Don Miller: Based on recent performance from the sector's biggest names, it's easy to argue that financial stocks are making a comeback. Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) is up 27% in 2012. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is up 29%. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is up a whopping 59%.
Thomas Carreno: The market as represented by the major indices has not been able to make new significant upward ground in recent days. Essentially the indices have been flat the last 5 days. This flat sideways market action is occurring at the same level as the ‘twin peaks’ of July 2011. It could be that the
Thomas Carreno: The Financials ETF (NYSEArca:XLF) is currently showing a possible gartley butterfly sell pattern. If the pattern is valid then we should begin to see very soon a sell off in the XLF Financials ETF. The pattern and its bearish implications will not work if we start to see the XLF trade higher