The financial sector, as measured by XLF, is up 21.5% in 2013 ... Full Disclosure – as a former employee, Goldman Sachs is my largest personal stock position. Read the original article on Risk Reversal. Copyright 2013.
While Bank of America repeatedly scrapes the $5 floor, another key financial-stock indicator is testing a critical line, too. The SPDR Financial ETF (XLF) has dropped into the middle of a key support zone defined by a gap in the charts — …
In the case of Pandora, “10.4340 should probably be 10.0434” Nanex uncovered evidence that a single computer program that placed millions of orders and then immediately canceled them had accounted for 4% of U.S. stock-market quote …
Since each options contract accounts for 100 shares of stock, this is a $4.4 million bet that the XLF could fall as low as $22 by January expiration, as much as a 16 percent drop over the next three months. This trade could "possibly be …
any moves that the BKX makes could be very much reflected in the XLF tracking stock, despite the fact that the constituents and weightings of the companies represented by the two instruments are different (not advice).
During this same time the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLF) is up 2 percent and the S&P 500 is up 3 percent. Last quarter during the time that the Treasury didn't sell stock (July 1 - July 22) the stock was up 9 percent. This versus …
In one way, every stock and fund benefits if the US manages to dodge a default ... Financial Select Sector SPDR …
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Stock Futures are down big again for Friday. It’s time to take profits and sell those stocks that have run really high like Bank and Tech stocks. The Márkét is pulling back hard. You have been warned. Fin tech is about to eat into big bank …
Again Today on Financial Overhaul Bill - The U.S. Senate will take a second vote today on Democrats’ effort to overcome Republican objections and begin debate on financial-overhaul legislation. “What are you afraid of?” Majority Leader …