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

Here's Which Beaten-Down Banks to Buy

Here's Which Beaten-Down Banks to Buy

Why are bank stocks down from their earlier year highs? Here's your buying opportunity.

'Nontraditional' Strong Results: Trading Bank Earnings, Part 3

'Nontraditional' Strong Results: Trading Bank Earnings, Part 3

There's gold within the 'nontraditional' banking sector and we dig for it among these financial service firms.

Trading Bank Earnings, Part 2

Trading Bank Earnings, Part 2

'Super regionals' PNC, Regions Financial and SunTrust provide more reliable upside potential and are less vulnerable to downward earning estimate revisions. Buy them.

Trading Bank Earnings, Part 1

Trading Bank Earnings, Part 1

The megabanks were the worst at meeting or beating analysts' earnings estimates among the different banking groups I cover.

How Investors Can Cash In on Bank Earnings

How Investors Can Cash In on Bank Earnings

Banks that offer the best opportunity for investors to cash in on this quarter?s earnings season.

The Best Super-Regional Bank Stocks for Investors

The Best Super-Regional Bank Stocks for Investors

Here are the top U.S.-based super-regional banks, including Fifth Third Bank.

Citigroup Was Punished for Not Playing Nice With the Feds

Citigroup Was Punished for Not Playing Nice With the Feds

Here are the 'hidden' reasons why Citigroup's capital plan got rejected.

Make Some Bank on Bank of America

Make Some Bank on Bank of America

Don't believe me? Ask Warren Buffett.