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Largest Financial ETF Holds Up, Despite Wells Fargo Meltdown

BanksWe have seen fairly steady action in the December 20 calls in the largest Financial Equity based ETF, the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF), in recent sessions, along with trailing one month inflows of north of $500 million.
NYSE:XLF October 18, 2016 1:13pm

Will EU Banking Woes Spread to the U.S. Soon?

BanksFrom Chris Vermeulen: Although the seeds of the 2008 ‘financial crisis’ were sown at a  much earlier period of time, the banking institutions continued to reap the benefits of ‘easy money’ until the financial crisis of 2008 negatively impacted the economy.
NYSE:XLF October 12, 2016 11:29am

The Fallout From The Financial Sector SPDR ETF’s Divorce From REITs

Real Estate in FocusThe real estate sector’s promotion to headline-level sector status by the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS), making it the 11th standalone sector overall, has wide-ranging implications for the ETF industry.
NYSE:XLF September 29, 2016 11:41am

Consultant: World’s Biggest Banks Are in Deep Trouble

The world's largest global banks are facing an existential crisis, and only drastic measures will save the ones bold enough to transform themselves into profitable businesses again, says McKinsey & Co.
NYSE:XLF September 14, 2016 9:23am

Wells Fargo Account-Opening Scandal Brings Focus on “Too Big To Fail” Banks Once Again

wells-fargo-logoFrom Michael Snyder: Do you remember when our politicians promised to do something about the “too big to fail” banks?  Well, they didn’t, and now the chickens are coming home to roost.  On Thursday, it was announced that one of those “too big to fail” banks, Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), has been slapped with 185 million dollars in penalties.
NYSE:WFC September 9, 2016 7:21am

PayPal/MasterCard Deal Fails to Lift Financial ETF

financial banksThe Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF) pulled back this afternoon, despite news of a business deal between two popular payment processors.
NASDAQ:PYPL September 6, 2016 12:23pm

Will REITs Prosper in Their Own Sector?

real estateFrom Zacks Research: As Standard & Poors gets set to jettison REITs from financials into their own sector, it pays to examine current valuations and weigh the risks.
NYSE:IYR September 3, 2016 8:42am

Financials Struggling to Adjust to Flattening Rate Curve

From Mike Larson: As global markets attempt to digest the prospect of rising rates in the U.S., it pays to examine how the financials have been faring amid a flattening rate curve.
NYSE:XLF September 2, 2016 9:40am

Financials Outperformed in August, but Here’s Why That’s Likely to End Soon

The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF) led most major sector ETFs in August with a 3.6% monthly gain, but the financials could be in for a rude awakening soon due to a flattening yield curve.
NYSE:XLF September 1, 2016 11:39am

Rising Credit Stress Could Signal Big Problems for Financials

From Mike Larson: The credit markets are showing signs of growing stress, which could seen spell trouble for the financials.
NYSE:XLF August 19, 2016 8:48am

Financials Could be the Best Performing Sector for the Rest of 2016

financial banksFrom Investing Haven: If anything, risk sentiment seems to be back in the market. Now if that holds true, it will be a critical piece of information to investors as it will determine where the biggest gains reside in the coming 6 to 12 months.
NYSE:XLF July 25, 2016 12:08pm

Finance ETFs in Focus as Major Banks Report Earnings

financial banksFinance ETFs are on the move Thursday morning, as some key banks have reported positive quarterly earnings results.
NYSE:BLK July 14, 2016 10:07am

Is It Time to Look for Reversal?

morningcallScott Redler: World markets are mixed this morning as investors try to figure out what's next. Last week we discussed the small head and shoulders pattern that was forming in the market and some weakness in sectors that could lead to a pull-back. The signal to pare down some risk on a short time-frame came when
ETF BASIC NEWS August 19, 2013 9:15am

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Could Twist In The Wind Until Next Week

morningcallS&P futures up one or two handles this morning as it was a fairly quiet holiday weekend overall. Some bears thought/hoped we might get some fireworks out of the G20 summit, but, besides the meteorite, the prevailing tone is that
NYSE:GLD February 19, 2013 11:38am

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