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  1. Fitch Reviews Regional Banks - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    Recently, Fitch Ratings concluded the peer review of 16 mid-tier regional banks. The group includes banks with total assets ...
  2. HSBC Downgraded to Underperform - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    We have lowered our long-term recommendation on HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) to 'Underperform' from 'Neutral'. This is based on ...
  3. HSBC Ratings Downgraded by Fitch - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Last week, Fitch Ratings lowered its credit ratings on HSBC Holdings plc (HBC). The rating agency lowered the company's long-term ...
  4. HSBC Reiterated at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    We are maintaining a long-term 'Neutral' recommendation on HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) as its restructuring initiatives for streamlining ...
  5. Bank Stress Test Process Expands - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    Bank regulating authorities have finally approved the new stress test rules under the purview of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street ...
  6. HSBC to Offload Insurance Units - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    In the latest move to do away with its non-core operations and assets, HSBC Holdings plc (HBC) announced last week that it ...
  7. KEY to Close HSBC Unit Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    KeyBank N.A, a wing of  KeyCorp (KEY), looks to be on time for its closure of the acquisition of 37 HSBC units from First ...
  8. M&T Bank Still Progressing, Still No Bargain

    April 16, 2012
    M&T Bank is posting better numbers, but the value is no bargain.
  9. Banking On A Recovery

    March 6, 2012
    Lending data is finally on an uptrend and non-performing loans are decreasing. This may be the right time to bet on the sector.
  10. M&T Bank Looking Like A Diesel

    January 19, 2012
    M&T needs more time to rebuild what was once a top-notch banking franchise.
  11. 3 Bank Stocks With Big Upside

    January 11, 2012
    Many regional and local banks are starting to do better as the economy expands. Here are three long-term winners, writes ...
  12. 2 Perfectly Contrarian Bank Plays

    November 16, 2011
    These two companies have enormous potential, proving just how profitable putting your money where they ain’t can be, ...
  13. HSBC On A Faster Track To Recovery

    August 8, 2011
    HSBC is in better shape than its valuation suggests.
  14. M&T Bank In A Rare Class

    July 25, 2011
    Unlike most banks, M&T is getting full credit from the Street.
  15. M&A Activity Heats Up

    August 23, 2010
    The energy sector has had a banner year for mergers and acquisitions. Find out which companies are getting in on the action.
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