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A Quick Investor Guide To The Most Popular Leveraged ETFs [Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

leverage-decaySweta Killa: The U.S. bourses are once again hovering around their record highs irrespective of volatility and uncertainty. This trend is likely to continue at least in the short term since the looming rates hike is not expected anytime before late September
NYSE:FAS June 24, 2015 4:32pm

Bearish Signals For This Financial ETF? [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd, Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares]

financial banksRick Pendergraft: So far in the second quarter, the financial sector is the top performer among the 10 main sectors, at least according to the select sector SPDR ETFs.
NYSE:FAS June 18, 2015 3:20pm

Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have a larger share of the U.S. banking industry than they have ever had before.  So if having banks that were too big to fail was a "problem" back in 2008, what is it today?  As you will read about below, the total number of banks
NYSE:FAS December 3, 2013 6:47pm

The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

dollar etfThere is a reason why every fiat currency in the history of the world has eventually failed.  At some point, those issuing fiat currencies always find themselves giving in to the temptation to wildly print more money.  Sometimes, the motivation
NYSE:FAS September 23, 2013 12:10pm

Too Big To Fail Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) are now much, much larger than they were the last time they caused so much trouble.  The six largest banks in the United States have gotten 37 percent larger over the past five years.  Meanwhile, 1,400 smaller banks
NYSE:FAS September 20, 2013 2:19pm

Why Big Banks Will Get Crushed From Rising Interest Rates

bankMike Burnick: Stocks posted their biggest losses of the year last week, felled by rising interest rates and concern over the end of the Federal Reserve’s economic stimulus.
NYSE:FAS August 22, 2013 2:25pm

Why Further Gains Are Likely For The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (XLF)

bankOf late, the financial sector has gathered strength and has been a leading light in the ETF industry. A steeper yield curve and the shift towards cyclical sectors from the defensive ones were the main reasons behind this move higher, but the sector also
NYSE:UYG August 8, 2013 4:09pm

Derivatives Bubble: The Number One Threat That Our Financial System Is Facing

Wall streetWill rapidly rising interest rates rip through the U.S. financial system like a giant lawnmower blade?  Yes, the U.S. economy survived much higher interest rates in the past, but at that time there
NYSE:FAS August 5, 2013 9:46pm

18 Similarities Between The Last Financial Crisis and Today

bearbull21If our leaders could have recognized the signs ahead of time, do you think that they could have prevented the financial crisis of 2008?  That is a very timely question, because so many of the warning signs that we saw just before and during the last
NYSE:FAS July 26, 2013 3:42pm

Do Not Underestimate The Power Of The Big Banks

bankAre the big banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) really as powerful as some people say that they are?  Do they really control the global economy?  If y0u asked most people, they would tell you that governments control the global economy.
NYSE:FAS July 25, 2013 2:16pm

10 Reasons Why The Global Economy Is About To Experience Its Own Version Of “Sharknado”

tenHave you ever seen a disaster movie that is so bad that it is actually good?  Well, that is exactly what Syfy's new television movie entitled "Sharknado" is.  In the movie, wild weather patterns actually cause man-eating sharks to come flying out of the sky. 
NYSE:FAS July 15, 2013 2:32pm

Leveraged ETFs: Is The Risk Worth The Potential Reward?

leverage-decayRudy Martin: A master chef with the right kitchen tools—including a fine set of cutlery—can create a memorable dining experience.
NYSE:FAS June 28, 2013 3:06pm

Derivatives and Extreme Use Of Leverage Will Crash Our Financial System

leverage-decayAs stocks have risen in recent years, the big hedge funds and the "too big to fail" banks have used borrowed money to make absolutely enormous profits.  But when you use debt to potentially multiply your profits, you also create the possibility that your losses will be multiplied 
NYSE:FAS January 15, 2013 12:34pm

U.S. Mortgage-Fraud: The Next Chapter

Jeff Nielson: In the first decade of this century, the Wall Street crime syndicate perpetrated the largest crime-wave in human history in terms of the number of acts of fraud: its serial mortgage fraud. This initial crime-wave was conducted in order to facilitate an even larger crime-wave
NYSE:FAS January 10, 2013 1:34pm

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