KBW, CFRA downgrade bank sector on poor economic outlook

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From Hugh Son:
NYSE:XLF December 12, 2018 2:17pm

Bank stocks leading the market lower today

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From Richard X. Bove:
NYSE:XLF December 10, 2018 1:21pm

Financial Sector Update, November 9, 2018

From Nasdaq: November 9, 2018 Financial Sector Update
NYSE:XLF November 9, 2018 1:31pm

This U.S. Bank Lost 50% Of Its Value This Year

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From Adem Tumerkan: Last week, news broke that new home sales plunged nearly 6% in September. This was the worst month since December 2016.
NYSE:XLF October 30, 2018 7:01am

Banks Are Creating A 2007-Like Topping Pattern

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Technical analyst Chris Kimble looks at a long-term chart of an important bank stock index and sees potential trouble ahead.
NYSE:XLF October 21, 2018 7:30am

Bank ETFs In Focus As The Fed Hikes Rates Again

From Zacks: The two-day Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting has started on Sep 25. Per the CME Group FedWatch Tool, the odds of a rate hike are 94%, which will be the eighth-rate hike since December 2015.
NYSE:XLF September 27, 2018 6:00am

Wall Street Salaries Surge To Near-Record Levels

From Tyler Durden: Thanks to a wave of consolidation that has helped banks compensate for rock-bottom interest rates and tighter capital requirements, Wall Street's pre-tax profit grew by a staggering 42% last year, according to an annual report from the New York State Office of the Comptroller.
NYSE:XLF September 20, 2018 6:15am

Ghost Of Lehman Brothers Still Haunts The Finance Space

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From Adem Tumerkan: In just two days - September 15 - it will be the 10-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers collapse. The date they filed bankruptcy.
NYSE:XLF September 14, 2018 6:18am

The Top ETF Picks For A Hawkish Fed

From Zacks: An upbeat August job report has bolstered the case for faster-than-expected rates hike once again. The U.S. economy added 201,000 jobs in August, representing 95 consecutive months of job additions -- the longest growth streak.
NYSE:XLF September 12, 2018 6:52am

Mortgage Lenders Repeating The Same Mistakes Again

From John Rubino: You'd think the previous decade's housing bust would still be fresh in the minds of mortgage lenders, if no one else. But apparently not.
NYSE:XLF September 8, 2018 7:43am

Financials Are Starting To Look Good Again (XLF)

From Contrarian Outlook: If you've held off on bank stocks for the last few months, I have good and bad news for you.
NYSE:XLF July 22, 2018 8:07am

This Corner Of The Financial Sector Is Booming

From Contrarian Outlook: The credit card business naturally lends itself to good investor returns over most time periods.  But we can bank 50% to 100% gains per year by purchasing when dividend growth is high but a stock is cheap due to headline worries.
NYSE:XLF July 19, 2018 6:07am

Financials In Focus Ahead Of Key Earnings Reports (XLF)

From Zacks: Big banks will start reporting their Q2 earnings results this week. Let's take a closer look at the possible earnings picture of the six big banking companies that could drive the performance of the sector. This is especially true as the Major Banks industry accounts for about half of the sector's earnings.
NYSE:XLF July 12, 2018 6:27am

Broker-Dealers Look Like They’re In Deep Trouble (XLF)

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From Dana Lyons: Battered broker-dealer stocks are testing a potentially key line of support.
NYSE:XLF July 5, 2018 6:02am

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