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

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

NYSE:FAS February 15, 2012 1:56pm

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

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
NYSE:FAS February 10, 2012 4:10pm

Possible Gartley Butterfly Sell Pattern In The Financials ETF? (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, UYG)

Thomas Carreno: The Financials ETF (NYSEArca:XLF) is currently showing a possible gartley butterfly sell pattern.  If the pattern is valid then we should begin to see very soon a sell off in the XLF Financials ETF.  The pattern and its bearish implications will not work if we start to see the XLF trade higher

NYSE:FAS February 8, 2012 4:43pm

The 2008 Financial Crisis Was Nothing Compared To What Lies Ahead (XLF, SKF, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM, GS, JPM)

Michael Snyder: The people out there that believe that the U.S. economy is experiencing a permanent recovery and that very bright days are ahead for us should have their heads examined. 
NYSE:FAS February 5, 2012 12:27am

Big Banks Are Still Risky Investments (XLF, FAS, FAZ, UYG, SKF, MS, BAC, C, GS, JPM, WFC)

Ian Wyatt: Big bank stocks had a good showing last week, with share prices rising across the board. The six biggest U.S. banks by market capitalization gained an average of 8% during the holiday-shortened week in which each released its 2011 fourth-quarter earnings. Since the financial sector is the
NYSE:FAS January 25, 2012 4:01pm

The Myth Of U.S. De-Leveraging (XLF, FAS, SKF, FAZ, UYG, C, BAC, GS)

Jeff Nielson: Following the Crash of ’08, when the mainstream propaganda machine was desperately trying to “put a happy face” on the collapse of the U.S. economy, a ridiculous two-part economic myth was first spawned, and then regurgitated millions of times by media talking-heads: ordinary
NYSE:FAS January 18, 2012 1:37pm

Capitulation Bottom: Why I’m Fearful That A Crash Is Coming & Soon (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, GS, WFC)

Shah Gilani: It seems that my Thursday edition of Wall Street Insights & Indictments was warmly received by the bullish crowd, many of whom reached out to me to thank me for my optimism.
NYSE:FAS January 17, 2012 12:17pm

Big Banks Earnings: Don’t Be Misled By The Sagging Banking Sector (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, BAC, GS)

David Zeiler: As the grim bank earnings roll in over the next couple of weeks, beginning with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) tomorrow (Friday) morning, don't fall into the trap of thinking the financial sector's woes in the last quarter reflect a sinking U.S. economy.
NYSE:FAS January 13, 2012 11:52am

Financials: How Banks Are Using Your Money To Create The Next Crash (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC, C, JPM)

Keith Fitz-Gerald: In 2008, reckless credit default swaps nearly obliterated the global economy. Now comes the next crisis - rehypothecated assets. It's a complicated, fancy term in the global banking complex. Yet it's one you need to know.
NYSE:FAS January 4, 2012 11:48am

The U.S. Federal Reserve Lets Big Banks Off The Hook… Again (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, GS, C, JPM, WFC, SKF, UYG)

David Zeiler: We've told you before that the U.S. Federal Reserve puts Wall Street's interest above that of the American public. And yesterday (Wednesday) the central bank proved it... again.
NYSE:FAS December 22, 2011 11:44am

Oversight To The $600 Trillion Derivatives Market; Did Financial “Regulators” Just Let Us Down Again?

David Zeiler: The Dodd-Frank Act became law 18 months ago, and it may be hard to believe, but we still aren't any better off now than we were then.  Indeed, the regulators that are supposed to be protecting us from a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis can't - or refuse - to get the job done.
NYSE:FAS December 21, 2011 12:15pm

Why A 2008-Type Scenario Is Now Unavoidable; 2012 Will Be Worse Than 2008 (XLF, UYG, FAS, FAZ, SKF)

Martin D. Weiss: If you think 2008 was a bad year,  wait till you see 2012! The world’s largest banks have far less capital, the  world’s largest governments have far less bailout power, and each is pulling  the other into an abyss.
NYSE:FAS December 19, 2011 2:22pm

What Should Be Done: Subject Banks To The Free Market or Turn Them Into Utilities (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, UYG)

Shah Gilani: Let's face it. Banking is a protected industry. It's a government-coddled industry. The problem with that is, banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) really aren't subject to free market forces that would naturally eliminate insolvent and inefficient institutions. The result is more bad banking.
NYSE:FAS December 15, 2011 1:07pm

Big Banks: A Look At The Bullish & Bearish Patterns In The Financial Sector (XLF, FAS, FAZ, UYG, SKF)

David Gillie: Financials (the big banks) are the all important sector of market internals. All through 2010 and 2011 the financials have underperformed the overall market. Without the participation of the banks, no bull market is sustainable. This has created a wall of worry over the past two years.
NYSE:FAS December 12, 2011 3:06pm

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