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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Fintech Startups Grabbed a Larger Share of US Personal Loans

    The total spending on Visa’s (V) network rose 11% to $2.1 trillion in the second quarter—slightly better than analysts’ estimates of $2.09 trillion.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    What Analysts Recommend for Interactive Brokers Group

    Proprietary trading firms and hedge funds formed 4% of Interactive Brokers Group’s (IBKR) total accounts in the second quarter.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    How Interactive Brokers Group Is Valued after Q2 Results

    The primary reason for Interactive Brokers Group’s premium valuation is its strong second-quarter results.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Why Interactive Brokers Group’s Commissions Fell

    In the second quarter, Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) saw daily average revenue trades (or DARTs) of 797,000.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Interactive Brokers Posted Strong Second-Quarter Results

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) posted net revenues of $445 million in the second quarter, a rise of 14.9% on a YoY basis.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    TD Ameritrade Posted Strong Third-Quarter Results

    TD Ameritrade (AMTD) released its third fiscal quarter results on July 23. The company posted an EPS of $0.89, which exceeded analysts’ expectations.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Financials

    Trading Revenues Boosted Banks’ Second-Quarter Earnings

    The top five US banks’ trading revenues rose 10% in the second quarter to over $20 billion—compared to $18.55 billion in the same period last year.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    E*TRADE’s Q2 Daily Average Revenue Trades Fell Sequentially

    E*TRADE Financial posted second-quarter EPS of $0.95, which beat Wall Street estimates by $0.07.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    How Analysts View Charles Schwab after Q2 2018

    After second-quarter earnings, Charles Schwab (SCHW) has “strong buy” ratings from seven analysts and a “sell” rating from one analyst.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    How Charles Schwab Is Valued after Strong Second-Quarter Results

    Technological investments, competitive commission rates, and acquisitions are expected to drive the brokerage industry moving forward.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Why Schwab’s Asset Management and Administration Fees Fell

    Asset management and administration fees contributed $814 million, or 32.7%, of Charles Schwab’s (SCHW) net revenues in the second quarter.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Charles Schwab’s Total Client Assets Rose in the Second Quarter

    As of June 30, Charles Schwab (SCHW) had total client assets of $3.4 trillion, a YoY rise of 12% and a sequential rise of 3%.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Higher Net Interest Income Drove Charles Schwab’s Net Revenues

    Charles Schwab’s (SCHW) second-quarter net revenues came in at $2.5 billion, a YoY rise of 17% and a sequential rise of 4%.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Interactive Brokers Group Missed Earnings Estimates in Q2 2018

    On July 17, Interactive Brokers Group declared its second-quarter earnings. The company’s EPS was $0.39, which missed analysts’ expectations by $0.02.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Charles Schwab Posts Strong Q2 2018 Results, Shares Gain

    Charles Schwab (SCHW) reported its second-quarter results on July 17. The company posted an EPS of $0.60, which exceeded analysts’ estimates.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Are Mixed on Interactive Brokers Group in July

    In July, Interactive Brokers had two “strong buy” ratings out of six analysts tracking the stock.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Interactive Brokers Group’s Premium Valuations

    The PE ratio of Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) is 26.17x on an NTM (next-12-month) basis.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    What Interactive Brokers Group’s Commissions Might Be in Q2 2018

    In the second quarter, Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) is expected to generate fees and commissions income of $195 million.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    How Interactive Brokers Group’s Average Trades Have Trended

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) saw DARTs of 797,000 in the second quarter, which implies a sequential fall.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Interactive Brokers: Stabilizing Net Interest Margins in Q2 2018

    In the second quarter, Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) is expected to report net interest income of $255.1 million.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    What’s in Store for Interactive Brokers Group in Q2 2018?

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) is expected to report its Q2 2018 earnings on July 17. It’s expected to have lower commissions.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Can Macros and Mixed Sentiment Drive E*TRADE’s Q2 2018 Earnings?

    E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC) is scheduled to release its second-quarter results on July 19. Wall Street is expecting EPS of $0.89, implying year-over-year growth of 27.1%.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    BlackRock’s Diversified Offerings Can Benefit from Rate Hikes

    In the first quarter, BlackRock managed ~$1.9 trillion in fixed income offerings, up from ~$1.6 trillion in the first quarter of 2017.

    By Robert Karr
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    Earnings Report

    Retail Can Add More Assets to BlackRock’s AUM in Q2

    BlackRock’s Retail segment manages $638.4 billion in assets, which comprises 10.0% of the company’s total AUM.

    By Robert Karr
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    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Love Charles Schwab

    In July, Charles Schwab (SCHW) got six “hold” ratings and one “sell” rating of the 20 analysts covering the stock.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Charles Schwab’s Valuations

    Charles Schwab (SCHW) has a PE ratio of 18.99x on an NTM (next-12-month) basis.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    Charles Schwab’s Asset Management and Administration Fees

    In the first quarter, Schwab (SCHW) generated total asset management and administration fees of $851 million.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Charles Schwab’s Trading Income Be in Q2 2018?

    Moving forward, the markets could see higher volatility, mainly due to prevailing trade tensions that are disrupting global trade.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    What Could Help Charles Schwab’s Net Interest Income in Q2 2018?

    Charles Schwab’s net interest income is largely influenced by interest-earning assets and interest rates.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Earnings Report

    What’s Expected for Charles Schwab in Q2 2018?

    On July 17, Charles Schwab (SCHW) is expected to post its second-quarter earnings. Analysts expect it to report EPS of $0.58.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Do Interactive Brokers Group’s June Metrics Look?

    Interactive Brokers Group reported daily average revenue trades of 799,000 in June, a month-over-month rise of 2% and a year-over-year rise of 17%.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Analysts Change their Ratings for Brokerages?

    Over the long term, trade wars could negatively impact investors’ views on equities, primarily due to the risks they carry.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Could Trade Wars Impact Bond Yields?

    The primary reason for investors’ preference for safer instruments is highly unstable global factors.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Impact Could Trade Wars Have on Brokerages?

    Brokerages could see a negative impact from escalating trade wars between the United States and China in the long term.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Financials

    Banks Might Benefit from the Improving Loan-to-Deposit Ratio

    The LDR ratio for the largest US banks—JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and U.S. Bancorp—rose in the first quarter.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Financials

    US Banks Might Boost Payouts after Clearing the Stress Test

    Big US banks (VFH) have cleared the Fed’s latest stress test. The test measures banks’ ability to withstand an economic crisis.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Charles Schwab Reports Strong Numbers for May

    Charles Schwab (SCHW) is expected to report strong numbers in the second quarter mainly due to supportive macro fundamentals.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ETFC’s StreetWise Results: Investors’ Take on the Economy

    On June 11, E*TRADE Financial released results from a study on investor sentiment about the June Fed meeting and the overall economy.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Could Attract Investors to Interactive Brokers

    Market participants tend to prefer digital tools to execute trades because of lower costs and faster execution.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Could Interactive Brokers Impress Market Participants in Q2?

    We’re almost halfway through the current year, and market dynamics seem to have supported brokerages (VFH).

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Technology Is Helping Interactive Brokers Group

    On June 6, Interactive Brokers (IBKR) attended the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference, where it shared company insights.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Interactive Brokers Group’s Daily Average Revenue Trades Fell

    In the second quarter, Interactive Broker Group is expected to witness a drop in its commission revenues sequentially due to a fall in its DARTs.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    TD Ameritrade Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations

    For TD Ameritrade, six analysts recommend a “hold,” one recommends a “strong sell,” five recommend a “buy,” and seven recommend a “strong buy.”

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are TD Ameritrade’s Valuations?

    TD Ameritrade’s (AMTD) PE ratio stood at 16.68x on a next 12-month basis, which implies discounted valuations.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    TD Ameritrade Stock: Important Factors to Watch

    TD Ameritrade’s (AMTD) performance will likely depend on the economic and political factors prevailing in the economy.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does the Third Quarter Hold for TD Ameritrade?

    TD Ameritrade (AMTD) is expected to report an EPS of $0.8 in the fiscal third quarter, which ends in June.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    TD Ameritrade: How Digital Tools Are Helping

    TD Ameritrade (AMTD) operates in a very competitive industry. The company needs to retain its clients in order to experience long-term growth.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Drove TD Ameritrade’s Second-Quarter Performance?

    TD Ameritrade (AMTD) benefited from clients’ higher trading activities in the second quarter, which ended on March 31.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts Have Mixed Views on Interactive Brokers

    Of the six analysts covering Interactive Brokers (IBKR), two recommend “strong buy,” two recommend “hold,” and two recommend “strong sell.”

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Could Affect Interactive Brokers Group in Q2?

    In the first quarter, Interactive Brokers (IBKR) exceeded analysts’ EPS and revenue expectations, like peers (VFH) Charles Schwab (SCHW) and E*TRADE Financial (ETFC).

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Interactive Brokers’ Premium Valuation

    Interactive Brokers (IBKR) has an NTM (next-12-month) PE ratio of 32.7x, which is higher than peers’ average of 18.5x.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Interactive Brokers’ April Numbers Could Affect Its Q2

    In the first quarter, trade tensions and interest rate hike expectations made equity markets volatile, resulting in brokerages’ (VFH) customers trading more and boosting brokerages’ revenue.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Been Driving Brokerages?

    Interactive Brokers (IBKR) drew market participants’ attention in the first quarter, primarily because of expectations of higher interest rates and strong volatility.

    By Raymond Anderson
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    Financials

    Wells Fargo Isn’t Out of the Woods

    Wells Fargo discovered that employees in its wholesale unit altered information related to customers’ records without the company’s knowledge.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Financials

    Big US Banks Continued to Report Robust Earnings

    Morgan Stanley reported an EPS of $1.45 in 1Q18—compared to expectations of $1.25. Morgan Stanley’s revenue was $11.1 billion.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Financials

    Large US Banks’ Earnings Topped Analysts’ Expectations

    JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reported an EPS (earnings per share) of $2.37 in 1Q18—compared to the consensus estimate of $2.28.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    BlackRock’s Retail Could Add Flows to Debt, Multi-Asset Funds

    BlackRock’s (BLK) Retail segment saw a reversal of fund flows in 1Q17, and it increased throughout the year.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How BlackRock Is Augmenting Its Operating Margins

    BlackRock (BLK) is targeting economies of scale amid higher technology investments and improved operating efficiencies.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Asset Managers to See Growth on Diversified Offerings in 1Q18

    The recent fall in stocks globally is expected to put some pressure on asset managers’ (VFH) operating performances in 1Q18.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Interest Rate Expectations Have Jolted Equity and Debt Alike

    Asset managers (VFH) are seeking stability in order to attract funds toward either equity or debt offerings.

    By Robert Karr
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    Financials

    Why Wall Street Is Long on BlackRock Post-Rout

    Wall Street analysts are expecting a limited upside for asset managers (VFH) as well as broader indexes in 2018.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock’s Valuations following the Decline in Global Equities

    BlackRock (BLK) stock has risen 27.6% over the past six months and 39.0% over the past year.

    By Robert Karr
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will the US Dollar and Inventories Impact Crude Oil Futures?

    March US crude oil (DBO) (UWT) futures contracts increased 1.8% to $65.61 per barrel on January 24, 2018.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Real Insights

    What Imparts Transparency to Digital Assets?

    Digital assets based on DLT (distributed ledger technology) allows users to initiate and verify their own transactions without any central authority such as banks.

    By VanEck
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    Real Insights

    Blockchain and Bitcoin: But What Else Is Blockchain Used For?

    Deutsche Bank is planning to use blockchain technology in currency settlement, trade processing, and derivative contracts.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock’s Valuations Stable amid Strong Operating Performance

    BlackRock is currently trading at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 17.6x, compared with the industry average of 18.6x.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock and Competitors Look at Strong 1Q18 Numbers

    Among the major asset managers, BlackRock (BLK) is expected to post sequential and year-over-year growth in earnings per share to $6.38 in 1Q18 and $6.83 in 2Q18.

    By Robert Karr
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    Financials

    Wall Street Analysts Long on Asset Managers in 2018

    Analysts gave BlackRock a price target of $614.92 on a next-12-month basis.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock Shareholder Payouts Rise amid Strong Growth

    BlackRock’s (BLK) board approved a 15.0% increase in quarterly dividends to $2.88 payable in March 2018.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Trump Administration’s Reforms to Benefit BlackRock and Industry

    BlackRock managed assets worth ~$1.9 trillion on December 31, 2017, compared with ~$1.6 trillion during the previous year.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock’s Retail Is Adding Assets at a Fast Pace toward Debt

    BlackRock’s (BLK) Retail division attracted $11.0 billion in new flows in 4Q17, compared to outflows of $2.0 billion in 4Q16.

    By Robert Karr
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Crude Oil Futures and Wall Street Extend Their Rally?

    February WTI crude oil futures contracts rose 0.34% to $64.52 per barrel at 12:05 AM EST on January 16, 2018. It’s the highest level since December 2014.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BlackRock’s Institutional Assets Preferring Debt in Medium Term

    BlackRock (BLK) continues to attract most of its funds from institutional clients, which form 56% of its total assets under management.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Premium Are BlackRock’s Premium Valuations Going into 2018?

    BlackRock’s (BLK) outperformance, estimate beats, and new assets have helped the company command premium valuations.

    By Robert Karr
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    Financials

    Wall Street Rates BlackRock High in the Industry for 2018

    Asset managers (VFH) have had “buy” to “hold” ratings in recent months since equities are expected to be upbeat in the next few quarters.

    By Robert Karr
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    Financials

    Why Leon Cooperman Is Optimistic about Citigroup

    Leon Cooperman is optimistic about both the financial sector (XLF) and the technology sector (XLK).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Earnings Report

    Why Investors Continue to Pay a Premium for BlackRock

    BlackRock commands a premium over industry peers and alternative asset managers due to its strong performance across the regions and offerings.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackRock Is Trading at a Premium in 2017

    Translating into pricing BlackRock (BLK) commands a premium valuation in the asset management industry, mainly due to its stable and strong inflow, diversified offerings, global asset allocation, fund growth, and consistent earnings. The company is now trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 17.9x, compared with the industry average of 14.5x. Overall, BlackRock’s valuation has improved in recent weeks, with […]

    By Robert Karr
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    Fund Managers

    Why Morgan Stanley Is Overweight on the Financial Sector

    Mike Wilson of Morgan Stanley is overweight on the financial and technology sectors. He believes these sectors will benefit the most from tax reform.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Real Estate

    What’s Boosted Simon Property Group’s Dividend Yield

    Revenue and earnings In this part, we’ll look at Simon Property Group (SPG). Engaged in real estate investment around the world, this retail REIT saw its revenue growth slow from 8% in 2015 to 3% in 2016. Whereas its minimum rent has risen since 2014, its overage rent, tenant reimbursements, and management fees fell in 2016. Simon […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Financials

    Berkshire Hathaway’s Largest Sector Holdings in 2Q17

    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) invested heavily in the financial sector (XLF) in 2Q17. The sector represented about 33.0% of the firm’s portfolio in 2Q17.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    How Did the Financial Sector Perform in 2H17?

    The financial sector showed a strong performance in the first half of 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Financials

    What Drove the Financial Sector’s Performance in July 2017?

    The financial sector (XLF) showed a stronger performance in July 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackRock Continues to Command Premium Valuations

    BlackRock (BLK) continues to command a premium valuation on stable and strong inflows, the performance of funds, global asset allocation, and consistent earnings.

    By Robert Karr
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    Fund Managers

    What Goldman Sachs Thinks about Visa

    Visa has provided a strong return so far this year. On a year-to-date basis, it returned nearly 24.2% as of July 14, 2017.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Fund Managers

    Which Sectors Could Post Strong Earnings Growth in 2Q17?

    In 2Q17, Goldman Sachs thinks that the technology sector’s (XLK) earnings growth will be impressive, followed by the financial sector (XLF) (VFH).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BlackRock Is Bracing for Subdued Equity Performance

    On March 31, 2017, BlackRock was managing a record $3.1 trillion—about 56% of the company’s total AUM—in its Institutional Clients division.

    By Robert Karr
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    Miscellaneous

    BlackRock on the Street: Analyst Ratings, Macro Concerns

    So far in June 2017, ten of the 14 analysts covering BlackRock (BLK) have rated the stock as a “strong buy” or “buy.” Four analysts have rated it as “hold.”

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where BlackRock’s Valuations Are Rising Today

    BlackRock continues to command a premium valuation among other traditional and alternative asset managers—thanks to its diversified offerings.

    By Robert Karr
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    Fund Managers

    What Are Mario Gabelli’s Top Financial Picks?

    Mario Gabelli shared some of his top investment picks in a recent interview.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Real Insights

    How Are Fallen Angel Bond Sectors Looking Now?

    VanEck  How the fallen angel sector exposure has made a difference The volume of fallen angel bonds in the market is increased primarily by deteriorating fundamentals of individual investment-grade bond issuers and by economic events that have weakened entire industry sectors (as seen in early 2016 in the energy sector with the aftermath of the […]

    By VanEck
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    Fund Managers

    Goldman Sachs: Financial Sector Could See Strong Growth

    Goldman Sachs (GS) believes the delay in policy reform might continue in the near future.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Earnings Report

    BlackRock Institutional Prefers Fixed-Income Offerings

    BlackRock (BLK) managed ~$2.9 trillion for its institutional clients on December 31, 2016. These assets made up 57% of the company’s total managed assets.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Financial Sector Could Be Biggest Gainer if Rates Rise

    The Fed’s more hawkish tone is one of the major reasons behind the rising expectations for the financial sector.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Miscellaneous

    What Analysts’ Ratings Suggest about Schwab’s Performance in 2017

    As of March 2017, 17 out of the 20 analysts covering the stock, or 85%, have rated it as a “buy” or a “strong buy,” and three analysts have rated it as a “hold.”

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Schwab’s Advisor Services Adding Assets on Advisory Platforms

    Through its Advisor Services segment, Charles Schwab (SCHW) is adding clients and assets in the areas of retirement and wealth management solutions.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hyman Bullish on Financials, Investors Upbeat about Rate Hike

    Trump’s domestic growth-friendly policies Returns have been surging for the financial sector (XLF) (VFH) as the market expects to benefit from the Trump administration’s projected policies. Markets are highly confident with the expectation of more rate hikes, for example, and of widespread deregulation. Banks’ earnings have thus been getting a huge boost, and the market has been […]

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Dodd-Frank Act Need to Be Changed?

    Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into federal law in 2010.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Earnings Report

    BNY Mellon’s Capital Ratios and Liquidity Position Improved in 4Q16

    Bank of New York Mellon’s (BK) Tier 1 Capital ratio was 14.5% compared to 13.6% recorded at the end of its previous quarter.

    By Rebecca Keats
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    Earnings Report

    Schwab Expected to See Subdued Trades in 4Q16

    Charles Schwab (SCHW) is expected to see subdued trades in 4Q16.

    By Robert Karr
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