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Posts Tagged ‘Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF)’

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Most Popular ETFs Hedge Funds Are Crazy About

What are the most popular ETFs? Exchange-traded funds provide liquid ways for investors, including billionaire hedge fund managers, to take large positions......(read more)

Big Prints in Bearish Options on Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Bank of America......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Large bear put spread initiated on Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF)

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF) – The single-largest trade initiated in Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF) options on Tuesday......(read more)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

3 Bank ETFs Your Broker Forgot to Mention

It is the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500 and perhaps the one that is still the most controversial. Given those points, it is easy to......(read more)
Chuck Royce

5 Dividend Picks from Value Investing Legend

Financial stocks had a remarkable year in 2012. Based on the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF), financials were the best performing sector last......(read more)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Under The Hood: An Unheard of Bank ETF

Given that the financial services sector is the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500 and often the industry group most ensconced in controversy......(read more)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Vanguard Trims Fees on Sector ETFs

On the heels of a pre-Christmas announcement that saw the firm, lower fees on a variety of bond and broader market equity ETFs, Vanguard said today it......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

8 Sector ETFs for 2013

With the SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) up 15.8 percent year-to-date, now is the time to drill down on what sectors have been driving the broader market......(read more)
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Bank Dividends For 2013

The financial services sector, the second-largest sector weight in the S&P 500, has impressed in 2012. One widely-followed gauge of the sector’......(read more)

Big prints in XLF calls see upside in financial stocks

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF) – Heavy volume in February expiry call options on the XLF this morning may be the work of one or more traders......(read more)
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Utilities ETF Failed Conservative Investors This Week

Quick. Name the worst-performing of the nine Selector Sector SPDRs funds issued by State Street Global Advisors this week. Following an election result......(read more)
Large put purchase at AOL; Express calls look for retailer to rebound

Large put purchase at AOL; Express calls look for retailer to rebound

AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL) – Put activity on AOL this morning may be the work of one strategist locking in gains on the high-flying stock. Shares in AOL,......(read more)
XLF puts see heavy volume; FactSet options active ahead of earnings

XLF puts see heavy volume; FactSet options active ahead of earnings

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF) – US stocks are moving lower on Monday as European concerns creep back into the conversation, yet financial......(read more)
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Five Surprisingly Profitable Bank Stocks with Insider Purchases

Between August and early December financial stocks underperformed the market by more than 5 percentage points. The trend seems to have reversed since......(read more)