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  1. Dow 30 Stock Roundup: AmEx, UnitedHealth Beat, IBM Earnings Fall ...

    January 23, 2015
    The Dow experienced a holiday shortened but successful week, boosted by monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. ...
  2. Earnings Recap for Financial Sector and Impact on ETFs - ETF ...

    January 23, 2015
    What has been the impact of financial sector earnings on the ETF world?
  3. Stock Market News for January 23, 2015 - Market News

    January 23, 2015
    Benchmarks turned positive for the year on Thursday after ECB announced a large-scale bond buying program to revive the near-stagnant ...
  4. Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Take Center Stage; U.S. Bancorp ...

    January 23, 2015
    Last five trading days were earnings-heavy for banks. The results show that banks have lost significant ground during the ...
  5. Fifth Third Bancorp Q4 Earnings Beat on Lower Expenses - Analyst ...

    January 21, 2015
    Fifth Third Bancorp's (FITB) fourth-quarter 2014 earnings per share came in at 43 cents, marginally beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  6. M&T Bank Q4 Earnings Beat on Lower Expenses, Profits Up - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    Driven by lower expenses M&T Bank Corporation (MTB) delivered a positive earnings surprise in fourth-quarter 2014.
  7. Stock Market News for January 20, 2015 - Market News

    January 20, 2015
    Markets were closed on Monday due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
  8. My Top Contrarian Play Offers 40%-a-Year Potential

    January 20, 2015
    As we kicked off the fourth-quarter earnings season this week, one sector got rocked on disappointing results. The market ...
  9. Earn A Potential 20% From The Craft Beer Revolution

    January 19, 2015
    Momentum, the tendency for rising stocks to soar higher and slumping ones to keep dropping, is a market anomaly investing ...
  10. Stock Market News for January 19, 2015 - Market News

    January 19, 2015
    Benchmarks ended a five-day losing streak on Friday after energy shares recovered following a rally in oil prices
  11. Tackling Technicals For Beginners

    January 18, 2015
    Choosing the right indicators can be a daunting task for novice traders. It’s a much easier process when they focus their ...
  12. Bank Stock Roundup: Q4 Earnings Rule Headlines, JPMorgan & BofA ...

    January 16, 2015
    Fourth-quarter results dominated the headlines for banking stocks in the last five trading days.
  13. SunTrust (STI) Q4 Earnings Beat on Loan & Deposits Growth - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    SunTrust's (STI) fourth-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of 88 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 8 ...
  14. PNC Financial Posts Solid Q4: Earnings, Revenue Beat - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    The PNC Financial (PNC) reported another impressive quarter with an earnings surprise of 5.7%.
  15. Goldman Dips on Lower Q4 Profits, Earnings Beat Estimates - ...

    January 16, 2015
    Shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s (GS) slipped over 2% in the beginning of the trading session following its fourth-quarter ...
  16. Stock Market News for January 16, 2015 - Market News

    January 16, 2015
    Benchmarks ended in negative territory for the fifth-straight session on Thursday following the Swiss National Bank’s ...
  17. Banks Provide Shaky Start to Earnings Season - Earnings Outlook

    January 15, 2015
    Banks Provide Shaky Start to Earnings Season - Earnings Outlook
  18. Banks Provide Shaky Start to Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    January 15, 2015
    Banks Provide Shaky Start to Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  19. Is Wells Fargo The Ideal Dividend Investment?

    January 15, 2015
    Wells Fargo has been rewarding its shareholders for years via stock appreciation and dividend payments. But are those rewards ...
  20. BofA Q4 Earnings Hit by Lower Trading Income, Expenses Down - ...

    January 15, 2015
    Higher provision for credit losses and lower revenues (owing to lower mortgage banking income and trading income) were the ...
  21. Swiss Franc Goes Off Euro - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 15, 2015
    This morning, the Swiss National Bank has made the surprise decision to remove its long-standing exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss ...
  22. Washington Federal Posts In-Line Q1 Earnings, Falls 2.3% - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    Washington Federal Inc.'s (WAFD) shares fell nearly 2.3% following the release of its fiscal first-quarter 2015 results (ended ...
  23. Wells Fargo Q4 Earnings Meet Estimates, Revenues Up Y/Y - Analyst ...

    January 14, 2015
    Amid a challenging industry backdrop, Wells Fargo & Company's (WFC) fourth-quarter 2014 earnings met expectations.
  24. Albemarle (ALB) Wraps Up Rockwood Holdings Acquisition - Analyst ...

    January 14, 2015
    Albemarle (ALB) has closed its $6.2 billion acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc.
  25. JPMorgan Braves Industry Challenges, Beats on Q4 Earnings ...

    January 14, 2015
    Overall industry weaknesses failed to dampen JPMorgan's earnings strength in fourth-quarter 2014.
  26. Ocwen Facing License Suspension Risk: Is This the End? - Analyst ...

    January 14, 2015
    Shares of Ocwen (OCN) fell 36.2% after the news of the California regulators considering suspension of the company's mortgage ...
  27. 3 Stocks to Gain If Oil Slides to $40 - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2015
    Societe Generale SA, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) say that prices need to remain ...
  28. Will BofA (BAC) Miss Q4 Earnings Despite Lower Expenses? - Analyst ...

    January 13, 2015
    BofA is slated to release fourth-quarter and full year 2014 results on Jan 15, before the opening bell.
  29. Q4 Earnings Inform the Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 13, 2015
    Q4 earnings season gets unofficially underway with another big earnings beat from Alcoa (AA).
  30. Banks to Unwrap Q4 Earnings: A Disappointing End to 2014? - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    The overall backdrop looks a bit gloomy compared to what the banking industry witnessed at least in the second and third ...
  31. Q4 Earnings Season Takes Center Stage - Earnings Preview

    January 11, 2015
    Q4 Earnings Season Takes Center Stage - Earnings Preview
  32. Huntington Ingalls Hits 52-Week High on Analyst Upgrade - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    Shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) reached a 52-week high of $117.91 on Jan 8.
  33. Bank Stock Roundup: Litigation and Expansion Moves Dominate; ...

    January 9, 2015
    Efforts by banks to move past the legal issues pertaining to their past business conduct continued to rule headlines. However, ...
  34. SolarCity to Fund over $350M Solar Projects with JP Morgan - ...

    January 8, 2015
    SolarCity Corp. (SCTY) announced that it has entered into a deal with JP Morgan Chase to finance over $350 million in solar ...
  35. China Stock Roundup: Sinopec Gets Approval for Stake Sale, CNOOC ...

    January 8, 2015
    Markets enjoyed a good week before declining significantly today, following indications that recent gains have been excessive.
  36. World's Top 10 Trading Companies

    January 7, 2015
    Which are the top trading firms of the world? Here is the list of the ones with highest trading revenue.
  37. Stock Market News for January 07, 2015 - Market News

    January 7, 2015
    Benchmarks continued to suffer losses on Tuesday due to another slump in oil prices
  38. SunTrust Q4 Results to Include New $145M Legal Reserve - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    SunTrust's fourth-quarter 2014 results will include a new legal provision expense of $145 million, thereby lowering its earnings ...
  39. JPMorgan (JPM) to Pay $100M to Settle FX Price Rigging - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    JPMorgan (JPM) has agreed to shell out $100 million as settlement in response to a U.S. antitrust lawsuit filed in 2013 by ...
  40. Legal Issue for BofA Again: Ambac Sues over Faulty MBS - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    BofA has been sued by Ambac Assurance Corp., which seeks to recoup losses of millions of dollars that arose from insuring ...
  41. Morgan Stanley (MS) Mortgages to be Freshly Probed by DOJ - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    The DOJ has renewed its investigation against Morgan Stanley (MS) and targets to accomplish a settlement within the first ...
  42. HomeTrust Bancshares Hits 52-Week High on Growth Plans - Analyst ...

    December 30, 2014
    Shares of HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (HTBI) crafted a new 52-week high, touching $16.52 on Dec 29. The stock of this various ...
  43. Bank Stock Roundup: Litigation & Restructuring Continue; Citigroup ...

    December 26, 2014
    Amid ongoing pressure on revenues, the trend of streamlining operations and focusing on core businesses continued over the ...
  44. Credit Suisse's Plea Dismissed: MBS Lawsuit to Continue - Analyst ...

    December 26, 2014
    Credit Suisse (CS), Switzerland's second largest bank, will have to face the court case filed against it by the New York ...
  45. Markets at Milestones - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 24, 2014
    Stocks are on track to continue the 5-day winning streak into today's abbreviated trading session.
  46. Wells Fargo (WFC) Sued by NCUA over Sale of Risky RMBS - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    The U.S. regulator for credit unions - National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) - has sued Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) ...
  47. Ocwen's $150M Settlement: A Clean Slate or a New Burden? - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Shares of Ocwen (OCN) hit a 52-week low of $15.04 after the company announced the resignation of its executive chairman as ...
  48. Bank Stocks That Outperformed the S&P 500 in 2014 - Analyst Blog

    December 23, 2014
    Since the beginning of 2014, the overall operating environment for banks had been quite tough. Nevertheless, banking stocks ...
  49. Citigroup Buys Commodity Trading Books of Credit Suisse - Analyst ...

    December 22, 2014
    Citigroup Inc. (C) has purchased commodity trading books of Credit Suisse Group AG (Citigroup Inc.
  50. U.S. Bancorp to Pay $6M to Settle Trustee Role Related Suit - ...

    December 19, 2014
    U.S. Bancorp (USB) is set to shell out $6 million to settle a complaint filed as a class-action by Oklahoma Police Pension ...
  51. Bank Stock Roundup: Fines, Legal Issues Rule Headlines; Citi, ...

    December 19, 2014
    Over the last five trading days, performance of banking stocks remained bullish on the back of their efforts to move past ...
  52. New Cuba Policy: A Boon for U.S. Banks? - Analyst Blog

    December 19, 2014
    Will opening up of Cuban economy act as a boon for the U.S. banks? Let us delve into the details to understand the possibilities.
  53. Equinix (EQIX) Closes $1.5B Credit Facility; Shares Gain - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Global data center service provider, Equinix Inc. (EQIX) declared the completion of its $1.5 billion senior secured credit ...
  54. BofA, U.S. Bancorp Sued by NCUA over Sale of Risky RMBS - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    NCUA has sued BofA and U.S. Bancorp for recovering losses on $5.8 billion worth of RMBS sold to five corporate credit unions.
  55. Ocwen in Trouble Again: Faults in Settlement Compliance - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Ocwen (OCN) is simply not able to steer clear of troubles. Since Dec 2013, the company's share price has suffered a decline ...
  56. First Horizon Focused on Expansion; Time to Build Position? - ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 11, 2014, we issued an updated research report on First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)
  57. Banks to Pay $74M for Settling MF Global Underwriting Case - ...

    December 15, 2014
    The case filed against 7 banks, for providing misleading statements related to the presently bankrupt MF Global Holdings ...
  58. The One Bank Poised To Thrive Despite New Regulations

    December 10, 2014
  59. U.S. Banks Gaining Ground on Industry Challenges - Industry Outlook

    December 1, 2014
    U.S. Banks Gaining Ground on Industry Challenges - Industry Outlook
  60. The New Global Banking Regulations To Avert Future Crisis

    November 27, 2014
    These are the types of policies that are being developed to minimize the risks posed to the global financial system by banks ...
  61. Pick The Right Options To Trade In Six Steps

    November 12, 2014
    Use the six-step PROVES method to pick an option to trade.
  62. How A Bank Stress Test Works

    October 30, 2014
  63. Zacks Earning Trends: Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings ...

    October 28, 2014
    Zacks Earning Trends: Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends
  64. Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends

    October 28, 2014
    Q3 Earnings: The Halftime Report - Earnings Trends
  65. Q3 Earnings Scorecard - Earnings Trends

    October 28, 2014
    Q3 Earnings Scorecard - Earnings Trends
  66. Q3 Earnings: Not Great, But Not Bad Either - Earnings Trends

    October 22, 2014
    Q3 Earnings: Not Great, But Not Bad Either - Earnings Trends
  67. China, Europe & Earnings at Home - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 21, 2014
    Unlike China, Europe's capacity to fight its deflation problems has been far less clear. Q3 earnings from mostly U.S. companies ...
  68. Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 21, 2014 - Earnings Trends

    October 21, 2014
    Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 21, 2014 - Earnings Trends
  69. An Investor's Guide To Bank Stress-Testing

    October 20, 2014
    Just how are bank stress tests performed and what is the logic behind them? And is a stress test useful for evaluating a ...
  70. IBM Miss to Set the Tone - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 20, 2014
    IBM's miss is a big deal because the company not only carries a lot of weight in the Dow Jones Index, but it is also a bellwether ...
  71. Q3: Not Amazing Nor Disappointing - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 17, 2014
    Market sentiment remains fragile and at risk of further deterioration despite an overall reassuring start to the Q3 earnings ...
  72. What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    October 16, 2014
    Curious about preferred shares? Here's what you should know about these bond-like instruments.
  73. Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 16, 2014 - Earnings Trends

    October 16, 2014
    Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 16, 2014 - Earnings Trends
  74. Early Q3 Earnings Not Driving the Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2014
    This morning's solid jobless claims report and a slew of earnings announcements will likely have no bearing on the overall ...
  75. Is the Earnings Picture Good Enough? - Earnings Trends

    October 16, 2014
    Is the Earnings Picture Good Enough? - Earnings Trends
  76. Global Growth Questions Linger - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 15, 2014
    The driver of the market slide is beyond U.S. economic data and earnings reports -- it is the all-pervading global fears ...
  77. Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 15, 2014 - Earnings Trends

    October 14, 2014
    Q3 Earnings Scorecard as of October 15, 2014 - Earnings Trends
  78. Can Finance Sector Surprise Q3 Earnings Season? - Industry Outlook

    October 9, 2014
    Can Finance Sector Surprise Q3 Earnings Season? - Industry Outlook
  79. Will Q3 Earnings Season Ease Growth Fears? - Earnings Trends

    October 9, 2014
    Will Q3 Earnings Season Ease Growth Fears? - Earnings Trends
  80. Be Like Buffett By Buying Financials With This ETF

    October 3, 2014
    Given the strong outlook for the sector, traders have been turning their attention to the Financials Select Sector SPDR ETF ...
  81. How Bank of America Holds 1/8 of All U.S. Deposits

    October 2, 2014
    Bank of America isn't America's central bank, but given its size and spread, you could be forgiven this misapprehension.
  82. Will Earnings Season Stop Market Bleeding? - Earnings Trends

    October 2, 2014
    Will Earnings Season Stop Market Bleeding? - Earnings Trends
  83. Handicapping the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    September 24, 2014
    Handicapping the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  84. 4 Hot Financial Sector Stocks

    September 17, 2014
    The financial sector has been a top performer of late. Here are four hot financial stocks that are helping propel it.
  85. Takeaways From Buffett’s Preferred Stock Deal

    September 5, 2014
    Warren Buffett announced his involvement in Burger King Worldwide’s (BKW) proposed takeover of Tim Hortons (THI).
  86. Is Now the Time To Buy The Big U.S. Banks?

    August 25, 2014
    The stocks of the four major U.S. banks are at critical inflection points. Here's what to be aware of.
  87. Jobless Claims & More Create Good Backdrop - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 7, 2014
    Interest rate decisions out of Europe, a favorable U.S. Jobless Claims report, and reports of a huge bank settlement provide ...
  88. A Good Start to Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    July 16, 2014
    A Good Start to Q2 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  89. Positive Start to Q2 Earnings - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 16, 2014
    Earnings remain front and center in today's session, with the finance-heavy results thus far largely in the "positive ...
  90. Citi Beat Leads Markets to Green - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 14, 2014
    Stocks appear on track to start today's session in the green, maintaining the overnight action out of global markets.
  91. Wells Fargo & a Return to Normalcy - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 11, 2014
    The reassuring earnings report from Wells Fargo (WFC) and easing of Portugal-related fears should result in a normal trading ...
  92. It's All About Q3 Guidance - Earnings Trends

    July 8, 2014
    It's All About Q3 Guidance - Earnings Trends
  93. 15 Companies That Are Killing It With Equal Rights

    July 2, 2014
    The Supreme Court's decision on Monday, in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, exempted some companies from offering contraceptive ...
  94. Impact Investing: Making A Difference And A Profit

    June 10, 2014
    Most investors spend their time chasing returns. But what if there was a way to do good while also turning a profit?
  95. Closing the Books on Q1 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    June 10, 2014
    Closing the Books on Q1 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  96. Top Stocks High-Frequency Traders (HFTs) Pick

    June 2, 2014
    High-frequency trading (HFT) firms make money by exploiting inefficiencies in the pricing of shares quoted on several exchanges ...
  97. What Is The Difference Between After-Hours Trading And Late Trading?

    May 30, 2014
    “After-hours” trading and “late trading” both refer to investments made outside of normal business hours. While the two activities ...
  98. These Sectors Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

    May 28, 2014
    You've adjusted your debt portfolio to prepare for rising interest rates; now what about your equity holdings? Here are some ...
  99. Look To Financials During Periods Of Instability

    May 23, 2014
    The Bottom Line Economic reports are starting to bring the broad market rally into question. During these periods of uncertainty ...
  100. Another Weak Earnings Season Coming to an End - Earnings Trends

    May 21, 2014
    Another Weak Earnings Season Coming to an End - Earnings Trends
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