Best Investments for 2015
Regional Banks bounced back on Friday, ending a rough week for the banking sector in the wake of the Federal Reserve's stress tests.
Here are some winners and losers from the Federal Reserve's review of large banks' plans to deploy excess capital.
The second part of the Federal Reserve's annual bank stress-test processes with only 25 of 30 banks having their capital plans approved by the regulator.
A new report on payday lending points to the way to greater regulation for non-bank lenders this year, but there could also be a new player in the market.
Despite the large amounts of share buybacks, some of the nation's biggest banks have diluted common shareholders over the past two years.
Bank of America passed the first round of the Federal Reserve's stress tests, but without much room to spare.
The Fed was upbeat about the results of its expanded round of bank stress tests, but Zions Bancorporation of Salt Lake City failed the test.
Large-cap bank stocks are strong heading into the Federal Reserve's announcement of stress test results, but the "main event" is next week.
This year's augmented stress tests could cause Citi some pain, but the bank should still be able to return plenty of capital to investors.
Most bank stocks rose as the broad market pulled back, after the FOMC tapered as expected and shed light on when sort-term interest rates might rise.
Investors expect steady sailing following the first two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee under the leadership of Janet Yellen.
Earnings estimate revision trends are likely to favor Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase over Citigroup over the next year, according to Jefferies analyst Ken Usdin.
Shares of Bank of America decline 2% on another weak day for the sector, as investors continued to worry about Russia's aggression in Ukraine.
KBW cuts its rating and earnings estimates for USB on expected declines loan loss reserve releases and mortgage revenue.
Bank stocks on Monday fared slightly better than the broad market, which was held back by disappointing export numbers out of China.
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