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Is it time to jump back into beaten-down financial stocks--or is it still too early? Even the financial giants themselves can't agree.
Goldman Sachs said Tuesday it selectively upgraded shares of some brokers and asset managers, but remains cautious on stocks of regional banks, mortgage and specialty finance companies and real estate investment trusts.
Private equity is all the rage -- and while financial services companies typically have been shielded from such deals, that is beginning to change. KBW, a boutique investment bank specializing in financial services companies, recently penned a report that revealed possible private equity targets.