The financial sector has trailed the field, -2.3% YTD and -6% in the past three months, and...

|By:, SA News Editor

The financial sector has trailed the field, -2.3% YTD and -6% in the past three months, and there's little relief in sight. "Home prices are falling again," Ed Yardeni notes, "which means that more homeowners will have even more negative equity in their homes." Combine with a tougher regulatory environment, falling rates and eurozone woes, and the outlook is "challenging."