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2 Bank Stocks That Are Potential Takeover Targets

With banks undergoing a bit of merger mania these days, here's a look at two institutions than may be ripe as a takeover target.

Eastern Virginia Bankshares (EVBS) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

Eastern Virginia Bankshares (EVBS) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to Buy with a ratings score of B.

The Ghost of TARP

TARP is still around as this look at community banks shows.

7 Cheapest Bank Takeout Target Stocks From KBW (Update 2)

TheStreet looks at the financial industry's pressure to consolidate, and the seven banks on KBW's Consolidation List trading at the lowest multiples to tangible book value.

Small Banks Feeling TruPS Burden

Trust preferred securities are becoming a big issue for little banks, although they don't appear to present as much of a problem for large Bank of America- or Citigroup-scale financial services firms.

Breaking News

How Airlines May Revive Fast Air Travel at More Reasonable Price

American Airlines is buying 20 supersonic jets from Boom Supersonic.

Taking Social Security? Retirees May Get a Big COLA Bump Up in 2023.

U.S. retirees may get a big benefit with the next Social Security cost-of-living adjustment for 2023.

Wendy's Follows McDonald's in Making a Huge Change

Restaurants are moving to adapt to customers with very different wants and desires.

Famed Investor Druckenmiller Dumps Amazon

Stanley Druckenmiller, a former colleague of George Soros, bought and sold several stocks in the second quarter.