Sector ETFs Standing Tall In Current Turmoil

etfsSweta Killa:  Marked by high levels of volatility and uncertainty, the second half of 2015 is looking precarious for the U.S. stock market. This is primarily thanks to the stock bubble in China that continues to spook the markets across the globe.
NYSE:FDN September 14, 2015 3:35pm

Regulatory Letdown? Not For These 3 Insurance ETFs [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF]

insuranceDecentralized regulation and consumer protection – the sustained focus of the U.S. insurance regulatory structure – have kept the industry susceptible to insolvency as evident from the 2008 financial crisis. But no constructive measures have been adopted
NYSE:IAK June 6, 2014 4:32pm

Insurance ETFs Crushing Financials On Q1 Earnings [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceAfter driving earnings for many quarters, the financial sector has been a major drag on total Q1 earnings growth. This is especially true as financials is the second-worst performing sector this earnings season, trailing autos.
NYSE:IAK May 13, 2014 4:19pm

Are Insurance ETFs Worth A Look? [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceTaking many investors and analysts by surprise, interest rates in the U.S. have moved southward this year despite the initiation of QE taper. Persistently soft job growth, housing start as well as the fear
NYSE:IAK March 16, 2014 10:31pm

ETFs To Profit From The Hot Insurance Industry [SPDR S&P Insurance ETF, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

insuranceAs the Federal Reserve is not expected to stop its economic hand-holding anytime soon, the prolonged low-interest rate environment will continue to hurt the rate-sensitive part of insurers’ business models. However, continued efforts to transform the business model
NYSE:IAK February 10, 2014 6:47pm

Best and Worst ETFs In The Financial Sector [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd, SPDR S&P Insurance ETF]

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
NYSE:FNIO January 21, 2014 11:51am

Insurance Stock ETFs For Higher Interest Rates

ratesETF Base: The market has its eyes on Bernanke’s “tapering” of quantitative easing. Should the Fed taper its bond buying, rates will inevitably head higher as the supply of dollars chasing fixed-income investments will dwindle, forcing rates
NYSE:IAK July 8, 2013 4:06pm

5 Insurance ETFs To Protect Your Portfolio

Eric Dutram: Leading up to the Q3 earnings season, investors were quite uncertain about the direction of American stocks to close out the year. A great deal of worry is certainly
NYSE:IAK October 30, 2012 4:27pm

ETF Update: Pipeline Continues To Fill

The summer months generally bring a slowdown in trading activity on Wall Street, so it isn’t surprising that product development activity has seemingly slowed a bit in the ETF industry as of late. After dozens of new product launches in previous months, just ten new ETFs debuted in July
NYSE:BUNL August 16, 2011 4:19pm

Three ETFs For Investors To Watch During Hurricane Season (UNG, KBWP, XHB)

With five months of 2011 in the books, the year has already been quite memorable in the extreme weather department, both in the U.S. and abroad. Strong snowstorms in the early part of the year
NYSE:KBWP June 2, 2011 10:18am

Invesco PowerShares Lists Four Financial Sector ETFs Based On KBW Indexes On NYSE Arca (KBWY, KBWD, KBWX, KBWP)

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with more than $50 billion in franchise assets, announced that four new ETF portfolios,
NYSE:KBWD December 2, 2010 10:45am

PowerShares To Launch 4 New Financial Sector Specific ETFs On Dec. 2nd (KBWY, KBWD, KBWX, KBWP)

In an attempt to sustain a competitive advantage in the ever growing exchange traded fund (ETF) world, PowerShares plans to launch four new financial sector specific ETFs to its arsenal on
FUND LAUNCH November 30, 2010 11:41pm

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