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Investors should consider selling January 2017, $75 or $80 puts rather than buying shares outright
Look at how banks increased holdings of U.S. Treasuries.
There's a structural shift in the kinds of loans banks are making.
C&I loan growth shows profound shift in lending activity.
And it's about time.
It's easy. The banks set the policy -- not the Fed.
Investors should refocus on a powerful and predictable business.

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Consider smaller banks with minimal overseas exposure.
Consider ending inflation-protected bonds positions.

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Take the emotion out and focus on the price movement.

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