Regional Banks


  • The best reasons to buy regional bank stocks Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    black and white bank scene, community bank, bank teller, bank

    Forget Wall Street. Regional banks are getting bigger through acquisitions, making them the best stock bet in the financial sector.

  • Bulls eye banks as financials hit record profits Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Some investors are wondering whether it's time to invest in financial stocks. The answer depends on who you ask.

  • UOB earnings lagged behind DBS: Expert   Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 11:35 PM ET
    UOB earnings lagged behind DBS: Expert

    Matthew Phan, Analyst on Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, compares the earnings of Singaporean bank UOB with its peer DBS.

  • Big banks: Too big to trust? Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    On the four-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, perhaps there is a lesson big banks can learn from smaller, regional banks, says Dan O'Donnell.

  • Pisani's market open: What banks need   Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    Pisani's market open: What banks need

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the market's open, and explains healthy action in the regional banking space, but pinpoints their biggest single problem.

  • Automakers crowding banks out of car loan market Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 5:53 AM ET
    Customers shop for used vehicles at a CarMax Inc. dealership in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Banks looking to get in on a booming market for financing new-car sales have run into a formidable competitor: the auto manufacturers themselves.

  • Banks within Wal-Mart stores collecting high fees Monday, 12 May 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    The independent banks Wal-Mart houses inside its stores pay some of the highest bank fees, according to a report.

  • Is Dodd-Frank hurting mid-sized banks?   Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    Is Dodd-Frank hurting mid-sized banks?

    Russell Goldsmith, Chairman & CEO of City National Bank, shares his thoughts on how banking regulations are impacting regional banks. Neel Kashkari, (R-Calif.) gubernatorial candidate, weighs in.

  • Banking in the cloud with Q2   Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    Banking in the cloud with Q2

    Matt Flake, Q2 Holdings CEO, explains how his cloud-based banking platform allows community banks to compete with the big banks online.

  • Survey: Why consumers are leaving big banks   Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Survey: Why consumers are leaving big banks

    Big banks may be gaining in their share of overall deposits, but they're not new customers. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on a new survey that finds about one in four big bank customers say they're considering switching banks in the coming year.

  • Dodd-Frank fallout on community banks   Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Dodd-Frank fallout on community banks

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Frank Keating, American Bankers Association president & CEO, discuss the pros and cons of rising interest rates for banks and the future of community banks.

  • China is finally dealing with financial issues: Pro

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says that China is showing some resolve in reigning in its credit bubble.

  • This sector's more prone to bank runs: Fed's Stein Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Jeremy Stein, a former governor of the Federal Reserve.

    Fed Governor Jeremy Stein told economists that financial firms outside of traditional banking are less stable because they rely less on cash deposits.

  • China's credit burden now falls on capital markets   Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 6:48 PM ET
    China's credit burden now falls on capital markets

    As Beijing allows local governments to refinance debt by issuing bonds, Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says capital markets are now responsible for solving a banking crisis.

  • Are Asian banks ready for Fed tapering?   Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 7:42 PM ET
    Are Asian banks ready for Fed tapering?

    Sharnie Wong, Asia Banks Analyst at Barclays, expects tapering to hit margins of Hong Kong and Singapore banks, so she advises to position defensively in lenders with strong deposit franchises.

  • How will Asian banks fare after the taper?   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:41 PM ET
    How will Asian banks fare after the taper?

    According to Barclays, a reduction of the Fed's QE program could start earlier than expected, which could hit profit margins, loan growth and asset quality in Asian lenders. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar reports.

  • No deal on European banking union yet   Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 6:49 PM ET
    No deal on European banking union yet

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest developments from Europe after finance ministers failed to reach an agreement on a banking union. David Mann of Standard Chartered weighs in.

  • We don't do proprietary trading: SunTrust CEO   Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    We don't do proprietary trading: SunTrust CEO

    William Rogers, SunTrust Banks chairman & CEO, provides insight into whether the Volcker Rule will impact his regional bank.

  • I'm looking forward to the taper: Banker   Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 8:31 AM ET
    I'm looking forward to the taper: Banker

    Russell Goldsmith, City National Bank chairman & CEO, explains how tapering is a sign the U.S. economy is improving, and weighs in on how the Volcker Rule will likely impact banks.

  • Record earnings season for Australian banks   Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | 5:54 PM ET
    Record earnings season for Australian banks

    Nathan Bell, Research Director at Intelligent Investor explains which Australian banks he likes best.