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A New Wave of Bank Layoffs, With More to Come

Two things happened recently in the banking industry. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) will fire 5,000. The other was that Moody's ungraded ...
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Large Companies With Fastest Revenue and Earnings Growth in 2015

This year is nearing the halfway mark and analysts are beginning to project their biggest winners and losers on the year. S&P Capital IQ recently released a report regarding the ...
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Why Legal Issues Around Banks Now Make Them Attractive

Ever since the meltdown in the fall of 2008, it seems like there has been a constant stream of large cap bank legal issues and, worse for shareholders, huge cash ...
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Financials Have Struggled This Year: Analyst Says to Buy the Big 3

While the market has had a very up and down year, with the S&P 500 up just over 3%, one sector that has struggled as we stay mired in a ...
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UBS Has 3 Financial Services Stocks to Buy If New IRA Rules Pass

If there is one industry has had its fair share of rules and regulations since the Great Recession and subsequent market debacle of 2008, it is the financial services industry. ...
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Massive Energy Trade Highlights High-Profile Insider Selling This Week

While the volume for insider trading has dropped dramatically due to earnings reporting, some very large trades hit the tape this week. Although many insiders at major corporations are still ...
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Trading Revenues Boost Morgan Stanley Earnings

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Monday. The big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.14 on revenue of $9.8 billion. In ...
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UBS Says Top Global Banks to Buy Now All in the US

Despite a flood of money heading to Europe, and many analysts becoming more bullish on the emerging markets, the reality is, much of the big money in the eurozone may ...
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Fed Approves Dividend Hikes for Most Major Banks, Citi Wins but BofA Does Not

The Federal Reserve has released its Comprehensive Capital Annual Review (CCAR) results and the news is overwhelmingly good for investors and operations inside of the major banks. While the stress ...
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After Earnings, Which Big Bank Stock Is Cheapest?

Now that all four of the largest U.S. banks have reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings, it seems like a good time to take a look at the results and try ...
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Morgan Stanley Earnings Hit by Lower Trading Revenues

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.47 on ...
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3 Top Financial Stocks Expected to Break Out in 2015

Oppenheimer released a report Monday morning detailing a few financial stocks that it expects to make big moves in 2015. The financial sector is the favorite rotation idea due to ...
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UBS Upgrades U.S. Bank Sector to Overweight From Neutral

With the economy showing strength, especially versus other areas around the globe, investors looking to find solid investments may want to stay right here when shopping for top banks to ...
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U.S. Senate Report Documents Banks’ Commodity Shenanigans

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold two days of hearings related to its own report on the activities of big Wall Street banks in the ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Optimism for Big Banks Headed Into 2015

With Merrill Lynch wrapping up the firm's 23rd annual financial services conference earlier this month, one thing was for sure when they polled investors. Despite the slow loan growth in ...
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