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I'm Keeping My Eye on This Bank Stock
  • I'm Keeping My Eye on This Bank Stock

I’m Keeping My Eye on This Bank Stock

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Wells Fargo (WFC)

As a rule, banks and financial-services companies tend to significantly under-perform during bear markets. Due to marketplace fears and pressures, they often get driven to irrationally low prices. Because I like to buy when there’s “blood on the streets”, I always keep a few bank stocks on my watch list.

Take JPMorgan Chase […]

The Current State of the Struggling Financial Sector
  • The Current State of the Struggling Financial Sector

The Current State of the Struggling Financial Sector

By |February 5th, 2016|

The Largest U.S. Banks
The financial sector in the U.S. has seen better days. Major bank stocks are down about 9.2% from a year ago according to Fidelity Investments. Capital markets have fared worse with a negative 19.3% return since this time last year. Part of the reason for the lackluster performance is because banks […]

Tail Risk in the Market
  • Tail Risk in the Market

Tail Risk in the Market

By |January 14th, 2016|

The U.S. stock market has started the year with a 6% decline in just the first 6 trading days. In Canada the the S&P/TSX Composite index has technically entered into a bear market, which means it has fallen more than 20% from its peak. If that doesn’t concern investors then some recent comments from […]