Regional Banks


  • First Horizon CEO on Upside Potential     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Bryan Jordan, First Horizon National CEO, discusses today's downgrade by Morgan Stanley and the outlook for his regional bank, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Time to Invest in Regional Banks?     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    Insight on why regional banks are well positioned, with Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor portfolio manager. He says smaller banks have less exposure to Europe.

  • Cramer: How the Banks Got Their Groove Back     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    The best way to play the resurgence of bank stocks is to stick with the regional plays, says Mad Money's Cramer. They're all "buys" on the strength of the turn in housing, and the rebound in commercial construction.

  • Future & Health of Community Banks     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 11:52 AM ET

    Discussing the burden of regulations on banks and the willingness of regional lenders to make loans, with John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency.

  • Small Banks Making Big Deals     Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    The largest bank deal of 2012 involves two small banks. Discussing the details of the $1.5 billion dollar deal and M&A activity, with Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill senior managing principal, and John Jordan, The Jordan Company.

  • Bet with Buffett on the Financials?     Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew with the trade on financials, after Warren Buffett's optimistic comments on banks, especially Wells Fargo.

  • Investing in Community Banks     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Fed chief Ben Bernanke says community banks have strengthened despite the slow economic recovery. Caryn Feinberg, SecondMarket, and Frank Keating, American Bankers Association, discuss.

  • Swiss Launch Probe Into Possible Banks Cartel Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 5:01 AM ET

    The Swiss Competition Commission said Friday it has launched an investigation into possible cartel behavior by a dozen banks including the country's two biggest institutions UBS and Credit Suisse.

  • Big Ben

    Herbert Hoover, you were right. That is the consensus of all right-thinking people on UK fiscal policy, writes Martin Wolf in the FT.

  • First Niagara CEO Talks Earnings     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    First Niagara Bank is up 2% today - The northeastern bank posted record earnings results for 2011. John Koelmel, First Niagara Bank president & CEO, discusses.

  • Have Banks Finally Turned the Corner?     Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Bryan Jordan, First Horizon chairman & CEO discusses the turnaround in banks, and the outlook for the regional banker, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Is the Goldman Money Machine Broken?     Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 5:29 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the trade on Goldman Sachs, ahead of its earnings, and a preview of the banking sector, with Fred Cannon, KBW chief equity strategist.

  • RBS Executive in Line for $6.1 Million Bonus Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 2:25 AM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    The head of Royal Bank of Scotland’s embattled investment bank is in line to receive a special bonus this year of more than $6.1 million, an award that will be contentious given the government’s vow to crack down on excessive executive pay, the FT reports.

  • RBS Plan Puts 10,000 Jobs at Risk Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:42 AM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    As many as 10,000 bankers at Royal Bank of Scotland face the prospect of losing their jobs, as the state-owned UK bank draws up detailed plans to retreat from investment banking, the FT reports.

  • Small Bank Mergers: What's the Stall?     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Are regulations or lackluster earnings stalling small banks consolidation? CNBC's Mary Thompson has the details.

  • Banks in 2012: Smaller is Better?     Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson weighs in on predictions for the banking industry, and why issues facing big banks next year won't impact smaller players.

  • Why Cramer Doesn’t Like Tech and Banks Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 6:54 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host says “there’s no room at the inn” for these two groups in 2012.

  • Financial Hit: BofA Under $5     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 5:08 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on shares of Bank of America falling below its support level, and the trade on financials. Also a preview of Jeffries earnings, with Douglas Sipkin, Ticonderoga Securities analyst.

  • Regional Banks Thriving     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 1:15 PM ET

    How are regional banks thriving in an uncertain economy? Dick Evans, Cullen/Frost Bankers chairman & CEO, counts the ways.

  • Hudson City Bancorp Down 59% YTD     Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 2:48 PM ET

    Hudson City Bancorp shares are down 59% this year. Is more pain ahead for the company? David Darst, Guggenheim Securities, discusses.