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Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

December 3rd, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

The Consequences Of QE For The Long-Term

September 23rd, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:UDN, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Too Big To Fail Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before

September 20th, 2013

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 Read more…

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Why Big Banks Will Get Crushed From Rising Interest Rates

August 22nd, 2013

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. Read more…

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

August 8th, 2013

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 Read more…

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

August 5th, 2013

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 Read more…

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18 Similarities Between The Last Financial Crisis and Today

July 26th, 2013

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 Read more…

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Do Not Underestimate The Power Of The Big Banks

July 25th, 2013

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. Read more…

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

July 15th, 2013

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.  Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Leveraged ETFs: Is The Risk Worth The Potential Reward?

June 28th, 2013

leverage-decayRudy Martin: A master chef with the right kitchen tools—including a fine set of cutlery—can create a memorable dining experience. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:UYG

Derivatives and Extreme Use Of Leverage Will Crash Our Financial System

January 15th, 2013

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  Read more…

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U.S. Mortgage-Fraud: The Next Chapter

January 10th, 2013

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 Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Financials: Time To Double Down On Banks For The Long Term? (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, BAC, JPM)

April 13th, 2012

Don Miller: Based on recent performance from the sector’s biggest names, it’s easy to argue that financial stocks are making a comeback. Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) is up 27% in 2012. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is up 29%. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is up a whopping 59%.  Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Financials ETF Still Not Able To Exceed Bearish Gartley Pattern (XLF, SKF, UYG, FAS, FAZ)

February 15th, 2012

Thomas Carreno:  The market as represented by the major indices has not been able to make new significant upward ground in recent days.  Essentially the indices have been flat the last 5 days.  This flat sideways market action is occurring at the same level as the ‘twin peaks’ of July 2011.  It could be that the Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SKF, NYSE:UYG, NYSE:XLF

Financial Sector ETF Bearish Gartley Butterfly Pattern Is Working (XLF, FAS, SKF, FAZ, UYG)

February 10th, 2012

Thomas Carreno:  The Bearish Gartley Butterfly pattern that I posted previously on the Financial Sector ETF (NYSEArca:XLF) is looking like it is starting to work and we may be seeing the ‘fruits’ of that bearish pattern right now.  The early market action now is in rejection mode and we could see downside Read more…

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