Financial Sector Sends Mixed Signals As Earnings Approach

financial banksRick Pendergraft:   Last week, I wrote about the energy sector and how we were getting mixed signals from the daily charts versus what we are seeing from the weekly charts.
NYSE:FAS April 13, 2016 1:07pm

Financial Sector ETF: Breaking Down or Primed for a Bounce?

financial banksRick Pendergraft:  The materials sector has been the worst-performing sector so far in 2016, but do you know which sector is the second-worst performer? Most people would probably say energy because there has been so much press coverage about the fall in oil prices and the noticeable drop in gas prices each time we stop to fill up.
NYSE:XLE January 29, 2016 5:06pm

Direxion Announces Reverse Share Splits Of Six Leveraged ETFs

direxion 600X300Direxion Investments has announced it will execute reverse share splits for six of its leveraged exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”). The total market value of the shares outstanding will not be affected as a result of these splits, except with respect
NYSE:FAZ August 10, 2015 3:01pm

A Quick Investor Guide To The Most Popular Leveraged ETFs [Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

leverage-decaySweta Killa: The U.S. bourses are once again hovering around their record highs irrespective of volatility and uncertainty. This trend is likely to continue at least in the short term since the looming rates hike is not expected anytime before late September
NYSE:FAS June 24, 2015 4:32pm

Bearish Signals For This Financial ETF? [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd, Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares]

financial banksRick Pendergraft: So far in the second quarter, the financial sector is the top performer among the 10 main sectors, at least according to the select sector SPDR ETFs.
NYSE:FAS June 18, 2015 3:20pm

A Recession Within A Recession [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

Economy recessionOn Friday, the federal government announced that the U.S. economy contracted at a 0.7 percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2015.  This unexpected shrinking of the economy is being primarily blamed on “harsh” weather during the first three months
NYSE:DIA June 1, 2015 4:43pm

Will 2015 Be A Year Of Financial Crashes? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

market correction bearWill 2015 be a year of financial crashes, economic chaos and the start of the next great worldwide depression?  Over the past couple of years, we have all watched as global financial bubbles have gotten larger and larger. 
NYSE:DIA January 5, 2015 4:47pm

The Beginning Of A New Bear Market? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

bearbull1Chris Puplava: Over $5.5 trillion in value has been erased in global equities since they peaked in September and stabilized last Wednesday. The S&P 500 lost nearly 200 points with the Dow shedding nearly 1500 during the correction.
NYSE:FAS October 23, 2014 2:21pm

Why The Next Major Economic Collapse Is Rapidly Approaching [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares]

Economy recessionMost people that discuss the "economic collapse" focus on what is coming in the future.  And without a doubt, we are on the verge of some incredibly hard times.  But what often gets neglected is the immense permanent damage that has been
NYSE:FAS October 14, 2014 2:38pm

Many Investors Still Fear Stocks [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

market-fear-panicDespite this week’s losses, stocks are still having a good year – in fact, they’ve been having a good five years. During the bull market of the last five years, U.S. stocks, as measured by the S&P 500, have generated total returns of 233%.
NYSE:FAS September 26, 2014 12:59pm

Where Is The U.S. Economy Headed? [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

Economy recessionMichael Lombardi: The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) surprised even the most optimistic of economists when it reported the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of four percent in the second quarter of 2014.
NYSE:FAS August 11, 2014 12:20pm

Still No Sign Of A Bear Market [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

bearbullCris Sheridan: How many times has this person or that person tried to time the top, call for a crash, or pronounce each dip as the beginning of a new bear market? Sure, the market is getting more and more expensive, debt levels are still high around the globe,
NYSE:DIA August 7, 2014 3:39pm

The Era Of Financial Insanity [iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

financial crisisMichael Lombardi: My colleague Robert Appel (BA, BBL, LLB) issued a research paper to the subscribers of one of his financial advisories earlier this week. I thought it important that all my readers be aware of and understand the crux
NYSE:DIA July 30, 2014 3:39pm

Setting Up For The Slaughter [Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares]

wall-street-etfMichael Lombardi: Investors poured $4.3 billion into the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) last week, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the S&P 500. For the week, ETFs tracking U.S. equities witnessed the most inflows in the last four weeks.
NYSE:DIA July 23, 2014 2:50pm

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