ProShares Launches 2 Leveraged Financial ETFs (FINU, FINZ, FAS, FAZ, SEF, SKF, UYG, JPM, WFC)

Eric Dutram: ProShares, the Maryland –based ETF issuer best known for its wide array of leveraged and inverse ETFs, has expanded its lineup in this space once again with two more funds.
NYSE:FAS July 14, 2012 11:13pm

Financials: Time To Double Down On Banks For The Long Term? (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, BAC, JPM)

Don Miller: Based on recent performance from the sector's biggest names, it's easy to argue that financial stocks are making a comeback. Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) is up 27% in 2012. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is up 29%. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is up a whopping 59%. 

NYSE:FAS April 13, 2012 10:47am

Financials ETF Still Not Able To Exceed Bearish Gartley Pattern (XLF, SKF, UYG, FAS, FAZ)

Thomas Carreno:  The market as represented by the major indices has not been able to make new significant upward ground in recent days.  Essentially the indices have been flat the last 5 days.  This flat sideways market action is occurring at the same level as the ‘twin peaks’ of July 2011.  It could be that the

NYSE:FAS February 15, 2012 1:56pm

Financial Sector ETF Bearish Gartley Butterfly Pattern Is Working (XLF, FAS, SKF, FAZ, UYG)

Thomas Carreno:  The Bearish Gartley Butterfly pattern that I posted previously on the Financial Sector ETF (NYSEArca:XLF) is looking like it is starting to work and we may be seeing the ‘fruits’ of that bearish pattern right now.  The early market action now is in rejection mode and we could see downside
NYSE:FAS February 10, 2012 4:10pm

Possible Gartley Butterfly Sell Pattern In The Financials ETF? (XLF, SKF, FAS, FAZ, UYG)

Thomas Carreno: The Financials ETF (NYSEArca:XLF) is currently showing a possible gartley butterfly sell pattern.  If the pattern is valid then we should begin to see very soon a sell off in the XLF Financials ETF.  The pattern and its bearish implications will not work if we start to see the XLF trade higher

NYSE:FAS February 8, 2012 4:43pm

The 2008 Financial Crisis Was Nothing Compared To What Lies Ahead (XLF, SKF, FAZ, BAC, C, JPM, GS, JPM)

Michael Snyder: The people out there that believe that the U.S. economy is experiencing a permanent recovery and that very bright days are ahead for us should have their heads examined. 
NYSE:FAS February 5, 2012 12:27am

Big Banks Are Still Risky Investments (XLF, FAS, FAZ, UYG, SKF, MS, BAC, C, GS, JPM, WFC)

Ian Wyatt: Big bank stocks had a good showing last week, with share prices rising across the board. The six biggest U.S. banks by market capitalization gained an average of 8% during the holiday-shortened week in which each released its 2011 fourth-quarter earnings. Since the financial sector is the
NYSE:FAS January 25, 2012 4:01pm

The Myth Of U.S. De-Leveraging (XLF, FAS, SKF, FAZ, UYG, C, BAC, GS)

Jeff Nielson: Following the Crash of ’08, when the mainstream propaganda machine was desperately trying to “put a happy face” on the collapse of the U.S. economy, a ridiculous two-part economic myth was first spawned, and then regurgitated millions of times by media talking-heads: ordinary
NYSE:FAS January 18, 2012 1:37pm

Capitulation Bottom: Why I’m Fearful That A Crash Is Coming & Soon (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, GS, WFC)

Shah Gilani: It seems that my Thursday edition of Wall Street Insights & Indictments was warmly received by the bullish crowd, many of whom reached out to me to thank me for my optimism.
NYSE:FAS January 17, 2012 12:17pm

Tuesday’s ETF To Watch: KBW Bank Portfolio (KBWB, C, WFC, XLF, UYG)

Jared Cummans: With U.S. markets taking a holiday on Martin Luther King Jr. day, today will mark the first reaction to Friday’s downgrade. After market close on Friday, Standard and Poor’s downgraded the debts of nine European countries, including the AAA-rated France and Austria.

Big Banks Earnings: Don’t Be Misled By The Sagging Banking Sector (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, UYG, C, BAC, GS)

David Zeiler: As the grim bank earnings roll in over the next couple of weeks, beginning with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) tomorrow (Friday) morning, don't fall into the trap of thinking the financial sector's woes in the last quarter reflect a sinking U.S. economy.
NYSE:FAS January 13, 2012 11:52am

Financials: How Banks Are Using Your Money To Create The Next Crash (XLF, FAS, FAZ, SKF, BAC, C, JPM)

Keith Fitz-Gerald: In 2008, reckless credit default swaps nearly obliterated the global economy. Now comes the next crisis - rehypothecated assets. It's a complicated, fancy term in the global banking complex. Yet it's one you need to know.
NYSE:FAS January 4, 2012 11:48am

The U.S. Federal Reserve Lets Big Banks Off The Hook… Again (XLF, FAS, FAZ, BAC, GS, C, JPM, WFC, SKF, UYG)

David Zeiler: We've told you before that the U.S. Federal Reserve puts Wall Street's interest above that of the American public. And yesterday (Wednesday) the central bank proved it... again.
NYSE:FAS December 22, 2011 11:44am

Why A 2008-Type Scenario Is Now Unavoidable; 2012 Will Be Worse Than 2008 (XLF, UYG, FAS, FAZ, SKF)

Martin D. Weiss: If you think 2008 was a bad year,  wait till you see 2012! The world’s largest banks have far less capital, the  world’s largest governments have far less bailout power, and each is pulling  the other into an abyss.
NYSE:FAS December 19, 2011 2:22pm

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