Financial Sector Under The Microscope (XLF)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: The US financial sector faced heavy scrutiny in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, but the end result was that banks emerged in better shape overall, according to Shawn Lyons, vice president and portfolio manager, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. He says the combination of a healthy US economy and tax reform should bode well for bank fundamentals.
NYSE:XLF March 21, 2018 6:18am

Trump Officially Kills Off Dodd-Frank Regulations For Banks (KRE)

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I often remind investors to look past the negative and find the positive. Last week provided no shortage of big splashy headline stories, from yet another high-profile personnel shakeup at the White House to a nail-biter special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, from Russia's alleged nerve agent attack on a former double-agent spy to a tragic bridge collapse in Miami.
NYSE:KRE March 20, 2018 6:36am

Banks Finally Start To Raise Deposit Rates, Two Years Late (XLF)

From Tyler Durden: For more than a year now, big banks have been shafting their customers by refusing to raise interest rates on deposits and products like CDs - opting instead to use the added income to pad their bottom lines after nearly a decade of rock-bottom rates.

Are Financials About To Top? (XLF)

Technical analyst Chris Kimble examines the chart pattern of a prominent bank index and finds evidence of a potential topping pattern.
NYSE:XLF March 14, 2018 6:30am

This Chart Says Financial Stocks May Have Topped (XLF)

Technical analyst Chris Kimble examines the chart of an important bank stock index and finds reason for bulls to worry.
NYSE:XLF February 10, 2018 7:32am

Financials Remain A Top Pick Amid Trump’s Presidency (XLF)

From Zacks: The U.S. economy has been on rally mode since Donald Trump's election victory. Trump's tax reform was recently signed into law, increasing optimism among investors around a faster pace in economic growth and on the prospective passing of other policies of the Trump administration.
NYSE:XLF February 2, 2018 5:28am

Are Financials About To Fall Apart All Over Again? (XLF)

From Chris Kimble: Banks started showing cracks back in 2007 and before long they started breaking support and fell hard.
NYSE:XLF January 30, 2018 9:24am

Is Trump Really Deregulating The Banks?

From Keith Weiner: People constantly tell me that Trump is deregulating. What's the proof? Well, the stock market is going up. Unemployment is going down.
NYSE:XLF December 21, 2017 9:04am

SPDR Financial Select ETF (XLF) Sees Major Inflows As Investors Get Bullish On Banks

Optimism has been the theme thus far in December concerning Financial Equities, and ETFs that are concentrated in the space have been anything but quiet lately.
NYSE:XLF December 8, 2017 11:53am

More Gains Ahead For High-Flying Regional Banks? (KRE)

From Chris Kimble: Some question if "Pigs Can Fly." I don't know if they can or can't, of late though, Piggy Banks are flying high and breaking out.
NYSE:KRE October 25, 2017 6:20am

Bank Bulls Should Be Scared Of This Eye-Opening Chart (XLF)

From Chris Kimble: Earlier this week we sent this message to Premium and Sector Members and I wanted to share it with our viewership today.
NYSE:XLF October 19, 2017 8:50am

These ETFs Should Benefit The Most From Trump’s Tax Plan

From Zacks: At the end of September, Trump revealed his much talked-about tax plan, suggesting comprehensive tax cuts for individuals and corporations. Some of the key suggestions are a cut in the corporate tax rate to 20% from 35% and slashing of the number of individual tax brackets to three from seven.
NYSE:KBE October 14, 2017 6:22am

Banks Are Breaking Out Of Recent Basing Pattern (KBE)

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From Chris Kimble: Since the first of this year, banks didn't have much to brag about, as they lagged the broad market to the upside. While lagging, they potentially built a base that could reward the owners of banks for a while going forward.
NYSE:KBE October 8, 2017 7:09am

Financials (XLF) Continue To Outperform Most Other Sectors

From Corey Rosenbloom: As the market jumps to another new all-time high, let's step inside the market to see money flow among the nine sectors.
NYSE:XLF October 5, 2017 6:07am

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