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10 Best Financial Services ETFs for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Top Financial Services ETFs as of 7/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
PowerShares Financial PreferredPGFBB
IQ Hedge Event-Driven Tracker ETFQEDBB+
First Trust Financial AlphaDEXFXOC+B
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wght Finl ETFRYFC+B
iShares US Financials ETFIYFC+B
PowerShares DWA Financial MomentumPFIC+B-
Financial Select Sector SPDRXLFC+B
Stock Split IndexTOFRC+B
WisdomTree Western Asset Uncons BdUBNDC+B
Vanguard Financials ETFVFHCB-

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CNBC's Wilfred Frost and Dom Chu reported on today's and the month of August's market performance on Wednesday afternoon's CNBC 'Closing Bell.'
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8/31/16 10:58AM
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8/31/16 10:55AM
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF where we have detected an approximate $26.2 million dollar outflow -- that's a 1.7% decrease week over week (from 16,012,498 to 15,737,498). Among the largest underlying components of VOX, in trading today IDT Corp is off about 1.1%, pdvWireless Inc is up about 0.1%, and NII Holdings Inc.
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In trading on Wednesday, shares of the iShares MSCI Philippines ETF entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $38.485 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100.
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