The Federal Reserve announces it has "not objected" to revised 2013 capital plans from JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs.
Most regional banks fared well on Cyber Monday, following an upbeat report on U.S. manufacturing from the Institute for Supply Management.
Key economic figures for the island territory could lead to an "over-reaction" to the downside for Puerto Rico bank stocks, according to KBW.
U.S. consumers have been slimming down their debt loads for years, slowing the economic recovery, but that is bound to change.
The agreement resolves all outstanding claims on loans sold to the government sponsored enterprise by Bank of America through 2009.
Most bank stocks headed lower during an abbreviated trading session following the Thanksgiving holiday.
The outspoken bank analyst expects Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to survive in some form.
Even the weakest performers among large-cap U.S. bank stocks have seen stellar returns this year.
Bank stocks were sluggish on Tuesday amid a wave of mixed economic reports.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. reports that U.S. banks saw their third-quarter earnings drop 3.9% from a year earlier.