RBS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. U.S. Bancorp Rises on Growth Initiatives; Should We Hold? - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 9, 2014, we issued an updated research report on U.S. Bancorp (USB). Shares of this major regional bank have recorded ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry ...

    October 20, 2014
    Foreign Banks: Geopolitics, Regulations Cloud Prospects - Industry Outlook
  4. Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook

    June 16, 2014
    Foreign Banks Face Tough Road to Recovery - Industry Outlook
  5. What First Horizon's FHFA Settlement Means For RBS and Goldman

    April 30, 2014
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has settled the smallest securities fraud suit that remained of the 18 it had ...
  6. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 21, 2014
    Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Moody's Puts RBS Under Review - Analyst Blog

    July 8, 2013
    Moody's Investors Service kept the long-term ratings on The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc and its subsidiaries under review ...
  8. Banks Sued over LIBOR Manipulations - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    At the time when several  banks are already facing regulatory probes for involvement in manipulating LIBOR rates, a  N.Y.-based ...
  9. Mixed 4Q at American Capital Agency - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) reported mixed results in fourth quarter 2012. The company's net spread income per share ...
  10. RBS Settles LIBOR Scam with $612M - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) has finally conceded to paying a penalty of £390 million ($612 million) to the ...
  11. HSBC's Money Laundering Scandal

    January 29, 2013
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  12. First Niagara Needs To Lever Market Share Into Better Returns

    January 15, 2013
    First Niagra has share, but not a lot of value
  13. RBS Outperforms in 3Q - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    Last week, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) reported net operating income of £1,047 million ($1,654 million) for ...
  14. Deutsche Bank Posts Profit, Revs Up - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Aided by improved performance at its investment bank unit, Deutsche Bank AG's (DB) net income attributable to its shareholders ...
  15. UBS AG Reports Loss, to Cut Jobs - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    UBS AG (UBS) reported a loss in the third quarter. In addition to this, the company announced a massive job cut over the ...
  16. RBS Initiates IPO of Direct Line - Analyst Blog

    September 17, 2012
    On Friday, as part of the commitment made to the European Union (EU) regulators, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) ...
  17. FDIC Sues Banks over Risky MBS - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has filed three separate lawsuits against major banks over the alleged sale of ...
  18. CIBC to Buy Wealth Management Unit - Analyst Blog

    August 8, 2012
    In order to further expand its wealth management operations, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) announced a deal to ...
  19. BofA Axes Commercial Banking Jobs - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2012
    In an effort to boost Global Banking segment's profits, Bank of America Corporation (BAC) has been reducing workforce, according ...
  20. Foreign Banks Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 10, 2012
    Foreign banks have been adopting reconstruction-by-asset-sale as the means to reduce leverage and stay afloat. However, the ...
  21. Bid Rigging Costs Barclays Its Diamond

    July 4, 2012
    Diamond has been forced to resign for Barclays' role in manipulating LIBOR rates.
  22. Treasury to Sell AIG Stock - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Basking after a good first-quarter performance, yesterday American International Group Inc. (AIG) announced the US Treasury ...
  23. Use Aluminum To Play Rising Industrial Growth

    March 21, 2012
    As both industrial production and economic growth returns, aluminum could be the best way to play that surge.
  24. The Best Time to Sell Options

    August 19, 2011
    Selling options in the current environment promotes flexibility, allows the trader to better withstand volatility in the ...
  25. Healthy Income From European Preferreds

    September 14, 2009
    Investors should be encouraged by the yields on these issues and the credit ratings assigned to them.
  26. Avoiding British Banks On The Dole

    October 16, 2008
    Barclays and HSBC said no to government bailout funds, and kept their freedom. These are banks to watch.
  27. A Pure Bank Is A Profitable Bank

    May 30, 2008
    Spain's Banco Santander avoided the seduction of CMOs and other risky products and is now being rewarded for remaining chaste. ...
  28. Clear Channel And Banks Play Tug Of War

    March 28, 2008
    The long-awaited private equity buyout of Clear Channel has hit a roadblock. The banks are now balking at financing the deal. ...
  29. BCE's 20% Takeover Premium Hard To Ignore (BCE)

    February 15, 2008
    BCE shares are well below the declared offer price of $42.75. The deal could fail, but a healthy deal premium might be worth ...
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