BlackRock: Outlook For U.S. Banks Greatly Improved (IYF)

From BlackRock: U.S. bank stocks have lagged both the broader market and their European peers so far this year, but we see a brighter outlook for the group ahead.
NYSE:IYF September 26, 2017 8:41am

BlackRock: Pay Attention to Health Care, Financials This Election Season

From BlackRock: This has been an unusual election in the United States, to say the least. Heidi Richardson discusses some of the potential investment implications as we head towards voting day.
NYSE:IYF September 7, 2016 2:24pm

ProShares Adds New 3x Leveraged Financials ETFs (FINU, FINZ, IYF, FAS, FAZ)

Michael Johnston: ProShares added a pair of products designed for investors looking to bet on the short term performance of the often volatile financial sector today.
NYSE:FAS July 17, 2012 10:54pm

Five Ways You May Be Using the Wrong ETF

Matt Hougan, Index Universe president of ETF analytics, breaks down five ways to tell if you're using the wrong exchange traded fund. Matt explains how to identify the ETF that gives you the best exposure to the sector you wish to invest in. He notes that
NYSE:DVY June 14, 2012 12:17pm

Preferred Stock ETF Investing: A Complete Guide For Investors (CNPF, IPFF, PFF, PGF, PGX, PSK, VFH, IYF)

Eric Dutram: The world thrives on innovation. With the growth and advent of technology, each day marks new developments and creates something useful for mankind. Talking about innovation and

NYSE:CNPF April 29, 2012 12:48pm

The Durbin Amendment: Banks and ETFs To Watch (FPX, KBE, IYF, WFC, BAC, USB, FITB, V, MA)

Kevin Grewal:  The Durbin Amendment seeks to reduce credit and debit card networks from imposing anti-competitive restrictions and high transaction fees on small businesses, merchants and government agencies and could provide positive support for some large-cap and regional
NYSE:FPX June 22, 2011 10:17am

Wagner Daily: Respect The Trend But Watch For Signals (IYF, TUR, DBB, EEV, EIDO, IWM, QQQ, DIA, SPY)

Stocks fell hard on Friday closing at both the session and weekly lows. The market fell under severe selling pressure for most of the day before showing some signs of life at 2:00 pm. However, the
NYSE:DBB June 13, 2011 10:05am

Financials Consolidate Their Position Among Top Trending ETFs (FAS, IYG, RKH, UYG, VFH, XLF, IYF)

Back on December 11 I wrote that, to my surprise, the financial sector seemed to be staging a real comeback. At that time I pointed out that the ETF Trend Performance Report indicated that a
NYSE:FAS January 7, 2011 1:19pm

3 ETFs Influenced By The Fed’s New Round Of Stress Tests (XLF, IYF, VFH, C, BAC, WFC, JPM)

In an attempt to ensure that US financial institutions are financially stable, the Federal Reserve recently announced a new round of stress tests, influencing the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund
NYSE:IYF November 17, 2010 6:20pm

Financial ETFs May Be Hit By Slim Bank Profits (XLF, IYF, VFH, KBE, JPM, WFC, BAC)

Nearly two years after the unfolding of the global financial crisis, U.S. financial companies are struggling to grow revenue streams and are witnessing increased operating costs, resulting in
NYSE:IYF October 15, 2010 4:30pm

Getting The Most Of Your Bet On Financials With These ETFs (FAZ, FAS, SKF, SEF, XLF, VFH, IYF, UYG)

"Leverage can do remarkable things. With enough leverage, a 20% return can be transmuted into 100%. Of course, in the math world whatever is given can also be taken away. Plenty of investors
NYSE:FAS September 8, 2010 11:55am

How Will Financial ETFs Fair With BofA’s Accounting Tricks? (KBE, XLF, FAZ, FAS, IYF, VFH, SKF, UYG, BAC)

"The implications from the WSJ article are that 'banks are carrying more risk most of the time than their investors or customers can easily see.' When it comes time to reporting quarterly earnings
NYSE:FAS July 18, 2010 9:11pm

New Bank Rules Will Be Felt By Financial ETFs (XLF, IYF, VFH)

"Both the U.S. House and Senate recently passed sweeping financial overhauls which include more stringent rules on lending, increased debt-to-capital ratios on large financial institutions and
NYSE:IYF May 24, 2010 8:56pm

Citigroup (C) and Bank Reform Add To Downside In The Financial ETF (XLF)

"Citigroup (NYSE:C) was among the losers of the financial sector Thursday, following the broader market indices lower as the S&P 500 approached correction territory. Citigroup (NYSE:C) shares
NYSE:IYF May 20, 2010 3:03pm

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