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Financials Struggling to Adjust to Flattening Rate Curve

From Mike Larson: As global markets attempt to digest the prospect of rising rates in the U.S., it pays to examine how the financials have been faring amid a flattening rate curve.
NYSE:XLF September 2, 2016 9:40am

Financials Outperformed in August, but Here’s Why That’s Likely to End Soon

The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF) led most major sector ETFs in August with a 3.6% monthly gain, but the financials could be in for a rude awakening soon due to a flattening yield curve.
NYSE:XLF September 1, 2016 11:39am

World’s Biggest Asset Manager Downgrades European Banks To Sell, Expects Global Slowdown

europeanTyler Durden:  Exactly one month ago we reported that BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, had downgraded global equities to Neutral, saying "U.S. valuations are elevated."
NASDAQ:EUFN July 6, 2016 10:59am

European Banks Have Their Worst Two Day Stretch EVER As The Global Financial Crisis Intensifies

banksOver the last two trading days, European banks have lost 23 percent of their value.  Let that number sink it for a bit.  In just a two day stretch, nearly a quarter of the value of all European banks has been wiped out. 
NASDAQ:EUFN June 28, 2016 3:42pm

Financial Sector Sends Mixed Signals As Earnings Approach

financial banksRick Pendergraft:   Last week, I wrote about the energy sector and how we were getting mixed signals from the daily charts versus what we are seeing from the weekly charts.
NYSE:FAS April 13, 2016 1:07pm

Citigroup Inc, Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo & Co: A “Massive” New Headache For Banks Has Emerged

banksTyler Durden:  We have closely watched the spring borrowing-base re-determination period for US shale drillers because for many cash burning oil and gas companies it could mean the difference between survival and a quick death in bankruptcy court, as it represents the semi-annual event
NYSE:FAS April 12, 2016 2:10pm

Global Central Banks Consider Distributing Money Directly To The People

cashShould central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration. 
ETF BASIC NEWS March 22, 2016 3:36pm

U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall By The Most In Six Years

real estateWe just got more evidence that a major economic slowdown is underway here in the United States.  Existing home sales were down a whopping 7.1 percent during the month of February, and this represented the biggest decline that we have seen in six years. 

The Collapse Of Italy’s Banks Threatens To Plunge The European Financial System Into Chaos

banksThe Italian banking system is a “leaning tower” that truly could completely collapse at literally any moment.  And as Italy’s banks begin to go down like dominoes, it is going to set off financial panic all over Europe unlike anything we have ever seen before. 
NYSE:VGK March 9, 2016 3:22pm

Preferred Stock ETFs Dodge Bullets From Banking Sector

new etfsDavid Fabian:  Preferred stock ETFs were once considered a tiny corner of the alternative income marketplace that had dodged the bullet of credit contraction. High yield mainstays like junk bonds, master limited partnerships, and even REITs have felt the pain
NYSE:KBE March 2, 2016 3:12pm

Financial Sector ETF: Breaking Down or Primed for a Bounce?

financial banksRick Pendergraft:  The materials sector has been the worst-performing sector so far in 2016, but do you know which sector is the second-worst performer? Most people would probably say energy because there has been so much press coverage about the fall in oil prices and the noticeable drop in gas prices each time we stop to fill up.
NYSE:XLE January 29, 2016 5:06pm

How Much Further Will Stocks Fall?

Wall streetDid you know that 15 trillion dollars of global stock market wealth has been wiped out since last June?  The worldwide financial crisis that began in the middle of last year is starting to spin wildly out of control. 
NYSE:DIA January 19, 2016 1:48pm

The Oil Crash Of 2016 Has The Big Banks Running Scared

short-oil-etfLast time around it was subprime mortgages, but this time it is oil that is playing a starring role in a global financial crisis. 

2016 Will Be A ‘Cataclysmic Year’ And ‘Investors Should Be Afraid’

market-fear-panicThe Royal Bank of Scotland is telling clients that 2016 is going to be a “cataclysmic year” and that they should “sell everything”.  This sounds like something that you might hear from The Economic Collapse Blog, but up until just recently you would
NYSE:DIA January 13, 2016 1:35pm

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