NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The regional banks have surged along with the rest of the financial sector so far in 2010, and now it's time to see if the results can keep up with the stocks.
U.S. stock futures are rising Thursday after oil prices rebound and tensions with North Korea ease.
First-quarter earnings season is set to continue next week as more large U.S. banks report earlier in the week, setting the tone for markets.
The four 'too big to fail' money center banks and five large regional banks peaked as March began. They will report earnings April 13 to 21, under negative weekly charts.