Two Banking ETFs Looking For More Gains In Q2

bankThe broad U.S. benchmarks are now at all-time highs, buoyed by improving economic fundamentals and a loose monetary policy. As such, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), tracking the broad S&P 500 index, is up 9.3% year-to-date.
NYSE:KBE March 29, 2013 12:57pm

A Closer Look At These ETF Trades: iShares Dow Jones US Medical Devices, SPDR KBW Bank

sellbuyFor the second day in a row, the main stock market indexes recovered from early weakness and closed near their highs of the day. However, as with the previous day's action, volume once again played spoiler, as turnover decreased on the NYSE and Nasdaq by 7%.
NYSE:IHI March 5, 2013 11:38am

What’s Driving Bank ETFs Higher? SPDR KBW Bank, PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF

bank1Eric Dutram: The financial sector which is said to be the leading indicator of the overall market trend has been lately exhibiting a bullish sentiment. In fact the recent rally in the equity market is mostly attributable to the performance of banking stocks. The possible driver of the strong performance
NYSE:KBE February 21, 2013 6:24pm

Potential Swing Trades In The SPDR KBW Bank ETF and The iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index

sellbuyStocks suffered their first substantial round of losses in weeks yesterday, as a negative reaction to the Fed's last policy meeting gave traders a good excuse to sell and lock in profits from the current uptrend. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite declined 1.2% and 1.5% respectively. Blue chips held up the best, as the Dow

Swing Trade Buy Signal In The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE)

sellbuyThe weekly chart of the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEARCA:KBE) shows a tightening of the price action since March of last year. As shown on the weekly chart below, notice how the distance from each "swing high" to "swing low" has tightened up. This is the type of price action we look for in all bullish consolidation patterns
NYSE:KBE January 17, 2013 12:16pm

ETFs To Make 20% No Matter What The Fiscal Cliff Decision Is? (NYSEArca:XHB, NYSE:HD, NASDAQ:IBB, NYSEArca:KBE, NYSE:BAC)

Warren Financial Service CIO Randy Warren on why investors should consider ETFs for their portfolios in the year ahead. Randy offers up three plays that he says could yield you 20% no matter what
NASDAQ:IBB December 31, 2012 11:42am

Bank ETFs Rocket In 2012 but The Rally Isn’t Over

ETF Base: Investors in banking stocks made out like bandits in 2012 despite worries of a European meltdown, slowly-improving housing market, new regulations, and falling net interest margin.
NYSE:KBE November 19, 2012 12:13am

Banking ETFs 101 (XLF, KBE, PJB, KBWB)

Eric Dutram: The financial sector of the U.S economy has been one of the best performing sectors this year, both in terms of stock market performance as well as quarterly
NYSE:KBE October 18, 2012 12:40am

Three Reasons You Should Like Banks (KBE)

Tom Essaye: Over the past several weeks the stock market, broadly speaking, has seen the summer rally stall, as lack of continued progress in Europe weighs on sentiment. However, bank stocks is one sector that has continued to perform well despite the market pausing. And as we enter earnings season,
NYSE:KBE October 17, 2012 4:42pm

Five Of The Worst ETF Strategies Of The Last Five Years (PSP, IAI, IYG, KBE, PXN, PBW, GEX, PBD, UNG)

Daniela Pylypczak: The financial crash of 2008 has forever changed the way investors approach the market. After seeing bottom-line returns crumble before their eyes, many are now understandably wary of particularly risky asset classes. Portfolio allocation
NYSE:IAI August 9, 2012 1:48pm

Look For A Short Entry Trigger For This SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE)

Stocks got hit hard on Friday as volume expanded. The Dow Jones Industrial Average showed the most strength, as it contained losses to 0.9%. The S&P 500 slid 1.0% while the S&P MidCap 400 and the small-cap Russell 2000 shed 1.1% and 1.3% respectively.
NYSE:KBE July 23, 2012 9:45am

Look For A Potential Entry In This Bank ETF (KBE)

Wednesday was a solid day for stocks. Led by the Nasdaq, the major indices gapped up at the open and spent the remainder of the day consolidating near session highs. By the closing bell the Nasdaq had gained 2.3%, as the Nasdaq 100 added 2.7%. Both the S&P MidCap 400 and the small-cap Russell 2000

NYSE:KBE April 26, 2012 10:04am

The Financial Sectors Vital Role To Bull Markets (XLF, KBE, KIE, KRE, BAC, JPM, C, WFC)

Jonathan Butz: There’s never been a bull market in history without the financial sector playing a role. After middling performance over the last year, the financial sector has posted impressive year-to-date gains which has coincided with a bullish market over the past few months. While the S&P 500 is up a little

NYSE:KBE April 9, 2012 4:11pm

Best ETFs In March 2012 – Finance and Volatility (XIV, FAS, TYH, IYG, AAPL, KBE, KRE, SNV, STI, RF, BPOP)

ETF Base:  Let’s breakdown the best and worst performing exchange-traded funds in March 2012, while highlighting the best three leveraged and unleveraged funds.

NYSE:FAS April 1, 2012 9:20pm

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