Financials have underperformed the S&P 500 this year, but that might be about to change. The sector represents a large weighting in the Small-Cap Russell 2000 index. If Financials can pick-up strength soon, it would likely help lift small-cap stocks, which would be a big positive for the broader market. Below is a great breakdown […]
Bullish Opportunities Brewing in Financials?
Since the last week of 2018, the markets have been on a tear. No investors expected such velocity in the bounce nor the upward momentum that followed. The average investor is looking for a pullback to get back in and so far there isn’t one to be found. Mark Newton, CMT and Founder of Newton […]
What Investors Need to Be Watching in Financials
The discussion of the Financials sector underperforming has been growing louder as a potential concern on financial social media. This week Financials were the 2nd worst performing sector as well as the worst performer on Friday alone. At 14% of the S&P 500, Financials are an important sector to say the least. Many investors argue […]
Trouble Ahead for Financials?
The Financial sector is the third largest sector in the S&P 500 and its components are vital to the health of the US economy. Lately, there have been some top technical analysts warning about the bearish charts within the Financials. JC Parets is a CMT and founder of All Star Charts, a technical analysis research […]