BK : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 15

    July 14, 2013
    The earnings season ramps up this week, providing plenty of perspective on how the financial and technology sectors fared ...
  2. Banks to Face Tougher Regulations - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller ...
  3. JPM and BNY Mellon's FX Case Dismissed - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Recently, the U.S. District Judge overthrew foreign exchange pricing-related allegations against JPMorgan Chase & Co. ...
  4. Moody's to Review Custody Banks' Ratings - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Moody's Investors Service has put the ratings of three major U.S. trust and custody banks - The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, ...
  5. S&P Outlook on U.S. Banking Giants - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    S&P has taken various actions on the outlooks of systematically important U.S. banks. The rating agency is reassessing ...
  6. BNY Mellon's Dismissal Plea Refused - Analyst Blog

    January 30, 2013
    Recently, The Supreme Court of the State of New York has rejected a dismissal plea of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation ...
  7. BNY Mellon Maintained At Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    On December 27, we reiterated our 'Neutral' recommendation on The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) based on its improving ...
  8. Swiss Banks to Charge for Deposits - Analyst Blog

    December 4, 2012
    The largest Swiss banks, including Credit Suisse Group (CS) and UBS AG (UBS), have decided to charge fees and pay negative ...
  9. Keep Your Eye on Asset Managers

    November 29, 2012
    Was Friday’s drop the start or the end of the correction? This week’s close will be important from a technical ...
  10. Regions to Redeem $345M TruPS - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    Regions Financial Corporation (RF) jumped on the bandwagon of trust preferred securities (TruPS) redemption. On Thursday, ...
  11. BB&T Reports In Line, Revenue Rises - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    BB&T Corp.'s (BBT) third quarter 2012 earnings of 70 cents per share were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Moreover, ...
  12. Stock Market News for October 18, 2012 - Market News

    October 18, 2012
    Benchmarks closed in the green yesterday propelled by better-than-expected housing data. This was the third-consecutive trading ...
  13. BofA to Redeem $5.1B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Bank of America Corporation (BAC) has announced redemption of nearly $5.1 billion worth of trust-preferred securities (TruPS). ...
  14. Mixed 2Q at DST Systems - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    DST Systems Inc. (DST) posted second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 77 cents, significantly missing the ...
  15. BB&T Beats on Improved Revenue - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    BB&T Corp.'s (BBT) second-quarter 2012 earnings of 72 cents per share exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by three cents. ...
  16. More U.S. Banks Curb European Funds - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2012
    According to Wall Street Journal, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) and Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) are ...
  17. PNC Financial to Redeem TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    On Thursday, The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (PNC) announced that it will redeem trust preferred securities (TruPS) ...
  18. BofA to Buy Back $3.9B TruPS - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    On Friday, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) jumped on the bandwagon of redeeming trust preferred securities (TruPS) and ...
  19. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  20. Tobacco Stocks Are Still Addictive

    February 7, 2012
    The tobacco industry has been one of the top performing sectors over the last decade.
  21. U.S. Bancorp Standing Out And Outstanding

    July 26, 2011
    U.S. Bancorp stands apart for its quality and diversification.
  22. Banks To Bank On For Next Year

    September 21, 2010
    These four financial stocks are a mixed bag, but some value can be found in their 2010 performance.
  23. 5 Stocks From The Davis Portfolio

    February 10, 2010
    The Davis New York Venture Fund's abnormal turnover rate makes it an intriguing fund to look at for long-term picks.
  24. Big Financials Report In

    January 27, 2010
    As the market stands poised to go either way, the reports of these big financials have the power to make or break recent ...
  25. CEOs' Retirement Savings Are Safe: Are Yours?

    January 21, 2010
    CEOs make huges salaries, yet corporate boards still feel compelled to guarantee huge retirement packages.
  26. Four Stocks From The Heartland

    November 20, 2009
    If Bill Nasgovitz likes these stocks, you should too. This is the last of the Core Fore investing articles.
  27. Investors Continue To Bank On Northern Trust

    October 26, 2009
    Northern Trust's business has held up very well during the Credit Crisis and its current share price reflects that fact.
  28. The TARP Big Boys Start The Payback

    May 13, 2009
    Tarp funds have been a controversial component of the government bailouot, but which banks actually want it.
  29. Different Shades of Banking Profits

    April 16, 2009
    How in the world did Wells and Goldman pull off profitable quarters when the financial sky is falling?
  30. Whitman And The Third Avenue Value Fund Down But Not Out

    April 14, 2009
    The Third Avenue Value fund has slipped in the short term, due to its large bet on financials. Once the economy recovers, ...
  31. Investments In Wealth Management

    January 23, 2009
    SEI Investments stock is currently trading at a five-year low does an investment makes sense at these prices?
  32. Are Financials Still At Risk?

    January 13, 2009
    American financial firms underwent trial by fire in 2008. We'll look at which are likely to rise from the ashes.
  33. Central Securities A Long-Term Winner

    October 10, 2008
    Central Securities trades at a discount to its net asset value and has a long-term record of outperformance.
  34. Behind-The-Scenes Banks Still Strong

    October 6, 2008
    Custodial banks like Northern Trust and State Street have held up well, but there is still risk. We uncover the best of breed.
  35. Implications Of State Street Global's Win

    August 8, 2008
    A Massachusetts pension fund is moving $720 million into State Street's Global Russell 3000 index portfolio. Should investors ...
  36. Making Change At The Bank

    June 14, 2007
    A look at three institutions who are pushing the standard definition of regional bank.
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