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Why Bitcoin Is More Than A Made-Up Investment Bubble

July 21st, 2014

bitcoinHalf a year after bitcoin fever peaked with a price surge above $1,100, most financial types still consider the virtual currency a faddish investment bubble. And, of course, that’s exactly what the programmers and utopians backing bitcoin would like and expect to see – deep skepticism among Read more…

NYSE:KBE

Citigroup Inc Makes $7b Justice Dept. Settlement Official Today

July 14th, 2014

citigroupCitigroup Inc(NYSE:C) is making its previously-leaked settlement with the U.S. Government official today. After months of tense, semi-private negotiations Citi has agreed to pay roughly $7 billion for selling shoddy mortgage-backed securities prior to the Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Popular Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying

July 1st, 2014

investTyler Durden: Now that virtually everyone has figured out what we first said in 2012, namely that in the New bizarro Normal, the best trading strategy – the only way to generate alpha in a world in which hedge funds no longer can - is going long a basket of the most shorted names, Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Why Dow 44,000 Is Coming

June 24th, 2014

dow10000No matter what you read in financial media no bull market has ever died of old age. It makes for an interesting data mining experiment to compare the duration of historic bull markets but it’s simply not an actionable Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Gold Projects at Dirt-Cheap Prices

June 19th, 2014

gold reservesI don’t know if we’re near the bottom in the gold market. But it sure seems that way. One clue is how dirt-cheap gold projects are getting nowadays. For example, I ran a recent scan of producing gold and silver miners, and came up with 17 that are trading at  Read more…

NYSE:GLD

Banking Sector Is Growing Its Dividends Fast

June 17th, 2014

financial banksChris Preston: The U.S. banking sector has come a long way in the five years since the Great Recession. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Global Diversification The Right Way

June 4th, 2014

moneyglobeInvesting in foreign companies is an effective way to diversify a portfolio, and today many of the most attractive growth opportunities are located outside the U.S. Investors looking for global diversification have a number of ways to invest in international equities. They can Read more…

NYSE:XLF

What Are Bank Stocks Telling Us?

May 29th, 2014

financial banksMitchell Clark: This stock market continues to show material resilience as financials have turned a bit and are helping the S&P 500 index. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Why Citigroup Inc’s (C) Stock Is Heading Lower

May 22nd, 2014

technical-lookRick Pendergraft: Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) appeared on the bullish scan the other night and the main reason it made the list was that the stock was oversold or very close to it. You can see the blue circle at the bottom of the chart that shows how the stochastic readings Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Beware 2014 Is Looking A Lot Like 2007

May 22nd, 2014

stock-bubble2007 was a memorable time for America. Rihanna burst on the scene and Superbad made McLovin’ a household alias. In financial markets Citigroup’s CEO Chuck Prince marked the top of the real estate bubble by telling the New York Times his bank would keep making Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Financial ETFs To Watch On Bank Earnings

May 6th, 2014

financial banksThe financial sector, which accounts for around one-fifth of the S&P 500 index, had an outstanding 2013.  An improved asset market and sound balance sheet primarily helped the sector regain its ground lost five years bank in recession. Read more…

NYSE:IYG, NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF

Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Are At It Again

April 23rd, 2014

banksShah Gilani: Our Too-Big-To-Fail banks are at it again… Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Billionaire Dumps All Real Estate Holdings

April 21st, 2014

real estateIf you were to contact a real estate agent in any major market today they’d likely advise you the market is so “hot” that if you intend on purchasing property you’d better be prepared to act fast. They’ll adamantly point out, contrary to reality, Read more…

NYSE:IYR

Citigroup Inc (C): Buy, Sell or Hold The Stock?

April 16th, 2014

buy-and-holdDavid Becker: Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) experienced a sharp decline when the Federal Reserve declared that the financial giant had failed its stress test in late March. That meant that the Fed wouldn’t allow the bank to increase its dividend or share buyback program.  Read more…

NYSE:XLF

What A Loan Officer Would Say To The U.S. Government

March 31st, 2014

debtMichael Lombardi: For a moment, consider yourself a loan officer at a major bank. Would you approve a loan for a customer who says they earn $1,000 a month, spend $1,300 a month, and don’t have a job? They also tell you they have unpaid debts of $17,000. Read more…

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