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XLF, QEFA: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), which added 9,950,000 units, or a 1.6% increase week over week.  Among the largest underlying components of XLF, in morning trading today Berkshire Hathaway Class B (BRK.B) is off about 0.4%, and JP Morgan Chase (JPM) is lower by about 0.2%.
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Hospitality giant Whitbread is rolling out upmarket coffee shops, and has launched a boutique hotel brand that can only be booked online to compete with Airbnb.
The hot topic of the day was a finance deal been struck between the Yorkshire-focused potash producer and antipodean billionaire Gina Rinehart through her business Hancock Prospecting.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are warning Heathrow against forcing through further price hikes to help fund expansion after the Government finally approved the building of a third runway.
It is chilling to see middle class bank customers in Italy being so brutally stripped of their savings. When this kind of thing happens in Italy, it feels uncomfortably close to home.
Sources close to the company say 8 per cent of its workforce could be cut as it struggles with heavy losses.
Atlas Mara, which invests in African banks, has lost more than 73 per cent of its value since first floating on the stock market and is in the midst of a cost-cutting drive.
Urs Schwarzenbach, who owns the entire village of Hambleden in Buckinghamshire, has been accused of failing to properly declare more than 120 artworks to customs officials.
Natwest owner RBS has been scrambling to ditch the 300 branches ahead of a European Union deadline, or else face the possibility of being forced by Brussels to sell at a loss.
The rally in Apple’s shares since the new iPhone was unveiled could stall, but the stock is still cheap.
During the fiscal quarter ended Sept. 25, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported $46.9 billion in net income and diluted earnings per share of $1.67. The company’s gross margin slightly declined compared t
Software-maker PTC’s transition to a subscription model is clouding its results, leading to a big stock rally.
Chipotle Mexican Grill reported third quarter fiscal 2016 earnings Tuesday afternoon, and both profit and sales results came in short of the analyst consensus.
Despite Monday's bond deal with investors, Fitch downgrades PdVSA yet again.
The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important
The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important
Apple's iPhone 7 gets its first sales report card on Tuesday.
Leveraged finance volume for the week ended Oct. 21 was $12.5 billion, up from $7.9 billion the prior week but well off September’s pace, when average weekly volume was $23.5 billion. Leveraged loans
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLF), where a total volume of 31,359 contrac
Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASD: SLGN), where a total of 1,169 contracts have traded so far, rep
Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO), where a total of 26,051 contracts have traded so far, repr
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Analog Devices Inc (NASD: ADI), where a total volume of 12,197 contracts has been
AT&T (T) wants to acquire Time Warner Inc ($TWX) for $85.4 billion. Over the past 72 hours, this has been the lead story in the financial media. People in favor of the deal argue the deal does not rai
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp (NYSE: NRF) were yielding above the 11% mark based on its quarterly divid
Tesla Motors has a low bar to hurdle in Wednesday’s earnings report as analysts have slashed estimates.
In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Materials stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.0% loss. Within the sector, Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE: SHW) and Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS) are two large sto
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, up 0.2%. Within that group, NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) and Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) are two large stocks leading the way, showin
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASD: FFIV), where a total of 5,284 contracts have traded so far, representin
The Exchange's market share in commodity derivative space has increased to 89.49% as against 84.13% in Q2 FY2016
"DirecTV Now" will launch with partnerships from at least 3 major TV companies.
In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months.
In trading on Tuesday, shares of TransCanada Corp's Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series 7 (Toronto: TRP-PRD) were yielding above the 5.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annuali
Last Saturday, AT&T announced that it had agreed to acquire media behemoth Time Warner for about $85 billion, in a cash and stock deal, that it expects to close before the end of 2017. However, there
Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE: ABC), where a total volume of 14,111 contracts has been
Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Avery Dennison Corp. (NYSE: AVY), where a total of 2,550 contracts have traded so far, represent

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