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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 16,550 as of Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,484 issues advancing vs. 1,529 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include MarketAxess Holdings ( MKTX), down 6.8%, LPL Financial Holdings ( LPLA), down 6.4%, Northern ( NTRS), down 3.9%, Affiliated Managers Group ( AMG), down 1.2% and CIT Group ( CIT), down 1.2%.

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

3. Invesco ( IVZ) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Invesco is down $0.34 (-0.9%) to $37.44 on light volume. Thus far, 692,262 shares of Invesco exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.36-$37.76 after having opened the day at $37.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.78.

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Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned investment manager. It primarily provides its services to institutional clients including major public entities, corporations, unions, non-profit organizations, endowments, foundations, pension funds, and financial institutions. Invesco has a market cap of $15.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 3.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Invesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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2. As of noon trading, T. Rowe Price Group ( TROW) is down $0.28 (-0.4%) to $77.41 on average volume. Thus far, 768,957 shares of T. Rowe Price Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.37-$78.16 after having opened the day at $77.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.69.

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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 $20.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 7.3% 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, expanding profit margins, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full T. Rowe Price Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Discover Financial Services ( DFS) is down $2.14 (-3.3%) to $62.24 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Discover Financial Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.69-$62.44 after having opened the day at $61.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.38.

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Discover Financial Services, a bank holding company, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. Discover Financial Services has a market cap of $29.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 15.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Discover Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Discover Financial Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Discover Financial Services 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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