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Will Hudson City Bancorp Earnings Continue to Weigh Down Its Merger Hopes?

Hudson City Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK) reported its first-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The bank had $0.01 in earnings per share (EPS) on $75.6 million in net ...
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Will Banks Finally Walk Away From the Hudson City and M&T Merger?

Hudson City Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK) announced that yet again its merger plans with M&T Bank Corp. (NYSE: MTB) have been delayed. The Federal Reserve Board advised M&T last Friday that ...
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Bank Merger Arbitrage Spreads and Pipeline Indicate Different Trends

Sterne Agee is out with a key report discussing merger arbitrage spreads and trends in mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector. While the M&A trade has been on the ...
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The Seven Safest Banks in America for 2013

The U.S. banking sector is looking better in 2013 than it did in 2012, 2011 and so on. Balance sheets, credit metrics and underlying asset values continue to recover. Still, ...
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Media Digest (8/28/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) pushes for a ban on eight Samsung phones. (Reuters) Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) will allow former chairman Richard Schulze to review its books with ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 27, 2012: Markets Lack Enthusiasm, Close Mixed (AMZN, BRCD, LLY, ADSK, THS, TIF, SDRL, STP, BWS, MY, MOV, SFM, HCBK, MTB, KNXA, IBM, PANL, AAPL)

The three major U.S. stock indexes opened flat to higher this morning but picked up some buying steam after the first hour or so of trading. In Europe the president ...
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Today’s Market Winners and Losers

Stocks are mixed Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.23%, the Nasdaq up 0.15% and the S&P 500 down 0.05%. Today's market winners include two buyouts and a ...
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Merger Monday: Schulze Gets into Best Buy, Hertz Nabs Dollar Thrifty, and So On (BBY, HTZ, DTG, IBM, KNXA, MTB, HCBK, PROJ)

Plenty of action on the merger and acquisition front today, with founder Richard Schulze getting an okay from the board of Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) to conduct his ...
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Hudson City Gains Challenge Deep Discount To Book Value (HCBK)

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK) may have reported a net loss of $360.5 million for the quarter of -$0.73 EPS against positive earnings net income of $121.2 million or $0.25 ...
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The Ten Worst Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2011 (JNS, HCBK, GNW, NFLX, X, AIG, CVC, ANR, MWW, FSLR)

Although the month of October put up a big gain in the S&P 500 stocks, for the year-to-date S&P stocks have risen just 1.2%.  The ten worst performers have all ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAPL, ACP, STD, EL, GERN, GOOG, HCBK, IART, RIMM, SMP, TJX, TSCO, V, WNR)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Friday morning. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Reiterated Buy and raised target to ...
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The Best And Worst Stocks For The First Half Of 2011

Most of the financial media stops at mid-year to reflect on how the market performed since January 1. The effort is often fruitless. The fact that a stock, or any ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALU, ACI, CLS, EBAY, FSLR, HES, HCBK, KBH, LULU, PKI, RENN, SKT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning. Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) Raised to Buy at UBS. Arch Coal ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACN, CATO, FVE, FIG, HCBK, MET, SHLD, SINA, SPRD, VIV, THI)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) Reiterated Buy and Raised target at ...
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Dividend Watch: Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK)

Today's "Daily Dividend Watch" is one with a bit more caution.  Hudson City Bancorp (NASDAQ: HCBK) is one of those regional banks which we recently noted that already had a high ...
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