Financials Are Suddenly Looking Dangerous Here (XLF)

From Chris Kimble: The banks always play a major role in the performance of the broader stock market indexes. On the bullish side of the ledger, the banking sector gives confidence to markets when it is outperforming or performing in line.
NYSE:XLF June 1, 2018 6:05am

How To Maximize Those Low Financial Sector Dividends (XLF)

From Contrarian Outlook: Almost every investor has a built-in bias that causes them to miss out on significant gains. It's 100% predictable, easy for us to profit from and is running rampant in the markets today.
NYSE:XLF May 17, 2018 6:16am

Stars Could Be Aligning For Bank Stocks To Thrive (KBWB)

From Franklin Templeton Investments: Franklin Equity Group Vice President and Portfolio Manager Matt Quinlan explains why he thinks US banks could benefit from a more favorable economic and regulatory environment.
NASDAQ:KBWB April 20, 2018 6:25am

Why Financials May Have Peaked (XLF)

From Tyler Durden: Since the big US banks began dropping their blockbuster earnings last Friday morning, things have not gone according to plan for the shareholders.
NYSE:XLF April 19, 2018 6:49am

Subprime Mortgage Loans Are Back, With A New Name (XLF)

From Record student loan balances? Check. Trillion dollar credit card debt? Check. Six tech stocks dominating the Nasdaq? Check. Subprime auto loans at record levels? Check.
NYSE:XLF April 16, 2018 7:09am

Bank Stocks In A Tenuous Spot (KBW)

Technical analyst Chris Kimble examines a key banking index and finds reason to believe a renewed rally -- or a breakdown -- could be coming soon.
NYSE:KBE April 7, 2018 7:32am

Time To Target Financials Again? (XLF)

From Contrarian Outlook: It's happening again: blood is in the streets. And if you remember the timeless advice of Warren Buffett, you know what to do: be greedy.
NYSE:XLF April 6, 2018 5:50am

Are Banks Peaking Right At Financial Crisis Highs? (XLF)

From Chris Kimble: Market technician Chris Kimble finds some startling similarities between today's financial sector picture and that of 2008.
NYSE:XLF March 26, 2018 6:24am

It Might Pay To Be Long Energy, Short Financials (XLE)

From Steven Vannelli, CFA: As of this writing, WTI crude oil is back above $65/barrel, closing in on the recent $66.33 high on January 26. While oil and US equities have been in a "wedge" formation where, hemmed in by the January 26 high and the February 90 low, crude oil has broken out from its wedge.
NYSE:XLE March 22, 2018 6:31am

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

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