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Once the dregs of the U.S. economy, beleaguered mortgage banks are becoming more attractive as the home sector claws back from a depression, an analyst said Monday.
For a second day, S&P 500 futures rose the minute Europe opened. Spanish bailout request: when, not if. Now that the Spanish budget has been submitted and a review of its banks capitalization needs is completed, everyone is anticipating Spain will make a formal bailout request.
BB&T Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the bank set aside less money for loan losses and earned higher fee-based income, with Kelly King, BB&T chairman & CEO.
Companies fired "whale" losses, clawbacks and profit warnings at the market this week, building anticipation for next week, when earnings season swings into high gear.
As the market braces for some bank earnings this week, analyst Dick Bove said said investors looking at regional bank earnings will be cheering but when it comes to investment banks, they'll be cringing.
Large regional banks are filling a lending void created by the biggest institutions' regulatory burdens and the competitive disadvantage of smaller companies, analyst Dick Bove said.
Discussing the drama surrounding JPMorgan's trading loss and how to make money in the banking industry, with Matt O'Connor, Deutsche Bank analyst.
With David Tepper and Leon Cooperman loading up on banks – should you do the same?
Sterne Agee analyst Todd Hagerman on Monday said that he saw “10 to 15 percent further downside risk” to broker/dealer stocks, with “perhaps more for JPMorgan as the review [of the company’s trading losses] unfolds.”
Barclays’ controversial tax planning business will come under fresh scrutiny in a U.S. court this week over whether a transaction designed by the bank cost the U.S. government more than $1 billion in lost tax receipts. The FT reports
Stocks eased off their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday, led by materials and energy, amid worries over weakness overseas.
Here’s a look at 5 recently IPO’ed stocks that could face pressure if private-equity shareholders were to look for a speedy exit.
The much-anticipated rebound in the new-home market may be here with this spring’s selling season. And that has investors diving into these highly cyclical stocks after years of decline.
Despite upping production and averting a strike, Boeing’s shares have hit a standstill.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning’s early movers:
In another milestone in the banking industry’s recovery from the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve this week will release the results of its latest stress tests, which are expected to show broadly improved balance sheets at most institutions, the New York Times reports.
TheStreet.com analyzes five of the best performing Dow stocks in 2012.
"The environment is better than it was a year ago, but it is still challenged," says Kelly King, BB&T Corporation chairman/CEO, who discusses the bank's Q4 earnings, the lending environment, and housing.
Huntington Bancshares and BB&T on Thursday both reported strong fourth-quarter loan growth, but suffered major declines in fee income following the Federal Reserve's implementation of the Durbin Amendment on Oct. 1.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, peeks behind the curtain of the recent surge in financials.