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CIBC Moves to Acquire PrivateBancorp

PrivateBancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PVTB) is making a solid gain on Wednesday following its most recent deal to be acquired. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired ...
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Are Canadian Banks Looking Better or Worse?

The banking sector has been tough to invest in during 2016. The theme of investing in banks in Canada has also been difficult. A report from analyst K. R. Choquette ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, BHP Billiton, Dunkin’, Hertz, JetBlue, Panera and More

Stocks were down by a tiny amount on Wednesday morning, following two days of gains and ahead of the FOMC's minutes. Investors have gotten used to volatility again, but they ...
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Citigroup Voices Mixed Views on High-Dividend Canadian Banking Giants

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) has a wide coverage of the financial universe, and that includes the banking giants. A report this Wednesday looks cautious on the firm's coverage of the ...
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The 10 Most Sexist Companies in Canada

Canada -- long considered a better nation than they United States because of its low violence rates, tolerance, spirit of equality and free health care -- is home to just ...
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Real Banks With Real Dividends! (JPM, MTB, VLY, NYB, HCBK, PBCT, FNFG, AF, NWBI, CFR, UBSI, FMER, PRK, TRMK, HBHC, FNB, BOH, RY, BNS, BMO, CM)

Most investors today believe that none of the banks are paying high-yielding dividends any longer.  While it is true that J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is going to ...
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Bank & Finance M&A: The Canadians Are Coming (BMO, MI, BAC, C, JPM, WFC, RY, TD, BNS, CM)

Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) is expanding in the U.S.  The fourth largest bank in Canada is acquiring Marshall & Ilsley Corp. (NYSE: MI) for $4.1 billion in stock.  The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (CM, CTB, EIX, FMCN, GT, HD, JNS, LM, LOW, OPEN, PAYX, RY, UA, WAG)

These are some of this Thursday's key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE: CM) Raised to Equal-Weight at Morgan ...
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Canadian Bank Dividend Hikes, Lesson For U.S. (CM, BMO, BNS, TD, BAC, C, JPM, WFC)

Regulators have hinted in the U.S. about the stage being set for a return to normalized dividends from major banks.  If Canada is a model and if the Canadians act ...
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Corporate Bond Floodgates Open Wide (IBM, JNJ, DELL, HD, AGN, AXP, ATK, AON, HPQ, MHS, HSP, HCN, PH, GR, USB, BRK.B, FTE, CM)

If corporations have high credit ratings, there is an opportunity to borrow for rates that have not been seen in years (or ever).  August saw key bond issuances at extremely ...
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Canadian Banks Begin Hiking Rates; U.S. Far Behind? (TD, RY, CM, BMO, BNS, JPM, BAC, C)

The Bank of Canada this morning announced a hike for the overnight rate by 0.25%.  The new overnight rate is still only 0.75%. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1.00% and ...
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Brookfield Goes Deeper Into Turnaround & DIP Funds (BAM, SLF, CM, BPO)

Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and the Export Development Canada have announced the establishment of a C$1 billion fund with the backing of the "EDC" to provide debtor-in-possession loans, or ...
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