STT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 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 ...
  2. Brokerage ETF Battle: Plenty of Winners

    July 5, 2013
    Financial services ETFs have been stellar performers this year. An average year-to-date return of 19 percent for the Financial ...
  3. Two Nifty New Dividend ETFs

    June 26, 2013
    Prior to this week, roughly 60 new exchange-traded products had come to market this year. This week is brisk on the new ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. A New 52-Week High for Goldman - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) crafted a new 52-week high, touching $166.17 at the end of the trading session ...
  6. State Street Plans 630 Layoffs - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Close on the heels of declaring better-than-expected results, State Street Corporation (STT) announced to eliminate nearly ...
  7. BlackRock Buys More Market Share

    January 15, 2013
    BlackRock is rumored to be buying Credit Suisse's European ETF business. While the price is unknown, BlackRock gains the ...
  8. BlackRock to Acquire ETF Business - Analyst Blog

    January 10, 2013
    According to Reuters, BlackRock Inc. (BLK) is set to acquire Credit Suisse Group's (CS) European exchange-traded fund (ETF) ...
  9. WisdomTree Bucks The ETF Odds With Strong Third Quarter Earnings

    November 1, 2012
    WisdomTree announced strong Q3 earnings October 26, proving that ETFs can survive without low MERs.
  10. SunTrust Misses Marginally - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    SunTrust Banks Inc.'s (STI) third quarter 2012 earnings were $1.98 per share, marginally lagging the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  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. Financial Stocks, Including Deutsche, Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 16, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 1.1%, the S&P 500 rising 1% and the Dow climbing 1%. The financial ...
  13. Company News for July 18, 2012 - Corporate Summary

    July 18, 2012
    "    The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) reported second quarter earnings per share of $1.22, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  14. NYSE Stocks Making Big Moves on July 17, 2012

    July 17, 2012
    The market is down this morning. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.1%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.1%; and the Dow is trading down ...
  15. Goldman Tops Estimate, Revenue Down - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) reported its second-quarter 2012 earnings per share of $1.78, significantly surpassing ...
  16. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for June 11, 2012

    June 11, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3%; and the Dow has declined ...
  17. Goldman to Vend Hedge Fund Unit - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    According to Financial Times, The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) is on the verge of selling its hedge fund administration ...
  18. 3 Reasons To Own Northern Trust

    May 12, 2012
    Northern Trust's stock's had a tough time of it the last couple of years. We look at why investors should own the stock.
  19. LVMH: 3 Ways To Own

    October 24, 2011
    Many people have heard of Louis Vuitton, but there's a lot more to LVMH's operations than just luxury handbags.
  20. BNY Mellon Looking Much Better

    July 22, 2011
    There are a number of compelling reasons to consider investing in the stock of Bank of New York Mellon.
  21. Room For Bank Of New York Mellon To Run

    January 24, 2011
    There are some compelling reasons why the stock of Bank of New York Mellon could rise another 30% or from current levels.
  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. Bank Of New York Marking Time

    July 21, 2010
    Custody is not an exciting business, but investors should not overlook this toll collector in financial services.
  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. 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.
  26. The Wide World Of Real Estate

    September 23, 2009
    Add global real estate to your portfolio through ETFs.
  27. 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?
  28. Monthly Review: July Wrap Up

    July 30, 2009
    A look back at the last month's headlines in the financial world.
  29. Active Blackrock Marries Passive Barclays - Can It Work?

    June 23, 2009
    Blackrock is buying Barclays Global Investors for $13 billion. Can this marriage of two completely different cultures work?
  30. 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.
  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. Assessing The Risks Of Mortgage REITs

    October 29, 2008
    It's hard to imagine a less attractive investment than a mortgage REIT right now, but these pariah investments still pay ...
  33. ING Capital Injection A Mere Booster Shot

    October 22, 2008
    ING's capital injection lacked the urgency of other firms going after government investment.
  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. 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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