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Bank Stocks Rise on Higher Rates

Bank stocks were the day's best performer today, rising 1% on the drop in Treasury bonds on anticipation of higher net interest margins. More 

Dow Jones Industrial Average Loses 18k (Again)

A surprise drop in the weekly jobless claims data was Thursday's "good news is bad news" news, suppressing the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major indices. More 

S&P 500 Threatens Breakout on Apple Hype (AAPL)

Signs of strength materialized Wednesday to help move the S&P 500 and other indices higher. After the bell, though, FB and TXN were slumping on earnings. More 

TLT: Have Treasury Bonds Hit a Top?

A top is forming in bond prices. Position yourself to profit with call spreads on the TLT ETF. More 

Stock Market Bulls Finally Make a Stand

Wednesday's ADP payroll report suggested U.S. job growth is slowing, which could push a Fed rate hike down the road and aid the stock market. More 

Rally May Fizzle Without the Banks

Financials need to participate or the market is at risk of another low-momentum advance. More 

2 ETFs That Are Sensitive to Interest Rates

Understanding the nuances of these ETFs and how they react to changes in interest rates may help with strategic portfolio decisions if the Federal Reserve does ultimately make changes in their fiscal policy later this year. More