Big Banks Are Ganging Up Against Mobile Payment Apps Like Venmo

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The major banking giants in the U.S. aren't going down without a fight when it comes to making mobile payments quicker and easier.
NYSE:XLF February 22, 2017 10:35am

Bearish Long-Term Options Bets Seen In The XLF

Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today includes continued inflows in a popular financial ETF (along with contradictory bearish options bets there), more inflows into major equities funds, and outflows in some long oil plays.
NYSE:XLF February 21, 2017 12:02pm

Traders Are Betting On Even More Upside In The Red-Hot XLF

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on VIX and financial fund news amid monthly options expiration.
NYSE:XLF February 17, 2017 12:26pm

Impending Fed Changes Likely Mean More Upside Ahead For Financials

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From Brad Hoppmann: Tuesday morning, Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered day one of the annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony to Congress.
NYSE:XLF February 15, 2017 2:28pm

Financial ETFs Surge To New Highs As Yellen Hints At Upcoming Rate Hike

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Investors looking for ETFs with rising momentum should consider the SPDR Financial Select Sector Fund (XLF). This product just hit a new 52-week high of $24.34 today, and is now up 46.36% from its 52-week low price of $16.63 per share.
NYSE:XLF February 14, 2017 2:09pm

XLF Is Testing Key Technical Support As Bank Stocks Plunge

From Tyler Durden: With bond yields tumbling, and loan markets suggesting banks are not taking advantage of rising rates to earn more NIM (willingness to lend tumbling), financial stocks are falling for the second day in a row to a key technical support level.
NYSE:XLF February 8, 2017 10:53am

Traders Are Betting The XLF Will Finally Break Out To New Highs

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out some outflows from the world's largest ETF, along with some interesting options activity in financials.
NYSE:XLF February 7, 2017 12:07pm

How Much Will Banks Actually Benefit From Trump’s Nixing Of Dodd-Frank?

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From Brad Hoppmann: During the presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump often criticized Wall Street and the banking system for its role in America’s financial difficulties.

Trump’s Rollback Of Dodd-Frank Sets The Stage For New Financial Crisis

From Mac Slavo: Beware of what may be coming next. We already know the establishment has a plan to blame President Trump for the next financial crisis, and now there are moves being made that will support that narrative.
NYSE:XLF February 5, 2017 7:29am

Financial ETFs Surge As Trump Signs Executive Order To Cancel Dodd-Frank

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From Tyler Durden: On Friday, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive action to scale back the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial-overhaul law, in a sweeping plan to dismantle much of the regulatory system put in place after the financial crisis.
NYSE:XLF February 3, 2017 8:38am

It’s Time To Buy The Dip In Financial ETFs

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From Zacks: The financial sector, which accounts for around one-fifth of the S&P 500 index, is now into the Q4 earnings reporting cycle. The trend has been favorable so far with three major banks crushing estimates on both lines while three others reporting mixed results.
NYSE:XLF January 21, 2017 8:43am

Financial Sector’s Sudden Downturn Brings Bearish ETFs Into Focus

Lately, we have seen some near term resistance in the Financial sector, which has been one of the best performers since Trump’s election as President.
NYSE:XLF January 17, 2017 12:11pm

Financial ETFs On The Rise After A Slew Of Banking Stock Earnings

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With a slew of major U.S. banks reporting earnings this morning, finance-focused ETFs naturally are garnering a lot of attention -- and racking up more gains.
NYSE:XLF January 13, 2017 10:57am

Financials, Small Caps Continue To Outperform Under Trump

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As I’ve pointed out before, investors seem to be betting that, despite the uphill battle ahead, Trump can deliver on financial deregulation.
NYSE:XLF January 4, 2017 8:12am

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