What Is Driving Bank ETFs Lower? [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

bankThe past few months haven’t exactly been kind to banking stocks. Though an improved asset market and sound balance sheet helped the sector regain the ground it lost five years back in recession, it has again found itself under pressure this year.
NYSE:FXO May 14, 2014 5:16pm

Bargain ETFs To Buy [RevenueShares Financials Sector (ETF), Shares Dow Jones US Insurance Index ETF]

ETFsSweta Killa: The broad market has been seeing rough trading over the past few days as stretched valuations and earnings warnings dampened investor mood.
NYSE:FNDF April 22, 2014 1:14pm

Is Citigroup Inc Plan Rejection Trouble For These ETFs? [PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF, RevenueShares Financials Sector (ETF)]

citigroupSweta Killa: One of the five U.S. banking biggies – Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) – has been hard hit by the rejection of its capital plan by the Fed in the 2014 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) stress test. This is the second time in three
NYSE:IYG March 28, 2014 5:28pm

Financial ETFs To Play The Bank Stress Tests [Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, Wells Fargo & Co, American Express Company]

bankThe results of the much awaited Federal Reserve's annual test of the big banks' financial health indicate a brighter picture than last year. The stress test – first conducted in 2009 after the collapse of big financial institutions like Lehman Brothers
NYSE:KBWC March 26, 2014 4:56pm

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): Financial ETFs In Focus As Vikram Pandit Quits

Eric Dutram: Vikram Pandit led Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) throughout the financial crisis and was a well-known example of how badly things went for many of the big banks during this troubled time. Yet, Citigroup, unlike some of its competitors, just barely survived
NYSE:IYG October 18, 2012 12:49pm

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Rally Lifts Financial ETFs

Stoyan Bojinov: The bulls jumped into Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) today after Wall Street icon Vikram Pandit stepped down as the bank’s chief executive officer. Shares of Citigroup soared to a high of $37.40 on the day bolstered by record trading volumes as investors expressed
NYSE:IYG October 17, 2012 12:34pm

For Financials, Look To These Top Zacks Ranked ETFs (RWW, KBWB, C, JPM, USB, BAC)

Eric Dutram: After enduring overwhelming recessionary shocks during the sub prime crisis of 2008, the financial sector of the U.S economy has recovered quite well. Even though the sector has posted strong numbers for the past two earnings seasons, the current tepid
NYSE:KBWB September 13, 2012 12:20pm

Five Questions To Ask When Buying An ETF (RWW, VWO, RYF, EEM)

Michael Johnston: The ongoing expansion of the ETF industry continues to bring previously hard-to-reach corners of the global financial market at the fingertips of mainstream investors and institutional money managers alike. However, with innovation also comes the introduction of new complexities, and for

NYSE:EEM April 25, 2012 2:34pm

A Look At Three ETFs Crushed By Bank of America’s (NYSE:BAC) 2011 Freefall

Michael Johnston: One of the many appealing attributes of ETFs is the ability to achieve broad exposure through the purchase of a single ticker, thereby whittling away any company-specific risk that comes with individual stock picking. While the “instant diversification” provided by ETFs and mutual
NYSE:FAS January 5, 2012 1:47pm

Friday, April 15, 2011 ETF To Watch: Financials Sector Fund

This week has marked a rare departure from international headlines, as media attention has been centered around numerous government data announcements in the US.
NYSE:RWW April 15, 2011 9:59am

Citi Rebalancing Highlights Benefits of Revenue Weighted ETFs

foodforthoughtThe following is an exerpt from Michael Johnston's article from etfdb. Michael states, "So market capitalization-weighted ETFs, such as iShares’ S&P 500 Fund (IVV) and State Street’s Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), are doubling their holding in Citi following a somewhat arbitrary corporate action (arbitrary in the sense that it in no way impacts the size of the
ETF BASIC NEWS August 7, 2009 2:39pm

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