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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 62 points (0.4%) at 17,123 as of Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,670 issues advancing vs. 1,271 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Orix ( IX), down 1.2%, Charles Schwab ( SCHW), down 1.0%, TD Ameritrade ( AMTD), down 0.7% and Capital One Financial ( COF), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Cash America International ( CSH), up 5.8%, Carlyle Group L P ( CG), up 2.5%, Western Union ( WU), up 1.3%, Blackstone Group ( BX), up 0.9% and Nomura Holdings ( NMR), up 0.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Altisource Asset Management ( AAMC) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Altisource Asset Management is down $25.21 (-3.4%) to $718.00 on light volume. Thus far, 6,961 shares of Altisource Asset Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $715.03-$745.55 after having opened the day at $743.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $743.21.

Altisource Asset Management Corporation provides asset management and corporate governance services for institutional investors in the United States. Altisource Asset Management has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 20.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Altisource Asset Management as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Altisource Asset Management Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Raymond James Financial ( RJF) is down $0.30 (-0.6%) to $49.37 on average volume. Thus far, 208,741 shares of Raymond James Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 548,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $49.04-$50.28 after having opened the day at $49.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.67.

Raymond James Financial, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities, as well as the sale of mutual funds and other investment products in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Raymond James Financial has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Raymond James Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Raymond James Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Raymond James Financial Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, T. Rowe Price Group ( TROW) is down $0.41 (-0.5%) to $81.77 on average volume. Thus far, 685,014 shares of T. Rowe Price Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.43-$82.81 after having opened the day at $82.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.18.

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm primarily provides its services to individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. T. Rowe Price Group has a market cap of $21.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate T. Rowe Price Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates T. Rowe Price Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full T. Rowe Price Group Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the financial services industry could consider Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) while those bearish on the financial services industry could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).

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