|Bid||34.39 x 1300|
|Ask||34.40 x 1200|
|Day's Range||34.20 - 34.53|
|52 Week Range||33.88 - 84.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-2.86|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.07%|
Various firms like VanEck have tried to push through a Bitcoin ETF, but the SEC cited issues, such as price manipulation as a primary obstacle in getting a cryptocurrency-related fund approved. Clayton’s comments come ahead of two possible approvals or rejections for Bitcoin ETFs—one from Bitwise Asset Management and the other a joint effort from VanEck and Solid X. Both proposals were submitted late last year, but subsequent postponements have pushed the decision back. Are we any closer to seeing a Bitcoin ETF some day?
The Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) , the largest financial services ETF, and rival funds are under pressure, but that could also mean the S&P 500's third-largest sector is worth a look for tactical traders. Market observers have previously warned that Wall Street banks could face pressure as tepid market volatility could have contributed to more muted trading desk activity. Furthermore, the Federal Reserve has signaled its intentions to cut interest rates, which would further hurt the banking industry’s ability to generate profits from lending.
In response, the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLF), the largest ETF dedicated to the sector, finished August lower by about 5%. It's possible that the time to consider the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSE: FAS) or the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares (NYSE: FAZ) is drawing near.
Given the massive outflow and the bearish outlook, the appeal for financial ETFs, especially banks, has dulled. As a result, investors who are bearish on the sector right now may want to consider a near-term short.
As big banks continue to report their second-quarter earnings this week, some are already expressing concern with respect to the possibility of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve through 2019. In particular, profits could shrink as a result of lower interest rates, which could put the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X ETF (FAZ) in play. FAZ seeks daily investment results that equate to 300% of the inverse (or opposite) of the daily performance of the Russell 1000® Financial Services Index.
Citigroup (NYSE: C ) got the party started on Monday while JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM ), Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS ) and others in the financial space, continued the earnings parade yesterday. In other words, ...
The Federal Reserve gave banks the green light to offer more payouts to investors after 18 of the largest financial firms passed the second round of stress tests designed to assess the health of the financial system. For financial sector bulls, this could boost the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X ETF (FAS) . FAS seeks daily investment results worth 300 percent of the daily performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index.
NEW YORK , May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Direxion has announced it will execute a reverse split of the issued and outstanding shares of the Direxion Daily Mid Cap Bear 3X Shares, Direxion Daily Small Cap ...
At the beginning of 2018, optimism for the financials sector was reasonably high. A tax reform plan touted by President Trump had been passed in late 2017, with the effects due to impact the economy beginning in 2018.
The group is bouncing back to start 2019, meaning the imminent earnings avalanche could test or lift financial services stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The bullish FAS attempts to deliver triple the daily returns of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index while the bearish FAZ seeks daily returns that are triple the inverse performance of that index.
The Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: FAS) and Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X ETF (NYSEArca: FAZ) are options to play the financial sector, depending on where the trader’s bias lies. FAS ...
Will the 2019 Market Rally Continue?(Continued from Prior Part)Direxion Are the financials finally in favor? Going into 2018, a lot of “experts” said that banks would be the primary beneficiaries in a rising rate environment, but that simply was
The Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: FAS) gained 5.62 percent on Wednesday as banks like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America reported positive earnings in what’s been a sold start to 2019 ...
After stumbling nearly 1% last Friday, the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLF) , the largest exchange traded fund dedicated to the financial services sector, is just over 20% below its 52-week high, many think the fund is in a bear market. The same is true for an array of financial services stocks and ETFs, which is good news for the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares (FAZ) . FAZ attempts to deliver three times the daily inverse performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index.
Financial stocks are often spotlighted as major beneficiaries of rate increases, but this is a misconception. Gradual rate hikes over long periods are, in fact, good for banks. Because while rising rates mean banks can charge more for loans, they have an adverse effect on the price of fixed-income securities like bonds, which make up the bulk of banks’ assets.
An avalanche of third-quarter earnings reports from the lagging financial services sector are expected starting this week. With some analysts and sector observers not enthusiastic about banks’ near-term ...
Third-quarter earnings season kicks off in earnest this week and that means an imminent avalanche of earnings reports from the financial services sector. When it comes to leveraged ETFs and the financial services, the kings are the Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (NYSE: FAS) and the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares (NYSE: FAZ). The bullish FAS looks to deliver triple the daily returns of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index while the bearish FAZ attempts to mirror triple the daily inverse returns of that benchmark.
With October here, third-quarter earnings season is right around the corner. That could bring opportunities with leveraged exchange traded funds, which are ideally suite for aggressive traders looking ...