Most large-cap bank stocks end higher, after the Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI for the U.S. in February showed a huge increase.
Most financial stocks traded sideways on Tuesday, with mostly negative economic reports.
A Citigroup upgrade argued Comerica will benefit from improving loan growth.
Most stocks of large-cap U.S. banks rose on Thursday, when market news was dominated by the merger agreement between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Shares of SunTrust of Atlanta were down more than 3% on a rather weak Wednesday for the banking sector.
Bank stocks were strong after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated a continued market-friendly policy.
Most bank stocks traded sideways on Monday, although Federal Reserve data boded well for 2014 loan-growth forecasts.
Most bank stocks ended higher on Friday, as investors cheered an increase in the U.S. labor participation rate.
Bank stocks led the market higher on Thursday, as better-than-expected unemployment numbers set up Friday's January unemployment report.
Bank stocks end little changed as investors consider an upbeat ADP employment report and look ahead to the official numbers on Friday.
Most bank stocks rose on Tuesday, recovering a bit from the heavy selling of the previous two trading sessions.
Slowing manufacturing growth in the U.S. and China adds to last week's worries over emerging markets, sending bank stocks sharply lower.
Most bank stocks ended lower on Friday, as the broad market followed overseas markets down over emerging-market currency fears.
Most bank stocks were solid on Thursday, after numbers from the Bureau of Economic Analysis data showed strong U.S. GDP growth for the fourth quarter.
Most bank stocks head lower on continued concern over emerging markets as the Federal Reserve again cuts its "QE3" bond purchases.
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