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Financial Sector Sends Mixed Signals As Earnings Approach

April 13th, 2016

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. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

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

April 12th, 2016

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 Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Preferred Stock ETFs Dodge Bullets From Banking Sector

March 2nd, 2016

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 Read more…

NYSE:KBE, NYSE:PFF

Day Of Reckoning: The Collapse Of The Too Big To Fail Banks In Europe Is Here

February 9th, 2016

banksThere is so much chaos going on that I don’t even know where to start.  For a very long time I have been warning my readers that a major banking collapse was coming to Europe, and now it is finally unfolding.  Let’s start with Deutsche Bank.  Read more…

NASDAQ:EUFN, NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

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

January 29th, 2016

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. Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

Financial Armageddon Approaches As U.S. Banks Have 247 Trillion Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives

December 30th, 2015

banksDid you know that there are 5 “too big to fail” banks in the United States that each have exposure to derivatives contracts that is in excess of 30 trillion dollars?  Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Big Banks Caught Using Credit Default Swaps To Destroy Nations

December 15th, 2015

banksJeff Nielson:  At the beginning of 2010, readers were presented with what was (at the time) merely a theory. The Big Bank crime syndicate was engaged in the serial manipulation of credit default swaps, in order to (among other things) destroy the economies of entire nations. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Bank of America Corp Forecasts No Recession Until 2027 (If Ever), Sees S&P At 3,500 In 10 Years

December 2nd, 2015

Economy recessionTyler Durden:  A year and a half ago, in May of 2014, when Bank of America’s chief economist Ethan Harris decided to try his hand at long term (really long-term) forecasts, he made several predictions: that 2015 GDP would be 3.3%, that the long-term Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Fractional-Reserve Banking Is Pure Fraud, Part I

December 2nd, 2015

banksJeff Nielson:  This is a commentary that should never have needed to be written. What is euphemistically called “fractional-reserve banking” is obvious fraud and obvious crime. By its very definition, it transforms the banking sector of an economy Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:XLF

The Best Big Bank Stock

November 2nd, 2015

bankMarshall Hargrave:  Much of the market has a love-hate relationship with the financial industry following the 2008 financial crisis. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

There Is No Such A Thing As A ‘Fed-Proof’ ETF

September 17th, 2015

Janet-YellenDavid Fabian:  This week the topic du jour in the investment world is the pending monthly meeting of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee, otherwise known as “The Fed”. Market watchers are split over whether this will be the big moment Read more…

NYSE:BKLN, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Sector ETFs Hit Hard By The Stock Market Sell-Off

August 26th, 2015

etfsFor the past few days, global markets have been on a tumultuous ride, primarily due to the Chinese stock market rout. The Chinese economy has been faltering for long. As a result, the Chinese stock market underwent heavy panic-induced sell-offs several times in the last few months. Read more…

NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF, NYSE:XLK, NYSE:XLY, NYSE:XTN

The 75 Trillion Dollar Shadow Banking System Is In Danger Of Collapsing

June 30th, 2015

banksKeep an eye on the shadow banking system – it is about to be shaken to the core.  According to the Financial Stability Board, the size of the global shadow banking system has reached an astounding 75 trillion dollars.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLF

Warren Buffett: Derivatives Are Still Weapons Of Mass Destruction And ‘Are Likely To Cause Big Trouble’

June 22nd, 2015

warren-buffettAfter all these years, the most famous investor in the world still believes that derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

The Central Banks Are Losing Control Of The Financial Markets

June 4th, 2015

banksEvery great con game eventually comes to an end.  For years, global central banks have been manipulating the financial marketplace with their monetary voodoo.  Somehow, they have convinced investors around the world Read more…

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




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