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Is Citigroup Inc Plan Rejection Trouble For These ETFs?

March 28th, 2014

citigroupSweta Killa: One of the five U.S. banking biggies – Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) – has been hard hit by the rejection of its capital plan by the Fed in the 2014 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) stress test. This is the second time in three Read more…

NYSE:IYG, NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:RWW, NYSE:XLF

Financial ETFs To Play The Bank Stress Tests

March 26th, 2014

bankThe results of the much awaited Federal Reserve’s annual test of the big banks’ financial health indicate a brighter picture than last year. The stress test – first conducted in 2009 after the collapse of big financial institutions like Lehman Brothers Read more…

NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:RWW, NYSE:XLF

Financial ETFs Re-Emerge As Market Leaders

March 24th, 2014

follow-the-leaderDavid Fabian: The release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes and Janet Yellen’s inaugural address as Chairman of the FOMC was a closely watched event this week.  The initial reaction to an additional $10 billion tapering in monthly asset purchases combined Read more…

NYSE:KRE, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Best and Worst ETFs In The Financial Sector

January 21st, 2014

financial banksDavid Trainer: The Financials sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 45 ETFs and 224 mutual funds Read more…

NYSE:FNIO, NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

Top Ranked Regional Banking ETF In Focus

December 23rd, 2013

in focus spotlightThe finance sector has been the earnings leader this year, adding double-digit returns so far this year. It contributed 19.2% to the Index earnings year to date, the highest among all sectors. Read more…

NYSE:KRE, NYSE:XLF

Why It’s Crucial To Watch Bank Stocks

October 16th, 2013

financial banksSasha Cekerevac: One of the most eagerly anticipated sectors to watch during this earnings season is bank stocks (NYSEARCA:XLF) and how they are dealing with the shift in interest rates and the impact on the housing market. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

The Banking Sector: Better, With Room For Improvement

October 4th, 2013

bankFive years after the 2008 financial crisis, the US financial system – the proximate cause of the crisis – is in much better shape. Leverage levels are considerably lower and a regulatory overhaul has left US financial institutions better capitalized Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Does Your Portfolio Need A Financial ETF? (XLF, RWW, KME, KRE, IAI, IAK)

August 24th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Although scandals and worries over euro zone debt continue to hang over the financial sector, the segment has been undeniably a great place to be in 2012. Industries in this sector have risen either in line or well above the broad market Read more…

NYSE:IAI, NYSE:IAK, NYSE:XLF

Why You Should Never Trust A U.S. Money Center Bank, Or Buy One (QABA, JPM, C, BAC, GS, ZION, ASBC)

June 27th, 2012

Joseph L. Shaefer: If I am doing right by our clients, subscribers, and online readers, it is my responsibility to advise what in my opinion should be avoided, as well as that which should be considered. Read more…

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Bad Jobs Report Is Just A Taste Of The Collapse That Is Coming For The Markets (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC, C)

June 1st, 2012

Michael Snyder: Another month, another bad jobs report.  For the month of May, the U.S. economy only added 69,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose to 8.2%. Read more…

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

Collapse Of Derivatives Market: $2 Billion Loss By J.P. Morgan Is Just A Preview (XLF, FAZ, FAS, SKF, BAC, C)

May 13th, 2012

Michael Snyder: When news broke of a 2 billion dollar trading loss by JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM), much of the financial world was absolutely stunned.  But the truth is that this is just the beginning.  This is just a very small preview of what Read more…

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

The Next Financial Crisis: Too Big To Fail Banks Continue To Grow In Size (XLF, FAS, SKF, C, BAC, MS, BAC, GS)

April 17th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  The Democrats, the Republicans and especially Barack Obama promised that something would be done about the too big to fail banks so that they would never again be a threat to Read more…

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

Gerald Celente: Housing To Take Another Nosedive (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, WFC, C, BAC, JPM)

April 9th, 2012

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul:  As signs of a real estate market recovery creep back into the monthly data, along with a long-awaited settlement reached in the robo-signing scandal finalized, it appears that underneath the seemingly good news is a second round of foreclosures, instead, spelling more trouble for US Read more…

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

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

February 5th, 2012

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.  Read more…

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

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

January 25th, 2012

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 Read more…

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




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