Regulator Relief Is Good for Financial ETFs-The U.S. financial sector and related exchange traded funds have been falling behind the broader equities market after the global financial downturn that triggered a rash of new rules for
A Strong Case for Bank ETFs-In an improving economic environment with potentially favorable policy changes ahead, investors may consider an overweight position in financial sector stocks, notably banks and related exchange traded funds. "We like
An Important Streak For Big Bank ETF-Financial services stocks and exchange traded funds rose last week after the Federal Reserve said it will gradually begin unwinding its balance sheet and fixed income traders priced in increasing
ETFs on TV and in the Financial Media-By Grant Engelbart, CLS Investments Over the July 4 holiday, I had the privilege of stepping away from the office for a while, and I found myself watching a lot of
Ahead of Earnings, Concerns for Financial ETFs-Already a disappointing sector through 2017's early stages, the financial services sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, faces plenty of skepticism ahead of its earnings season, which
It’s Time to be Patient With Bank ETFs-The once-hot financial services sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, rapidly turned cold in the face of some dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve earlier this month.
Inflation Rising? ETFs to Consider-The key role various inflation measures may play in future Fed rate hikes By Hafeez Esmail, Main Management Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate (Fed Funds)
Financial, Bank ETFs Take a Blow on Trump Doubts-Financial and bank sector exchange traded funds were pummeled Tuesday as traders worried about how President Donald Trump will deliver on his campaign promises that recently fueled the market rally
Challenges Remain for Financial Services ETFs-Financial services exchange traded funds surged last Friday after President Donald Trump revealed plans to scale back 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation, which increased regulations on banks and financial services companies following
Not All ETFs Are Created Equal-With the plethora of exchange traded fund options to choose from, investors should carefully look under the hood of a prospective ETF investment, even if two sound similar and track
Bank ETFs Still Waiting for Earnings to Surge-The Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) has been under the microscope in recent weeks as the financial services sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, kicked off
An Important Season for Bank, Financial ETFs-Bank stocks and sector-related exchange traded funds strengthened Friday as three major U.S. lenders helped pave the way for continued strength in the financial segment. The Financial Select Sector SPDR
Bank ETFs Get Ready For Earnings Deluge-Earnings season for the financial services sector kicks off in significant fashion Friday. For investors in exchange traded funds, such as the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF), there is
Bank ETFs Look to Keep Their Momentum-The Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) is coming off one of its best annual performances since the global financial crisis. While the financial services sector, the second-largest sector allocation
Go-Go Days for Bank ETFs Could be Ahead-The SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE) and SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEArca: KRE), among other exchange traded funds dedicated to bank stocks, have been soaring since early November,
Financial ETFs Bank on Trump Victory-Each week, ETF Trends publisher Tom Lydon sits down for “ETF of the Week” for MarketWatch on Chuck Jaffe’s MoneyLife Show where he highlights big movers and losers among exchange traded funds. This week, Lydon
ETF Picks for a Clinton or Trump Presidency-Election day is right around the corner and the markets are sitting on edge. With a new president and administration, investors can expect some major changes that could ripple through the
A Bullish Technical Take on Financial ETFs-Financial services exchange traded funds, including the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE), have not been investor favorites this year. With U.S.
ETFs That Welcome a Fed Rate Hike-The markets soured on speculation of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate hike as soon as this month. However, there are market segments and exchange traded funds that welcome higher
Bank ETFs are Getting Their Acts Together-Financial services exchange traded funds, including the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE), have scuffled a bit this year as the Federal
Bank ETFs Surge on Strong July Job Report-Bank stocks and sector-related exchange traded funds led market gains Friday after the Labor Department reported robust job creation in July, adding to speculation that the Federal Reserve may have
Some Traders are Nibbling at Bank ETFs-Financial services exchange traded funds, including the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE), have not been investor favorites this year. With U.S.
Bank ETFs Still Merit Caution-Financial services exchange traded funds, including the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) and the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (NYSEArca: KBE), have been sector-level laggards this year. With U.S. interest
Financial Sector ETFs Plunge on Brexit Contagion-Bank stocks and financial sector exchange traded funds were the biggest losers in U.S. markets as traders weighed the potential years of uncertainty in response to the passing "Brexit" referendum.
At Risk Sector ETFs in a Brexit Vote-The upcoming United Kingdom referendum, or "Brexit" vote, that will decide its fate within the European Union has caused a lot of market headaches, especially among bank stock and financial
Bank on Financial ETFs in Rising Rate Environment-Investors should focus on the financial sector as the probability of a rising interest rate environments becomes more likely, notably bank-related exchange traded funds that can capitalize on a steepening
6 Bank ETFs’ Moment in the Sun-The financial sector and bank exchange traded funds (ETFs) jumped Wednesday on a steepening yield curve ahead of the Federal Reserve announcement. The SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (NYSEArca: KRE),