of QE taper. Persistently soft job growth, housing start as well as the fear Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWI, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

ETFs To Profit From The Hot Insurance Industry

February 10th, 2014

insuranceAs the Federal Reserve is not expected to stop its economic hand-holding anytime soon, the prolonged low-interest rate environment will continue to hurt the rate-sensitive part of insurers’ business models. However, continued efforts to transform the business model Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWI, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

Best and Worst ETFs In The Financial Sector

January 21st, 2014

financial banksDavid Trainer: The Financials sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 45 ETFs and 224 mutual funds Read more…

NYSE:FNIO, NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

Top Ranked Insurance ETF In Focus

January 14th, 2014

insuranceThe financial sector gathered strength last year and turned out to be the market’s leading segment. Banks are trying to reclaim their past glory, leaving in the past a disgraceful series of hedging losses and scandals. The uptrend in long-term interest rates Read more…

NYSE:KIE

3 Sector ETFs That Should Outperform In 2014

December 20th, 2013

etfsNeena Mishra: The Fed finally decided to reduce its monthly bond purchases by $10 billion and the stock market reacted positively to the news as the move was made “in the light of improvement in the economic activity and labor marker conditions”. Read more…

NYSE:KIE, NYSE:PRN, NYSE:VGT

Rising Interest Rate Environment Bullish For Insurance ETFs

December 18th, 2013

insuranceWith QE3 tapering on the table and an improving economic scenario, the insurance industry is performing remarkably well compared to other corners of the financial space. The segment is expected to be the clear beneficiary of a rising interest rate environment. Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWI, NYSE:KIE, NYSE:XLF

A Quick Guide To Investing In Insurance ETFs

September 30th, 2013

insuranceWith QE3 tapering off the table for the time being, the insurance industry – a likely beneficiary of a rising interest rate environment – could see a down phase in the near term as investors foresee a set back in its progression. But the strength that the industry Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWI, NYSE:KIE

These Overlooked Insurance Sector ETFs Could Offer Stellar Returns

July 22nd, 2013

insuranceEarnings season so far has been pretty lukewarm to put it mildly. Many key companies such as Coca-Cola, Google, Microsoft, as well as other big names, have missed on earnings or sales, with more than a few warnings about coming quarters too. Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KIE

Trouble Ahead for Insurance Stocks

July 9th, 2013

troubleShares of property and casualty insurance stocks have been under pressure for the last few weeks. The industry is in the early stages of what could be a significant decline, following an extended period Read more…

NYSE:KIE, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLU

Insurance Stock ETFs For Higher Interest Rates

July 8th, 2013

ratesETF Base: The market has its eyes on Bernanke’s “tapering” of quantitative easing. Should the Fed taper its bond buying, rates will inevitably head higher as the supply of dollars chasing fixed-income investments will dwindle, forcing rates Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

Banking On The S&P Insurance Select Index

May 9th, 2013

insuranceRudy Martin: Quick — name an insurance company that needed a government bailout during the 2008-’09 financial collapse. Read more…

NYSE:KIE

5 Insurance ETFs To Protect Your Portfolio

October 30th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Leading up to the Q3 earnings season, investors were quite uncertain about the direction of American stocks to close out the year. A great deal of worry is certainly Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KBWI, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE, NYSE:PIC

Insurance ETFs: No Rebound In 2012? (KIE, PIC, IAK, HIG, LNC, MET, PGR, CNA, PRU)

April 16th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Fiscal 2011 was a year of series of natural disasters and economic uncertainty which impacted the U.S economy as a whole and insurance industry was not any exception. In order to tackle Read more…

NYSE:IAK, NYSE:KIE, NYSE:PIC

The Financial Sectors Vital Role To Bull Markets (XLF, KBE, KIE, KRE, BAC, JPM, C, WFC)

April 9th, 2012

Jonathan Butz: There’s never been a bull market in history without the financial sector playing a role. After middling performance over the last year, the financial sector has posted impressive year-to-date gains which has coincided with a bullish market over the past few months. While the S&P 500 is up a little Read more…

NYSE:KBE, NYSE:KIE, NYSE:KRE, NYSE:XLF

State Street To Change The Indexes For Five Of Their SPDR Funds Monday October 24th

October 21st, 2011

Each of the five SPDR KBW ETFs listed below will change its benchmark index to an S&P Financial Select Industry Index effective before the opening of business on Monday, October 24, 2011. Therefore, the index changes will be implemented at the close of business on Friday, October 21, 2011. In order to effectuate an orderly change of portfolio securities held by Read more…

NYSE:KBE, NYSE:KCE, NYSE:KIE, NYSE:KME, NYSE:KRE




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