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First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund News

Community Banks Feeling Share Price Pressure as Overexposure to CRE Loans Grows

The FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile for the first quarter continues to show increasing loan exposures to commercial real estate lending including construction and development loans.

Home Construction, and Regional and Community Bank ETFs Reflect a Healthy Housing Market

The exchange-traded funds for home construction, and regional and community banks are in bull market territory since their post-election lows.

Home Construction ETF Is Overbought, While Two Banking ETFs Have Negative Weekly Charts

The exchange-traded funds for regional and community banks, and home construction began April in bull market territory since the election, but the bank ETFs are down year to date.

Community Banks' Increasing Real Estate Loans Exposure Problematic

The FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile for the fourth quarter of 2016 shows increasing exposures to construction and development loans, which are potential problems for these 14 community banks.

Momentum Slows for Banking ETFs, Home Construction ETF Sets Multiyear High

The exchange-traded funds for community and regional banks are lagging home construction year to date, but the banking ETFs are outperforming since the election.

Breaking News

Ford Makes a Major Change

The legacy automaker has just made a decision that will affect consumers buying its electric vehicles via a lease.

Tesla Q2 Deliveries Slump To 254,695 As Shanghai Shutdown, Supply Chain Snarls Take Toll

Tesla said it had a record rate of production in June, but supply chain disruption and the closure of its Shanghai gigafactory triggered a slump in Q2 deliveries.

Summers, Others Cite Growing Chance of Recession

GDP shrank an annualized 1.6% in the first quarter, and some experts anticipate another drop in the second quarter.

Coinbase Faces A New Scandal

The platform denies selling proprietary customer data and announces it is expanding into several European countries.