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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…

NYSE:XLF

Stocks The Billionaires Are Buying

March 19th, 2014

george sorosBillionaires Portfolio: Forbes recently released the newest World’s Billionaires List.  Now that you know who they are, let’s talk about what stocks some of them are buying. Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Banking On Dividends From The Financial Sector

March 16th, 2014

financial banksBig U.S. banks are undergoing the sixth round of the Dodd-Frank Act supervisory stress test by the Fed, results of which are expected next week. Under this test, the 30 top-tier banks have to illustrate Read more…

NYSE:IYG, NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:XLF

5 Bank Stocks Whose Dividends Stand Out

March 11th, 2014

bankChris Preston: U.S. banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have come a long way in the five years since the recession they largely created, and are more flush with cash today than any time since then. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Too Big To Fail Is Now Bigger Than Ever

March 10th, 2014

banksNone of the problems that caused the last financial crisis have been fixed.  In fact, they have all gotten worse.  The total amount of debt in the world has grown by more than 40 percent since 2007, Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:XLF

Signs The Economy Is Heading Toward Another Recession

March 5th, 2014

Economy recessionIs the U.S. economy steamrolling toward another recession?  Will 2014 turn out to be a major “turning point” when we look back on it?  Before we get to the evidence, it is important to note that there are many economists that believe that the United States Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:XLF

Will Better Weather Improve Profits for U.S. Banks?

February 27th, 2014

weathermanIt’s the weather. Whenever a weaker-than-expected economic report is released for a cold month, pundits always blame the weather. It’s become a Read more…

NYSE:KBE

The Greatest Risk In Today’s Financial System

February 4th, 2014

riskMitchell Clark: If you have a serious commitment to the equity market, you know that it’s very easy to lose money with stocks. Even when market action is good, one wrong number or any small aberration has the potential to change investor sentiment on a dime. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Sues FDIC Over WaMu Claims

December 18th, 2013

jpmorganJPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) for failure to assume legal liabilities arising from the bank’s acquisition of Washington Mutual Inc.’s (WaMu) asset in 2008. The company filed the case Read more…

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Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

December 3rd, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have a larger share of the U.S. banking industry than they have ever had before.  So if having banks that were too big to fail was a “problem” back in 2008, what is it today?  As you will read about below, the total number of banks Read more…

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

Danger Zone: Momentum Investors and The Financial Sector

November 26th, 2013

wall-street-etfDavid Trainer: Regulators are cracking down on the financial sector. As they dole out punishments that fit the crimes, regulators are finally closing many of the illegal trading loopholes that have driven so much of Wall Street profits over the past decade. Read more…

NYSE:XLF

Can Bank ETFs Make A Comeback?

November 25th, 2013

bankThough the financial sector has been one of the star performers so far this year, its growth momentum slackened in Q3 with 9.9% earnings growth. This was in stark contrast to 30% earnings growth seen in Q2 for financial equities. Read more…

NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:KBWB, NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:XLF

The Last Week And A Half Was Like A Lesson In Technical Analysis

October 21st, 2013

howtoScott Redler: World markets maintained a positive tone over the weekend as the equity rally remains underway. The Shanghai Composite that double bottomed over the Summer led Asia overnight making multi-week highs. Japan also Read more…

NYSE:GLD

Debt Deal Done, But Appears To Be Priced-In As Market Sells Off

October 17th, 2013

obamaThe headlines read “Obama signs budget deal, government to re-open Thursday.” I think in the last two weeks, let alone the last two years, we’ve heard every type of metaphor for the word “catastrophe.” The fear mongers do everything they can to Read more…

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Reasons To Be Bullish On The Vanguard Financials ETF

October 11th, 2013

bankAfter an extremely rough phase in the financial crisis, the financial sector has come back strong and has been on a bull run since late 2012. In fact, the recent rally in the equity market was mostly thanks to the performance of the financial stocks. Read more…

NYSE:VFH, NYSE:XLF




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