|Bid||8.38 x 41800|
|Ask||8.46 x 21500|
|Day's Range||8.38 - 8.49|
|52 Week Range||8.30 - 16.99|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-2.94|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.07%|
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.
Are you spooked by an inverted yield curve? Play these inverse financial ETFs and tide over the widespread financial stock sell-off.
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 ...
Bank and financial sector-related ETFs have been underperforming despite the rising interest rate environment, and the segment of the market may continue to drag its feet. The Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) rose 1.2% and SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) gained 2.5% so far this year, whereas the S&P 500 increased 10.1%. Despite the Federal Reserve's intention to continue raising interest rates, Matt Maley, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, highlighted the recent underperformance in banks and issued a warning over the weakness, CNBC reports.
The financial services sector has had its shares of struggles this year, vexing investors even as interest rates rise and members of the sector report strong earnings. FAS seeks to deliver three time the daily performance of the Russell 1000 Financial Services Index. FAS has a bearish counterpart, the Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3X Shares (FAZ) .
Amid a recent onslaught of earnings reports, the financial services sector has spent plenty of time in the spotlight. Some data points indicate volatility for the group has inched higher as well. That ...
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after JPMorgan and Citigroup both beat Wall Street estimates on profits.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves after a Goldman Sachs note explains why stocks may fare better after earnings beats as second quarter results are announced.
Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after Bank of America Merrill Lynch issues a warning in their weekly Flow Show report that the markets are eerily similar to the prelude to the Asian/LTCM crisis of 1998. Also money keeps pouring into tech stocks.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves as investors gear up for second quarter 2018 earnings.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves after Bank of America Merrill Lynch released their weekly Flow Show report.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves.
Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action as 11 speeches by Federal Reserve officials are on deck, as are the minutes from the prior FOMC meeting. On Thursday and Friday, the Dallas Federal Reserve hosts the "Technology-Enabled Disruption: Implications for Business, Labor Markets and Monetary Policy" event, in which no blockchain or cryptocurrency talks are scheduled. Monday: Bostic 12:15 pm Harker 2:05 pm Kashkari 5:30 pm Wednesday: FOMC Minutes 2:00 pm Kashkari 2:15 pm Thursday: Dudley 3:00 am Bostic 10:35 am Harker 2:00 pm Friday: Powell 9:20 am Kaplan 11:45 am Bostic 11:45 am Evans 11:45 am