XLF

XLF: Financials Need to Lead the Market Higher

Financials have recently put up a strong showing, opening up trades in the Financials SPDR (XLF) and Wells Fargo (WFC). More 

What Assets Should You Have in Your Moderate Portfolio?

Ibbotson Associates provides asset allocation guidelines that span the risk spectrum. Here's a moderate growth and income model for today More 

Trade of the Day: Financial Select Sector ETF (XLF)

The financial stocks need to lead the next rally to higher highs. More 

This Go-Go October Could Have Trouble Finishing Strong

Despite the spectacular performance of the broad market in October, sluggish transports and financials could keep the rally from extending further. More 

S&P 500 Investors Get New Choice for Direct REIT Exposure (XLRE)

Real estate investment trusts have been buried inside the S&P 500 but have received a giant promotion as the SPDR has opened two REIT ETFs More 

All About Nothing: Stock ETFs Celebrate Zero Percent Rate Policy

Sector ETFs rocketed off recent intra-day lows as investors believed the Fed will not move soon to raise interest rates. Now what? More 

Trade of the Day: Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF)

A drop below $22 is where I might target the XLF to go “short” with put options. More