Gene Kirsch, independent senior banking analyst, has more than 20 years of financial industry experience in credit-risk portfolio management, lending and loan review analysis within various sized, regional credit unions, finance companies and banks at both the retail and commercial level. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems and Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a minor in Psychology.
Recent Articles By The Author
Why Green Dot May Grab a Windfall From GoBank / Walmart Partnership
Walmart's partnership with GoBank, a subsidiary of publicly traded Green Dot, may be a windfall to the parent company and investors. Here's what you need to know.
Why There May Be Fewer Bank IPOs After Tepid Citizens Bank Offering
With Citizens Financial's IPO hitting a lower-than-expected price range, don’t look for many banks to rush to market to raise cash -- until the banking industry recovers.
Skip the Alibaba IPO -- Buy These Bank Stocks Ahead of Earnings Instead
Everyone's clamoring for the mother of all IPOs. But here's why bank stocks are a better bet.
Apple Pay Is the Latest Reason It Stinks to Be a Traditional Bank
Although banks are actively working with Apple to adapt to the new technology, it is still a major threat to their conventional payment channels.
Here's How Bank of America Shares Will Double to $30
Without the overhang of litigation costs, the bank's stock can only go higher.