Best Way To Play Rising Rates With ETFs [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd, iShares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF, SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF)]

ratesWith the Federal Reserve signaling interest rate hike sooner and faster than expected, investors have started looking for some profitable avenues in the rising interest rate environment.  
NYSE:IAK March 23, 2014 1:18pm

Top Ranked Regional Banking ETF In Focus

in focus spotlightThe finance sector has been the earnings leader this year, adding double-digit returns so far this year. It contributed 19.2% to the Index earnings year to date, the highest among all sectors.
NYSE:KRE December 23, 2013 3:50pm

ETF Trade Setups On The Long Side Have Been Drying Up

money and investingMorpheus Trading: As mentioned in yesterday's report, actionable swing trade setups on the long side have been drying up over the past few days. From our nightly scans, many charts look as though they could use a few weeks or so of base building 
NYSE:KRE November 20, 2013 11:53am

Can The SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF) Hold The Highs?

sellbuyMorpheus Trading: An ugly selloff in the final 90 minutes of trading forced most broad averages into negative territory by the close. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 held up fairly well, but the late plunge created ugly bearish reversal candles
NYSE:KRE November 19, 2013 11:26am

Three Top Ranked ETFs From Hot Sectors

etfs etfsPoliticians in Washington finally managed to arrive at a last-minute deal to avoid the disaster, even though the solution is only a temporary one. The stock market rejoiced the deal, more so because the fiscal uncertainty will most likely
NYSE:KRE October 29, 2013 1:23pm

ETFs To Watch Heading Into Earnings Season

market outlookBesides more dysfunction from Washington D.C., investors will likely be cluing in to earnings season this week. Current earnings growth is expected to be around just 2.3%, and this represents a bit of a scaling back from the 5.2% that was
NYSE:IYT October 3, 2013 2:56pm

The Investment Case For Regional Bank ETFs

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.
NYSE:IAT September 23, 2013 3:48pm

ETFs To Play In A Rising Rate Environment

percent rateNeena Mishra: A slew of positive economic data in the last few days has led many market participants to believe that the Fed will start tapering this month. On the other hand, some analysts still think that there are a number of factors that support
NYSE:BKLN September 9, 2013 4:31pm

Five Lessons From The Top and Bottom ETF Performers

etfs etfsRudy Martin: With Labor Day here, summer is ending. It’s time to get serious about squeezing good results from the last four months of 2013.
NASDAQ:SOCL August 28, 2013 3:35pm

3 Regional Bank ETFs Poised To Outperform In 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.
NYSE:IAT July 29, 2013 3:05pm

Are Banks and Housing About to Get Crushed by Rising Rates?

banksThe evidence is everywhere: mortgage rates are at a two-year high, applications have fallen for four straight weeks after climbing for more than a year, and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says he would have to "push back" if the impact of

NYSE:KBE July 12, 2013 1:14pm

The Banks Are Firmly Higher After Some Early Indecision

sandpS&P futures are basically flat this morning and the focus from traders this morning is on the banks after earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). The banks delivered solid reports this

Why This Is Not A Buy and Hold Market

buy-and-holdDavid Fabian: 2013 has certainly been an interesting year so far. We have seen precious metals prices deflate, interest rates rise, stocks continue to march higher, and currencies gyrate like a yo-yo. For short-term traders this kind
NYSE:BOND July 11, 2013 3:10pm

The Banking Sector Could Be A Big Beneficiary From Higher Rates

percent rateThe recent shocker from the Federal Reserve has thrown markets off their bullish course. Now, investors are beginning to prepare for a life with higher rates, less stimulus, and possible bond losses.
NYSE:KBWR July 3, 2013 1:17pm

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