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The central bank exempted mid-sized companies from the "qualitative" part of stress tests that determine whether the companies can pay dividends and buy back stock in the coming year.
These companies show signs of a change of direction.
U.S. stock futures and European shares fall as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May calls for a hard Brexit from the European Union.
It largely depends on your mindset, but also on how your trades are set up.
Regional banks may get the urge to merge if Congress relaxes some regulations this year.
Congress will seek to wipe out or make changes to the Dodd-Frank Act in small chunks, with a focus first on providing relief for mid-sized regional institutions.
CAT, UNH, CVX, GS and JPM: Jim Cramer looks at the prospects for these high-flyers -- and more -- in 2017.
Jim Cramer outlines what he thinks this market needs to keep the Trump rally rolling in 2017.
NVIDIA, NXP Semi and Applied Materials could all continue their big runs this year.
Dismantling of the merger may have more to do with an activist hedge fund's agitation than regulatory concerns. Expect the Fed to OK mid-sized bank deals in the coming months
Consumer lenders like American Express and Discover could benefit under looser financial regulations under the Trump administration, says S&P Capital IQ.
A better economy and prospects for reduced regulatory costs will benefit the banking sector in 2017, says Moody's.
The Fed's new rule requiring banks to issue more long-term debt is in line with recent decisions to alleviate the burden on mid-size lenders.
Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for MasterCard and Visa, and downgrades for General Mills and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.