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Bank ETFs Rocket In 2012 but The Rally Isn’t Over

November 19th, 2012

ETF Base: Investors in banking stocks made out like bandits in 2012 despite worries of a European meltdown, slowly-improving housing market, new regulations, and falling net interest margin. Read more…

NYSE:KBE, NYSE:KBWB

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): Financial ETFs In Focus As Vikram Pandit Quits

October 18th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Vikram Pandit led Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) throughout the financial crisis and was a well-known example of how badly things went for many of the big banks during this troubled time. Yet, Citigroup, unlike some of its competitors, just barely survived Read more…

NYSE:IYG, NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:RWW

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Rally Lifts Financial ETFs

October 17th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The bulls jumped into Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) today after Wall Street icon Vikram Pandit stepped down as the bank’s chief executive officer. Shares of Citigroup soared to a high of $37.40 on the day bolstered by record trading volumes as investors expressed Read more…

NYSE:IYG, NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:RWW

For Financials, Look To These Top Zacks Ranked ETFs (RWW, KBWB, C, JPM, USB, BAC)

September 13th, 2012

Eric Dutram: After enduring overwhelming recessionary shocks during the sub prime crisis of 2008, the financial sector of the U.S economy has recovered quite well. Even though the sector has posted strong numbers for the past two earnings seasons, the current tepid Read more…

NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:RWW

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

January 18th, 2012

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 Read more…

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

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

January 17th, 2012

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. Read more…

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

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

January 13th, 2012

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. Read more…

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

Bailout Bandits: The 20 Biggest Borrowers From The U.S. Federal Reserve (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC, JPM, GS)

December 2nd, 2011

Money Morning staff: The Eurozone debt crisis has replaced the U.S. financial crisis as the disaster du jour. But make no mistake: U.S. taxpayers will be paying the tab for the U.S. crisis for years. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Why Europe Is Headed For A ‘Lehman Moment’ (EUO, VGK, EWG, EEM, VWO, C)

November 30th, 2011

David Zeiler: With credit drying up across Europe we may finally see the Eurozone experience its “Lehman moment” – a replay investment banking collapse that triggered the 2008 financial crisis. Read more…

NYSE:EEM, NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:VGK, NYSE:VWO

Financials: Why We Continue To Warn You To Stay Away From Bank Stocks (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, C)

October 27th, 2011

Kerri Shannon: If you weren’t convinced before, hopefully you’ve seen the light now: Don’t buy bank stocks. Money Morning Global Investing Strategist Martin Hutchinson Read more…

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

Argentina’s Banks Have More Upside Than Bank Of America Or Citigroup (ARGT, DGS, BFR, BAC, C)

October 24th, 2011

Jonathan Yates: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has committed the United States to a low interest rate environment through at least 2013, which makes emerging market banks such as Banco Marco SA (NYSE:BMA) and BBVA Banco Frances SA (NYSE:BFR) more appealing than American money Read more…

NYSE:ARGT, NYSE:DGS

Investors: These Three Men Represent Everything That’s Wrong With Wall Street (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC)

October 14th, 2011

Shah Gilani: I’ve already expressed my desire to embrace the Occupy Wall Street movement. I said last week that I would join in whole-heartedly if I knew exactly what the protesters were trying to achieve. Read more…

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

Derivatives Held By Banks: The $600 Trillion Time Bomb That’s Set To Explode (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, TLT, TBT)

October 12th, 2011

Keith Fitz-Gerald: Do you want to know the real reason banks aren’t lending and the PIIGS have control of the barnyard in Europe? It’s because risk in the $600 trillion derivatives market isn’t evening out. To the contrary, it’s growing increasingly concentrated among a select few banks, especially here in the United States. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Financials: Why It’s Time To Bail On Bank Stocks (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC, WFC)

August 17th, 2011

Martin Hutchinson:  There was a time when bank stocks actually looked like good investments. And many, having racked up big gains over the past two years, proved to be just that. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

European Union Debt Crisis Stings France, Putting U.S. Banks At Risk (XLF, FAS, FAZ, C, BAC)

August 15th, 2011

David Zeiler:  While investors in the United States have been preoccupied with the debt-ceiling crisis and volatile stock markets, the European Union debt crisis has worsened. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF




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