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Will the 2019 Market Rally Continue?
Is the rally in January a sign of things to come in 2019, or will we face another significant sell-off like in 2018?
Direxion ETFs Can Help You Cut Your Losses
Here’s how Direxion ETFs can help you cut your losses and generate alpha. Take a closer look at the S&P 500 and key indicators from the first half of 2019.
Should Recent Sector Performances Spook You Out of the US Market?
Are Leading Indicators Calling for a Slowdown in the United States? The United States’ economy has been firing on all cylinders for a while now, which has led to very strong gains for its major stock indices. These gains include year-to-date returns of 3.5% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 4.2% for the S&P 500 […]
What 2019 May Have in Store for Financial Sector
Once the rate hikes picked up speed in 2018, it took a toll on the banking sector as a rapid increase in interest rates reduces the value of bonds.
Why Are Financial Stocks Falling when Rising Rates Should Help?
Rapidly increasing interest rates could dampen the financial sector’s growth. A flattening yield curve could also affect the sector.
Are Leading Indicators Calling for Slowdown in the United States?
As we near the end of 2018, it’s time to take a look back and see how the US stock market has fared this year.
Will Earnings Season Help or Hurt the Financials Sector?
The S&P500 Financials GICS Level 1 is now down 2% in 2018 as of April 11, but the drop from the highs of the year in January is over 9%.
How Long Will Financials Fly?
Since Donald Trump won the presidential election in 2016, the financial sector has soared on expectations of lighter regulations.
Insight into the NxStage Medical–Fresenius Medical Care Merger
Since its inception, NxStage Medical (NXTM) has focused on creating a long-term sustainable model driven by innovative technologies.
What Helped the Financial Sector in 2017?
Interestingly for all the talk about financials this year, the S&P 500 GICS Level 1 Financial Sector is only up 19% vs. 17%+ for the S&P500 as a whole.
How the Financials Sector Could Perform This Fall
With sweater weather coming up and everyone back in school, it’s a great time to reexamine your investment strategy through the end of the year.
How Did Markets Fare in the Summer of 2017?
Summer months have a tendency to be unfavorable for the stock market. Empirical evidence has shown that average returns for the S&P 500 are negative during summer months.
Does the Financials Sector Sweat the Summer More?
The big winner since the US elections has been the financial sector, which is up 14% as of May 8, 2017.
How Rate Hike Will Affect Banking Stocks
As the Federal Reserve begins to tighten the credit cycle, the potential impact on various equity sectors varies.
Financials Have Soared, Mostly Due to Trump’s Promises
The financial sector has performed the best since the elections. Higher interest rates are likely to improve banks’ margins going forward.
How Trump’s Proposed Policies Have Caused Sector Divergence
Despite the stellar run that financials (FAS) have had since the US elections in November 2016, financials are trading at very reasonable levels.
How the Removal of Dodd-Frank Could Affect Banks
While the Dodd-Frank Act was passed to avoid another financial crisis, it has crippled banks’ profitabilities over the years due to higher capital requirements.
Why Financials Have Soared since Trump’s Election
The dismantling of Dodd-Frank regulations for banks should improve their profitabilities, which explains why their stocks have soared since Trump’s win.