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Expenses Limit US Bancorp Profits

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The consumer and commercial banking company reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenue ...
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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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Will American Banks Close Thousands of Branches?

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) will cut roughly 300 branches over the next two years. Some reasons for its decision extend to all banks that support large numbers of ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Netflix, RF Micro, Starbucks, Southwest, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday after weak overseas economic readings and after U.S. stocks hit all-time highs again last week. Investors keep proving over and over that they will ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Near 52-Week High

Shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) closed at $210,000 per share on Friday, less than 2% below the stock’s 52-week high. Combined, just the top 10 stocks ...
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Banks With the Most Branches

As of June, there were 94,725 bank branches in the United States, according to recently released data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This represents the lowest reported figure ...
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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Banks With the Most Profitable Stock Buyback Plans

Sometimes research reports have very little impact on a stock or a sector overall, particularly when an analyst has a mere Neutral rating on the sector. But sometimes there are ...
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Is Warren Buffett Done Buying Banks and Financial Stocks?

For a bull market to stay alive, you have to have participation from the financial sector. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has been a financial stock buyer ...
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Big Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2014. We were originally not expecting many major changes to the portfolio. ...
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Nomura Has Stellar Bank Stock Picks — and Cautious Picks

Earlier this week we showed how a key market technician was showing concern that banks and financials are not participating in the rally. That is particularly troubling when you consider ...
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Bank by Bank Dividend and Buyback Hike Approvals After Fed Review

Wednesday's big announcement is that the Federal Reserve did not object to the capital plans for some 25 of the 30 banks under review which were participating in the Comprehensive ...
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