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Financial ETFs Scaling New Highs: Here's Why
Article By: Sweta Killa Saturday, October 9, 2021 7:22 PM EDT
Expect rising rates to expand profits for banks, insurance companies, discount brokerage firms and asset managers. Here are 8 ETFs hitting new peaks.
In this article: KBWB, PFI, FXO, IAT, IYF, IYG, VFH, XLF
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ETF Investment Strategies For Second Half Of 2021
Podcast By: Neena Mishra Saturday, July 17, 2021 8:00 AM EDT
Continued economic recovery and record earnings growth could support the market rally in the second half but investors remain concerned about rising inflation and new Covid-19 variants.
In this podcast: ICLN, QQQ, SOXX, DIA, IJR, IVV, IWD, IWF, IYF, IEUR, ESGU, IFRA
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Three Ways To Play A "Fed Trade" That Works Every Time
Article By: Keith Fitzgerald Friday, October 13, 2017 5:52 PM EDT
Traders give Team Yellen a 98.5% probability that the Federal Reserve is going to raise rates in November and an 86.7% probability that they’ll raise rates in December.
In this article: JPM, WAL, IYF
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What Do Banking Earnings Tell About These Financial ETFs?
Article By: Zacks Investment Research Friday, April 21, 2017 5:09 AM EDT
The downtrend in the benchmark U.S. Treasury yields since mid-March thanks to a dovish Fed rate hike outlook and geopolitical risks is a concern for the banking sector.
In this article: IAI, IYF, IYG, VFH, XLF, KBWB Also: BAC, C, GS, JPM, MS, WFC
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Stocks Eye New Highs As Trump Gets Busy Fulfilling Campaign Promises
Article By: Sabrient Systems Tuesday, February 7, 2017 2:28 PM EDT
No doubt, the new Administration is shaking things up, as promised…and the left is pushing back hard, as promised. Nevertheless, I believe economic fundamentals are positive with a favorable environment for equities globally.
In this article: SPY, VIX, IYF, IYM, IYW Also: FWDI, QTEC, FDM, KNOW, KRE, RDVY, IPAY, BUZ, JHMA
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The Trump Bump: An Earnings Quality Analysis
Article By: Sabrient Systems Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:28 AM EDT
Though the market appears to be recently dominated by Trump’s potential impact on the American economy, earnings quality trends continue to be relevant to stock prices.
In this article: CMA, DGI, FMC, NRP, STI, IEO, ITA, IYF, IYZ, XOP
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Volatility Returns As Anticipation Builds About Fed Actions And Elections
Article By: Sabrient Systems Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:41 PM EDT
On Wednesday afternoon, the Fed came through to fulfill what was widely expected – no change to the discount rate just yet. But it did pump up its hawkish language a bit.
In this article: SPX, VIX, SPY, IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ
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Financial ETFs Surged In August: Will The Rally Last?
Article By: Zacks Investment Research Friday, September 2, 2016 5:17 PM EDT
While most of the major U.S. benchmarks found it difficult to finish in the positive territory in August, it was the financial sector that outperformed other broader S&P 500 sectors.
In this article: XLF, IYF, KBE, KRE, VFH Also: BAC, C, MS, ADP
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Stocks Break Out As Investors Place Their Bets On Endless Monetary Stimulus
Article By: Sabrient Systems Tuesday, July 19, 2016 6:08 PM EDT
The market broke out to the upside, as I predicted it would -- although the breakout came a good bit sooner than I anticipated. My expectation was that stocks would remain within their standing trading range until a clear upside catalyst emerged.
In this article: IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, SPY, SPX, VIX, TYX
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Great Graphic: More Thoughts On Banks
Article By: Marc Chandler Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:44 PM EDT
Italian banks were struggling before the UK referendum. The result drove down interest rate, which keeps margins under pressure.
In this article: EUFN, IYF, KBE
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Stocks Remain Inside Their Long-Standing Trading Range, But An Upside Breakout Grows More Likely
Article By: Sabrient Systems Thursday, July 7, 2016 7:30 AM EDT
After the scary post-Brexit yo-yo, the broad market indexes, S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Russell 2000 are back above their 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages, and in fact the 50-day has provided solid support the past two days on the S&P 500.
In this article: SPY, IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, NDX, SPX, TYX Also: KBWD, IGN, IHE, ITB, NFO, TAN, TDIV
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U.S. Equities Continue To Attract Capital As Long-Standing Uncertainties Abate
Article By: Sabrient Systems Tuesday, April 5, 2016 8:31 AM EDT
Q1 turned out to be one for the ages, and after some extreme moves and bouts of volatility, stocks settled down and closed out the quarter with a flourish.
In this article: IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, IYT, EEM, SPY, VIX
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Bulls Gather Conviction As Fundamentals Regain Importance In Eyes Of Investors
Article By: Sabrient Systems Tuesday, March 22, 2016 11:33 AM EDT
The S&P 500 total return turned positive YTD on Monday, albeit ever so slightly (less than 1%). ETF money flows have pushed over $5 billion into domestic equity ETFs over the past week...
In this article: EEM, IDU, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYT, IYW, IYZ, SPY, VIX
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Fed Sticks To The Script, But Not All Investors Are Comforted
Article By: Sabrient Systems Wednesday, December 23, 2015 2:40 AM EDT
In this weekly update, I give my view of the current market environment, offer a technical analysis of the S&P 500 chart, review our weekly fundamentals and then offer up some actionable trading ideas.
In this article: C, CHE, FE, IBM, JNPR, MRK, NEE, PEP, XHS, JAZZ, AAPL, AMZN, CSCO, GOOG, NFLX, ORCL, IDU, IGN, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, KNOW, RYU, SPY, FB, VIX, JETS, SRET
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Sector Rotation Model Stays Bullish, Although Fundamental Rankings Are Still Stuck In Neutral
Article By: Sabrient Systems Monday, December 7, 2015 2:28 PM EDT
Nine of the ten S&P 500 business sectors climbed -- all except Energy, which fell after OPEC failed to put a lid on its near-record output. Friday’s jobs reported was a big market mover.
In this article: IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, SPY, VIX
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Bulls Wrest Back Control Of Market Direction, Despite Global Adversity
Article By: Sabrient Systems Monday, November 23, 2015 9:30 PM EDT
In this weekly update, I give my view of the current market environment, offer a technical analysis of the S&P 500 chart, review our weekly fundamentals-based SectorCast rankings of the ten U.S. business sectors.
In this article: HYLNK, ABC, ACN, AET, DO, JWN, M, MOH, NKE, TJX, TSO, UNH, VRX, WMT, WSM, ADBE, AMZN, HZNP, MYL, NFLX, ROST, IDU, IYC, IYE, IYF, IYH, IYJ, IYK, IYM, IYW, IYZ, KNOW, PPH, PXJ, SPY, XLK, FB, MNK, VIX, GOOGL, ANTM, FTLS, JETS
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