Investors’ Contempt For Bank Stocks Could Lift These ETFs

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From Todd Shriber: The number of investors that like bank stocks and the related exchange traded funds are rapidly dwindling as the financial services sector ranks as one of this year’s worst-performing groups in the S&P 500.
NYSE:FAZ January 2, 2019 1:18pm

Look For Bank ETFs To Continue To Move Lower Based On This Evaluation (FAZ, FAS, C, BAC, JPM, AIG)

Looks like the bulls will be frying on a wooden stick via the bears bond-fire as of early morning Tuesday, June, 29, 2010, especially considering the bloody massacre that took place in our World
NYSE:FAS June 29, 2010 12:21pm

The Goldman Sachs Drama Sends Financial ETFs All Over The Map

“Investors had expected this week to be all about earnings reports. And for the first four days it was, with several bellwether firms reporting first quarter results that ranged from disappointing
NYSE:FAZ April 18, 2010 11:30am

The Direxion 3X Financial ETF Crashed And Burned Investors In 2009

“Of the 881 ETFs tracked by Morningstar, the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares Fund (NYSE: FAZ) has been the worst performing ETF in 2009
NYSE:FAZ December 28, 2009 12:55pm

3X Leveraged Financial ETF’s Top The Charts In Trading Volume (FAS, FAZ, SPY, XLF)

3X Leveraged ETF’s are among the most popular ETF’s, with the financial ones leading the way.  Direxion’s funds FAZ and FAS account for most of ETF volume topping the charts at 3rd and 4th according to ETF Database. This would make
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ETF BASIC NEWS July 22, 2009 11:23am

3X Leveraged ETF’s Create Havoc For The Retail Investor (FAZ, FAS)

Brenda Wenning, a financial adviser in Newton, Mass., has seen firsthand the damage leveraged exchange-traded funds can wreak in the portfolio of an unsophisticated investor. “A new client came in and had a leveraged ETF in his portfolio. He had
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ETF BASIC NEWS July 20, 2009 10:17am

The Reverse Split In ETF’s (FAS & FAZ) May Reduce The Market’s Volume By 5%

A Reverse split took place today for two of Direxion’s most popular leveraged ETF’s.  FAZ which seeks 300% of the inverse daily performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index executed a 1:10 reverse split.  And, FAS which seeks 300% of
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ETF BASIC NEWS July 9, 2009 10:52am

Quantifying 3X Leverage ETF Performance vs. Target Index (FAS, FAZ, BGU, BGZ, ERX, ERY)

“Direxion has issued its semi-annual report for its triple leverage ETF holders and there are some interesting revelations here.  While there are many others covered, we wanted to demonstrate some of the differences among the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X
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NYSE:BGU July 7, 2009 10:56am

Direxion To Reverse Split FAZ/FAS

Newton, MA – July 6, 2009 – Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment strategies to sophisticated investors, announced today that it will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares (FAS)
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ETF BASIC NEWS

Leveraged ETF’s Are A Trader’s Dream Come True (UPRO, SPXU, FAZ, FAS)

Leveraged ETF’s are powerful trading tools that are ending up in most investors portfolios.  Volume is surging in the leveraged vehicles as investors trade 2X and 3X ETF’s in just about any sector.
ETF BASIC NEWS July 6, 2009 9:55am

Options In ETF-FAZ Show Investors Are Betting Against Financials

A sign of weakness as we go into the expiration of options on Friday, investors are betting against financials today in the options pit.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 17, 2009 1:57pm

22 US Banks Downgraded By S&P, Creating Pressure On Banking ETF’S (FAS, UYG, XLF, SKF, FAZ)

Bank stocks were down on Wednesday following the S&P report of bank downgrades, putting pressure on the financial ETF’s  FAS, UYG,  XLF.  On the other hand financial inverse ETF’s FAZ & SKF are enjoying the bad news, which are seeing strong gains not seen for
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ETF BASIC NEWS

ETF Billion Dollar Club: June 2009

The number of members in the ETF Billion Dollar Club held steady this month at 15, but there are changes in the roster. SPDR Select Sector Energy (XLE) is back in the club after a one-month absence, and iShares MSCI
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ETF BASIC NEWS June 8, 2009 9:09am

A (Popular) ETF Down 97%??? (FAZ)

There’s a lot of interesting information in the latest report, including a complete table showing assets and inflows by ETF provider. Of all the data points covered, however, one in particular caught my eye. So far this year, the Direxion
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NYSE:FAZ June 5, 2009 9:38am

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