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This U.S. Bank Lost 50% Of Its Value This Year

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From Adem Tumerkan: Last week, news broke that new home sales plunged nearly 6% in September. This was the worst month since December 2016.
NYSE:XLF October 30, 2018 7:01am

Banks Are Creating A 2007-Like Topping Pattern

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Technical analyst Chris Kimble looks at a long-term chart of an important bank stock index and sees potential trouble ahead.
NYSE:XLF October 21, 2018 7:30am

Bank ETFs In Focus As The Fed Hikes Rates Again

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From Zacks: The two-day Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting has started on Sep 25. Per the CME Group FedWatch Tool, the odds of a rate hike are 94%, which will be the eighth-rate hike since December 2015.
NYSE:XLF September 27, 2018 6:00am

Wall Street Salaries Surge To Near-Record Levels

From Tyler Durden: Thanks to a wave of consolidation that has helped banks compensate for rock-bottom interest rates and tighter capital requirements, Wall Street’s pre-tax profit grew by a staggering 42% last year, according to an annual report from the
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NYSE:XLF September 20, 2018 6:15am

Ghost Of Lehman Brothers Still Haunts The Finance Space

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From Adem Tumerkan: In just two days – September 15 – it will be the 10-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers collapse. The date they filed bankruptcy.
NYSE:XLF September 14, 2018 6:18am

The Top ETF Picks For A Hawkish Fed

From Zacks: An upbeat August job report has bolstered the case for faster-than-expected rates hike once again. The U.S. economy added 201,000 jobs in August, representing 95 consecutive months of job additions — the longest growth streak.
NYSE:XLF September 12, 2018 6:52am

Mortgage Lenders Repeating The Same Mistakes Again

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From John Rubino: You’d think the previous decade’s housing bust would still be fresh in the minds of mortgage lenders, if no one else. But apparently not.
NYSE:XLF September 8, 2018 7:43am

Financials Are Starting To Look Good Again (XLF)

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From Contrarian Outlook: If you’ve held off on bank stocks for the last few months, I have good and bad news for you.
NYSE:XLF July 22, 2018 8:07am

This Corner Of The Financial Sector Is Booming

From Contrarian Outlook: The credit card business naturally lends itself to good investor returns over most time periods.  But we can bank 50% to 100% gains per year by purchasing when dividend growth is high but a stock is cheap due to headline worries.
NYSE:XLF July 19, 2018 6:07am

Financials In Focus Ahead Of Key Earnings Reports (XLF)

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From Zacks: Big banks will start reporting their Q2 earnings results this week. Let’s take a closer look at the possible earnings picture of the six big banking companies that could drive the performance of the sector. This is especially
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NYSE:XLF July 12, 2018 6:27am

Broker-Dealers Look Like They’re In Deep Trouble (XLF)

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From Dana Lyons: Battered broker-dealer stocks are testing a potentially key line of support.
NYSE:XLF July 5, 2018 6:02am

Financial ETFs In Focus Following Fed Stress Tests (XLF)

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From Zacks: The U.S. Banking sector has cleared the key exam conducted by the Federal Reserve, barring a few. Regulators okayed most of the 35 largest U.S. banks to raise their dividends and buy back shares, reaffirming their ability to
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NYSE:XLF July 2, 2018 5:55am

Financial Sector’s Leader Is Breaking Down (XLF)

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From Chris Kimble: The chart below looks at JP Morgan (JPM) over the past 16 years. JP Morgan has been done very well since the 2009 lows, as its gains have surpassed the S&P 500 and Banks overall by a large percent (See
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NYSE:XLF June 30, 2018 6:48am

Financials Could Be In Trouble Here (XLF)

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From Chris Kimble: The chart below looks at the Bank Index (BKX) over the past 11 years. At this time the trend on banks remains up.
NYSE:XLF June 28, 2018 6:05am

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