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Why Wells Fargo Earnings Are Not Enough

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) reported its fourth-quarter results Wednesday before the market opened as $1.02 in earnings per share on $21.4 billion in revenue. The Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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J.P. Morgan Earnings Miss the Mark on Legal Costs, Trading

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the investment bank and financial services giant reported adjusted diluted quarterly ...
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Will Ocwen Survive Legal Onslaught?

Just when Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) thought it had made it out of 2014 alive, reality checked back in. California regulators are currently looking to suspend the company’s mortgage ...
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What to Expect From J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo Earnings

This week marks the official opening of earnings season for the fourth quarter, and this will also mark a prelude and guidance factory for what investors are to expect in ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for J.P. Morgan and Big Banks in 2015

What will investors look for in 2015 now that the bull market is almost six years old? Stocks have risen exponentially from the bottom in March of 2009. In 2014, ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for American Express in 2015

The bull market is nearing its sixth anniversary and the market gains in 2014 took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index up 11.4%. While ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Visa in 2015

The bull market has been running for nearly six years now. In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a gain of 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index was up ...
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J.P. Morgan, Though Cautious on Large Cap Banks, Has 5 Picks for 2015

With a huge drop in oil a possible roadblock to what was already a slowly, but surely improving economy, many of the tailwinds for the large-cap banks from previous years ...
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Brocade Cleans Up With Convertible Debt Offering

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) announced that it intends to offer up to $500 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due in 2020. The company expects to offer ...
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Oppenheimer Gets More Positive on 4 Top Banks for 2015

The brokerage firm Oppenheimer has released a very positive report for four of America's largest banks. The firm may have said “here we go again” for its banking outlook in ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Goldman Sachs in 2015

With the bull market nearing six years old, it turned out that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose by 11.4% in ...
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National Commerce Corporation Files for IPO

National Commerce Corporation has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given, but the filing is for ...
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The Greek Conundrum Takes Its Toll

With the woes of Europe dominating the headlines for the start of 2015, the concerns about the future of Greece in the eurozone are upon us yet again. National Bank ...
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What Will Dorsey, Wright Add to Nasdaq OMX?

The Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) has announced that it will acquire Dorsey, Wright & Associates, which is a market leader in data analytics, passive indexing and smart-beta strategies. ...
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Can Activist Fund Corvex Save American Realty?

In light of recent legal proceedings and increased scrutiny, the average investor might not view American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) as an attractive investment. Keith Meister, head of ...
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