XLF

What Do Utility and Energy Stocks Show About the Market?

Based on this divergence between those sectors that tend to do well during economic expansions and those that tend to under-perform -- namely utilities -- we anticipate more bullishness to come. More 

Low Oil Prices Are the Biggest Risk to Banks Right Now

Without accelerating growth or rising interest rates, we think the odds are stacked against the financial sector this earnings season because of low oil prices. More 

2 Trades on Blue-Chip Financials (JPM, WFC)

Financials have been hot, but can JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) maintain their poise after earnings? More 

It’s Make-or-Break Time for Financials (XLF)

Financials kick off earnings season in a big way this week, so we look at the hazy technical picture in the XLF ETF. More 

XLF: Financial Stocks Maintaining Momentum

If the financial sector can stay strong, I like both of these XLF call options at current levels. More 

S&P 500 Loses 2000 as Crude Reversal Fails to Hold

With no bottom in sight for oil, stocks slipped Monday, sending the S&P 500 below psychological support at 2000. Is relief on the way? More 

10 Best Stocks for 2014 – Nearly 30% Gains on Average!

With one quarter to go, the Best Stocks for 2014 contest is a one-horse race ... but most of the pack is still scorching the market. More