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Weak mortgage results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo don't bode well as regional banks begin to report earnings, says one pro.
So did at least one law firm, a hedge fund, a private equity fund, trade groups and lobbyists.
This Friday starts the earnings season for the nation's largest banks. What should the long-term investors pay attention to? TheStreet.com gives an overview.
Up, down, up, down, up...will the market please decide? What does it mean? It means we are where we were nearly three weeks ago.
While industry profits should continue to improve, the 'risk on' banks may offer the best opportunity for investors.
Strong mortgage originations have propped up bank earnings over the past several quarters, but the trend may have weakened in the first quarter, according to FBR Capital, which lowered the earnings estimate for six banks. TheStreet.com reports.
U.S. crude oil has had its worst two-day drop since October 2012, and to some pro traders, further declines are likely.
Gas prices have declined some 5 percent over the past month and to some pro traders, it will likely push even lower.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Some smaller regional lenders are seeing increasing commercial loan demand. Here are previews for the five largest U.S. regional banks by TheStreet.com.
The run in big bank stocks may not be over, say Wall Street analysts. And many are particularly positive on BofA and Citigroup this year.
Stocks remain inexpensive, BlackRock CIO Chris Leavy says.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Most banks got the green light from the Fed with their capital plans. In a surprise, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase received only "conditional approval."
These two banks may find it hard to significantly increase dividends or buybacks.
Veteran bank analyst Richard Bove continues to be bullish on the banking sector.
Victims of 10 banks' shoddy lending practices will receive checks starting in April, even as some say the settlement is flawed.
Payment processor Total System Services said it will buy prepaid debit card provider NetSpend Holdings for about $1.4 billion in cash.
BAC experienced widespread outages Friday on its website and mobile banking apps due to an internal technical malfunction, according to a person familiar with the situation.