RF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 'Super-Regional' Banks? Piper Jaffray Is Getting Into Them

    November 24, 2015
    Kevin Barker of Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on "super-regional banks" with a positive bias. Barker noted the banks ...
  2. Top 10 Stocks Under $10 Dollars In 2015

    May 20, 2015
    Looking for value investment in stocks under $10? Investopedia provides a list of $10 high-potential stocks trading under ...
  3. Be Ready For A Market Drop With These Stocks

    July 28, 2014
    The S&P 500 may be in an uptrend, but here are some stocks to trade in case of a rainy day.
  4. Why I Will NEVER Buy Another Bank Stock

    April 21, 2014
    My grandmother, a schoolteacher, was widowed at a relatively early age. She inherited a relatively small nest egg my grandfather, ...
  5. Triangle Breakouts: Two Higher, Two Lower

    January 8, 2014
    These stocks are very close to breaking out of triangle formations, indicating a strong price move is near.
  6. Simpler Looks Better For First Horizon

    May 6, 2013
    Deprioritizing non-strategic lending and refocusing on regional banking should be good for First Horizon in the long-term. ...
  7. Bank Of The Ozarks Continues To Build Value

    April 12, 2013
    Bank of the Ozarks deserves its premium, as it continues to demonstrate a rare combo of growth and quality.
  8. Bank Of The Ozarks Hitting Accelerator In A Low-Growth Environment

    July 17, 2012
    Although a great bank growth story, Bank of the Ozarks is no bargain. Even with the assumption of high-teens return on equity ...
  9. The Grind Goes On For Bank Of America

    July 20, 2011
    Bank of America is grinding through its mistakes.
  10. PNC Acquires Another Fixer-Up Bank Chain

    June 21, 2011
    PNC makes a widely-expected move to expand its banking operations into the Southeast.
  11. Bank Revenues Threatened By New Interchange Fees

    April 26, 2011
    Proposed rules from the Federal Reserve on debit interchange fees received by banks will lead to sharp drops in revenue for ...
  12. Bank Of The Ozarks Making The Best Of Things

    April 18, 2011
    Bank of the Ozarks has used FDIC-assisted acquisitions to build a platform for growth.
  13. 6 Banks That Still Need To Roll Up Their TARP

    March 11, 2011
    While bank stocks have generally recovered, a few stragglers remain.
  14. BMO Buying Marshall & Illsley

    December 17, 2010
    BMO makes a deep-value, scratch-and-dent purchase.
  15. 5 Worst-Performing Stocks In October

    November 2, 2010
    The worst stocks in the S&P 500 in October ran the gamut from technology to finance and were mostly caused by investor ...
  16. Santander's Footprint Pays Off

    August 3, 2010
    Santander's fast-growing Latin business provides a spicy contrast to the sour state of Spain.
  17. Fair Value Proposal For Loans

    June 29, 2010
    The Financial Accounting Standards Board has proposed changes to accounting rules that would require banks to value loans ...
  18. Bank Convertibles That Offer Income And Upside

    October 1, 2009
    If there’s more snort left in this bull, these three issues may be the safest way to play it.
  19. The Battle Of The Smart Money

    August 18, 2009
    Two smart money guys seem to take opposite opinions on the future direction of the stock market. Who's right? Who cares?
  20. Will Commercial Real Estate Be Bailed Out?

    July 27, 2009
    There may be further problems in the commercial real estate sector, perhaps precipitating round two of the bailout of the ...
  21. Is It Time To Short Financials?

    April 23, 2009
    The recent rally in financials raises the question of whether investors should once again be thinking about shorting the ...
  22. Banks Are Lending Money

    February 2, 2009
    Although some anecdotal evidence suggests "banks won't lend", earnings reports from some large regional banks contradict ...
  23. Wachovia-Wells Fargo A Victory For Us All

    October 6, 2008
    Wells Fargo made a rival bid for crumbling Wachovia, one that didn't require a taxpayer funded backstop. Does this deal restore ...
  24. Regional Banks Trapped In The Florida Quagmire

    July 24, 2008
    Learn why banks like Regions Financial and SunTrust that sought treasure in the depths of the Florida markets now regret ...
  25. Beyond Barclays ETFs (BCS)

    April 3, 2007
    British Bank Barclays is the reigning King of ETFs in the U.S. but it's reach doesn't stop there.
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