Regional Bank ETFs To Gain From Steepening Yield Curve [SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF), Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

bankAfter lackluster performance last year, regional banks have been leading the financial sector higher for most of this year. This space has been a solid player as a strong dollar and global growth concerns compelled investors to look for U.S. exposure.
NYSE:IAT June 22, 2015 4:32pm

Smoking Gun Evidence That The New York Fed Serves The Interests Of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)

banksFor years, many people have suspected that the New York Fed is more or less controlled by the "too big to fail" banks.  Well, now we have smoking gun evidence that this is indeed the case.  A very brave lawyer named Carmen Segarra
NYSE:XLF September 29, 2014 11:31am

Reasons To Be Bullish On Financial ETFs

financial banksThe financial sector is one of the best performers this year thanks to a reviving banking sector in the U.S. In fact, the recent rally in the equity market was mostly supported by financial stocks.
NYSE:IYG October 21, 2013 5:30pm

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

How To Trade ETFs Like A Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager

etfs etfsBillionaires Portfolio: Today I want to teach you how a Billion Dollar Hedge Fund, like the one I worked for, which had mostly institutional accounts (Endowments, pension funds etc.) trades. Hedge Funds are called hedge funds because
NYSE:EDZ July 2, 2013 2:18pm

Why Investors Should Look At The Financial Sector (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF)

Don Lucek: Last week, I gave you several reasons why the Technology sector should prosper in 2013 and beyond. We also named the subsectors bound to lead the way.
NYSE:FAS November 12, 2012 12:52pm

Visualizing Sector Rotation Stock Performance (XLK, XLF, XLU, AAPL, GOOG, BAC, NEE, EXC)

Corey Rosenbloom:  As a follow-up to yesterday’s “Bullish Sector Rotation Model” post, let’s take a moment to clarify how investors and traders can use top-level Sector Rotation themes to their advantage.

NYSE:XLF March 28, 2012 12:45pm

Big Banks: Will Bank Of America Go Bust? (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC)

Sara Nunnally: Late yesterday, one of the greatest modern-day innovators passed away. Steve Jobs died Wednesday, one day after the latest version of the iPhone was announced.
NYSE:FAS October 6, 2011 1:19pm

Triangulating Financial Bull ETF Challenges Critical Support (FAS, FAZ, XLF, UYG, SKF)

Corey Rosenbloom:  With the broad indexes challenging – and in some cases breaking – initial ‘barrier’ support levels, the financial sector is already breaking down into fresh 2011 lows.
NYSE:FAS May 23, 2011 10:01pm

Citigroup (C) Bucks The Trend On Upgrade Helping This Financial ETF (KBE)

"Citigroup (NYSE:C) shares were among the winners in the financial sector Monday after analysts at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) upgraded the megabank's stock, arguing that Citi's massive trading desk
NYSE:KBE May 24, 2010 2:16pm

Weighing In On Citigroup (NYSE: C) Within These Financial ETFs

"Citigroup (NYSE: C) beat analysts' first-quarter earnings estimates, prompting investors to push up its stock by 7% yesterday. With the gain, Citigroup's stock (C) has soared more than 40% this year
ETF BASIC NEWS April 22, 2010 10:06pm

A Detailed Look At Banks And The Financial Select Sector ETF

"While we're talking about the financial sector let's go over and take a look at the Financial Select Sector ETF (NYSE: XLF). It, too, had a weekly downside reversal, as the up move last week peaked
ETF BASIC NEWS April 19, 2010 5:02pm

Senator Dodd’s Newly Proposed Bill Will Hurt Financial ETFs

"Although the future of reform legislation remains unclear, a recent bill proposed by Senator Christopher Dodd (D., Conn.) could potentially hinder the financial sector and its exchange traded
NYSE:IAI March 16, 2010 12:10pm

Trouble Ahead For Bank ETFs As A Tidal Wave Of New Foreclosures Loom Over The Housing Market

forclosure "The broader financial sector, including  brokerages and insurers, makes up roughly 16% of the market value of the Standard & Poor's 500 index. That's the second-largest sector after
ETF BASIC NEWS March 7, 2010 6:29pm

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