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Bank On It

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I’m having another good day, in spite of the ES and NQ being green (and the NQ specifically being up nearly triple digits). There’s really one and only one reason for this: weak banks. For whatever reason, I am lassoed to bank stocks, even though they represent only a fraction of my holdings. As the intraday chart below shows, KBE is “catching down” to SPY (in black and blue, respectively, and appropriately):

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