US Financial Services Ishares ETF (NY: IYG )
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Bank Fees Could Be a Boon for Financial ETFs
February 23, 2011
Big banks, not content with the profits they’re raking in, are upping the ante. They’re now applying more and more fees to various accounts, but while it might hurt your balance, bank exchange traded...
ETFs React to Solid GE and Google Earnings
January 21, 2011
ETFs largely advanced on Friday after solid results from General Electric (NYSE: GE) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), though Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) reported earnings that missed expectations....
Bank Earnings Hit Financial ETFs; Now What?
January 19, 2011
Financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) are down this morning after a bad earnings report from Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) surprised investors and analysts. Is there any reason to fear that this sector’s...
ETFs React To Mixed Economic Data
January 14, 2011
Mixed economic reports begat mixed exchange traded funds (ETFs) in early trading. The markets digested reports that retail spending rose while inflation increased modest, but calm. Consumer prices rose...
Bargain Shopping With Financial ETFs
January 03, 2011
Bank lending is finally picking up, but it might be too early to expect financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) to start performing as well as they did in the pre-crisis era. Demand for loans is way up...
ETFs Start 2011 With a Bang
January 03, 2011
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) kicked off the new year by moving higher, helped by investor enthusiasm for equities and optimism about the outlook for U.S. growth. ETFs are buoyed by stock-market gains...
Why Financial ETFs Are Standing Tall
December 10, 2010
Financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) are perched at the top of the charts this week, but it’s not the result of any single big event. Small things, instead, add up. The top of charts for the last...
6 Reasons to Consider Financial ETFs
November 14, 2010
The broader market has been performing well in recent months, with the S&P 500 experiencing a nice 11% gain from the beginning of September, but financial stocks and related exchange traded funds...
TARP Weighs on Some Financial ETFs
October 20, 2010
Financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) have felt the pinch. Smaller banks have been weighed down by TARP while the big ones struggle with foreclosures and weak economic growth. Banks of many sizes are...
ETFs Turn South on China, Tech Concerns
October 19, 2010
The U.S. stock market and exchange traded funds (ETFs) turned south early Tuesday following Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) tepid pronouncement about future earnings and profits and China’s interest rate hike....
Three ETFs To Watch This Week: IYG, PPH, ITA
October 17, 2010
Although growth prospects remain dim and job creation remains minimal, investors continue to snatch up equities thanks to a weak dollar and hopes that the Fed will resume its quantitative easing...
Financial ETFs Getting Their Color Back
October 15, 2010
The deluge of foreclosures that could have ruined our banking and home-financing industry is starting to abate as hopeful signs indicate improvement in the U.S. financial system and its exchange traded...
How Financial ETFs May Benefit As Banks Get Safer
October 07, 2010
In the wake of tighter regulations, banks are apparently doing what it was hoped they’d do: scale back on risk. Could this make investors more comfortable about investing in financial exchange traded...
Financial ETFs Move on Global Banking Reform
September 13, 2010
Talk about a do-over. The global financial industry was the recipient of a historic regulatory remake designed to tamp down on risk. The implications for financial exchange traded funds (ETFs) could...
Heading into the second half of the year, investors are divided over where global financial markets are headed. There is no shortage of bears, who point to depressing unemployment and consumer...
Three ETFs To Watch This Week: EWZ, SMH, IYG
July 11, 2010
After a rough start to the holiday-shortened week, equity markets surged on Wednesday as most major indexes jumped by close to 3% on the day. This large jump was due to an expectation out of ETF issuer...
Why The Reform Bill Boosted The Financial ETF (XLF)
May 24, 2010
After the passage of a controversial health care bill earlier this year, many analysts wondered if the Obama administration lacked the political capital to push through comprehensive financial reform...
Financial ETFs: Look Under the Hood to Protect Yourself
April 29, 2010
ETFs Turn Higher as Markets Await Fed Announcement
April 28, 2010
ETFs With Significant Goldman Sachs Exposure
April 16, 2010
After generally impressive earnings reports sent markets higher for much of the last week, Friday’s shocking allegations against Goldman Sachs ensured that the week ended on a down note. The SEC filed...
Financial ETFs Sink as Goldman Sachs Accused of Fraud
April 16, 2010
Financial ETFs Under Fire As Derivatives Showdown Heats Up
April 15, 2010
Since the global equity markets bottomed out in March 2009, the financial sector has been one of the top-performing corners of the U.S. economy. After being hammered as fears of a financial meltdown...
ETFs Sink as Greenspan Defends Pre-Crisis Actions
April 07, 2010
Look Before You Leap: Know the Holdings of Your ETFs
December 18, 2009
How to Harness the Financial Sector’s Recovery With ETFs
October 19, 2009
Midday Market Update: Earnings Wallop Wall Street
October 16, 2009
Financial Sector ETFs: Still Dealing With ‘Troubled’ Assets
August 28, 2009
Financial ETFs Still Have Challenges
August 13, 2009