Gene Kirsch

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

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

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

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

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

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.