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Financial ETFs Re-Emerge As Market Leaders

March 24th, 2014

follow-the-leaderDavid Fabian: The release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes and Janet Yellen’s inaugural address as Chairman of the FOMC was a closely watched event this week.  The initial reaction to an additional $10 billion tapering in monthly asset purchases combined Read more…

NYSE:KRE, NYSE:SPY, 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

Best and Worst ETFs In The Financial Sector

January 21st, 2014

financial banksDavid Trainer: The Financials sector ranks ninth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 45 ETFs and 224 mutual funds Read more…

NYSE:FNIO, NYSE:KBWC, NYSE:KBWP, NYSE:KIE

Are Brazil ETFs Worth A Look?

November 5th, 2013

brazilian-mapThe Brazilian economy finally seems to have turned the corner. This BRIC major and the biggest economy in South America recently got a boost from the Fed’s ‘taper hold’ decision along with several other emerging markets. Read more…

NYSE:BRAQ, NYSE:BRF, NYSE:BRXX, NYSE:EWZ, NYSE:EWZS

The Investment Case For Regional Bank ETFs

September 23rd, 2013

bankRegional banks have been leading the financial sector higher for much of 2013. This space has been a strong player as worries over global growth rose, and investors wanted to focus on the U.S. market for exposure. Read more…

NYSE:IAT, NYSE:KBWR, NYSE:KRE

Is The Worst Over For These China ETFs?

August 20th, 2013

new etfsWorries have been growing over the China market this year, thanks to the country’s huge debt load and falling growth rate. Issues in the banking sector—largely in regards to interbank rates—haven’t helped matters, and actually are making some investors Read more…

NYSE:CHIX, NYSE:FXI

A Technical Look At The Direxion Daily China Bull 3x Shares ETF (YINN)

August 12th, 2013

new etfsMorpheus Trading:  In our August 7 ETF commentary, we highlighted a potential trade setup that was developing in Direxion Daily China Bull 3x ($YINN), an international ETF tied of the performance of the Chinese stock market (and leveraged Read more…

NYSE:YINN

3 Regional Bank ETFs Poised To Outperform In 2013

July 29th, 2013

bankAs expected, this earnings season has been pretty underwhelming. Companies in a number of sectors have posted sluggish quarters, failing to beat analyst estimates, or suggesting that future quarters will not be as robust. Read more…

NYSE:IAT, NYSE:KBE, NYSE:KRE

Time To Bank On Regional Bank ETFs? SPDR KBW Regional Banking, PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF

March 3rd, 2013

bank1Neena Mishra: Regional banks had underperformed the bigger, better-known banks last year but it appears that the situation is going to change this year. Read more…

NYSE:IAT, NYSE:KBWR, NYSE:KRE

Exposure To The Middle East: Will Gulf State ETFs Thrive From Oil Wealth (GULF, MES)

May 2nd, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: One important question that is often overlooked when discussing the price of oil is asking who exactly profits (aside from seasoned futures traders) when fossil fuel prices rise. As you might have expected, the answer to the previous question has more than a handful of correct responses; one of Read more…

NYSE:MES

Capitalize On Growth In Regional Banks With This ETF (KRE, FAS, SKF, BAC, WFC, JPM, BAC, GS)

March 19th, 2012

Benjamin Shepherd:  Thus far, 2012 has been a great year for the money center banks; shares of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) have all gained more than 30 percent Read more…

NYSE:KRE

White Paper: Is This Recovery? Where Are We Going and Why? (SPY, SDS, SSO, SPXU, UPRO, INDEXSP:.INX)

February 16th, 2012

Jeff Harding:  There is a lot of good news to buoy the markets and give cheer to the public. We hear that new jobless claims are down another 15,000 to 358,000, the ninth week of declines out of the last ten, finally breaking below the 400,000 mark. A reduction in unemployment is a very positive sign Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:SPXU, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:SSO, NYSE:UPRO

Part I: Is This Recovery? Where Are We Going and Why?

February 15th, 2012

Jeff Harding:  There is a lot of good news to buoy the markets and give cheer to the public. We hear that new jobless claims are down another 15,000 to 358,000, the ninth week of declines out of the last ten, finally breaking below the 400,000 mark. A reduction in unemployment is a very positive sign and Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:SPXU, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:SSO, NYSE:UPRO

Conflict of Interest: Are Federal Reserve Presidents Gaming The System? (SPY, GLD, AAPL, BA, XOM, KO, ORCL, GE)

February 6th, 2012

David Zeiler: The presidents of the U.S. Federal Reserve may not have used their knowledge for personal gain, but a look at their assets does show several apparent conflicts of interests. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SPY

The Uptrend In This Financial ETF Should Continue Despite The Government’s Unwind Of Citigroup’s Stock

April 6th, 2010

“Five of the 10 best-performing exchange traded funds in the first quarter were propelled by financial firms. The SPDR KBW Bank ETF (NYSE: KBE), which tracks the KBW Bank Index, returned Read more…

NYSE:KBE




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