WFC : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. Top Investment Banks In The Energy Industry

    October 7, 2015
    Many global Investment banks are highly involved in the energy industry, but there are also some smaller banks and boutiques ...
  2. Top Investment Banks In The Real Estate Industry

    September 28, 2015
    The real estate market relies on capital provided by large global investment banks.
  3. Reynolds Signs Vapor Deal With British American

    September 24, 2015
    Having financially backed Reynolds American's (NYSE: RAI) $29 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard this summer, British ...
  4. Analyst: Two Finance-Themed Pair Trades That Could Make You Money

    September 16, 2015
    Financial stocks have fallen on Chinese growth concerns, but the Street's target prices "barely moved," according to James ...
  5. Why Did Berkshire Go For eVolution Networks?

    September 15, 2015
    Warren Buffett makes an unusual but possibly lucrative addition to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio
  6. All Eyes on These Triangle Patterns

    September 14, 2015
    After the late August sell off these stocks are consolidating and poised for another aggressive move. Here's what to watch ...
  7. Who Are Bank of America’s Main Competitors?

    September 9, 2015
    Explore information and analysis on JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Citigroup, the three banks considered the main competitors ...
  8. Buffett Refreshes Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio

    August 19, 2015
    Warren Buffett, it seems, has a go-against-the-grain view on the prospects of the cable industry and is no longer fond of ...
  9. Is Coca-Cola Ready to Do More Deals?

    August 18, 2015
    Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) appointed a new president and chief operating officer that, according to at least one analyst, could ...
  10. As E-Cig Sales Growth Slows, Big Tobacco Gains

    July 31, 2015
    Electronic cigarettes continue to grow, but their torrid pace of expansion is moderating, and that is positioning traditional ...
  11. Wells Fargo Still Going Strong

    July 30, 2015
    We take a closer look at Wells Fargo & Company, the world largest bank in terms of market value and Berkshire Hathaway's ...
  12. SEC to Advisors: Implement Cybersecurity Plans

    July 27, 2015
    Advisors need to take heed of new SEC guidelines to beef up cybersecurity. Here's what they look like and what some firms ...
  13. Should You Copy How Warren Buffett Invests?

    June 30, 2015
    Buffett has proven to be one of the most astute investors of all time. Can you emulate his success?
  14. Four Buy and Hold Stocks for Millennials

    June 19, 2015
    Wealth creation is the byproduct of holding excellent businesses that grow substantially over the long-run.
  15. Trading the Mega Caps - AAPL, AMZN, GE and WFC

    June 16, 2015
    To trade or not to trade the high volume stocks of these massive companies at current price levels?
  16. The Stock Market's Uptrend Is Set To Continue

    May 20, 2015
    The most common debate amongst traders is when the prolonged uptrend across the financial markets will come to an end.
  17. 4 Quality Dividend Stocks You Need to Consider

    April 22, 2015
    Looking for quality stocks that also pay dividends? Consider these four.
  18. How Advisors Can Cater to Niche Clients

    April 3, 2015
    A look at niche clients and how advisors specialize in them.
  19. What are examples of popular companies in the banking sector?

    March 27, 2015
    Learn about some of the popular companies for bank stocks in the banking industry, a prime component of the financial services ...
  20. What are examples of popular companies in the financial services ...

    March 25, 2015
    Learn about some of the most popular and widely traded companies in the financial services sector and what types of businesses ...
  21. Why These Are 2015's 10-Best Financial Stocks

    March 16, 2015
    If you're going to invest in the financial stocks, these names need to be on your radar.
  22. This ETF Offers Cheap, Easy Access to Financials

    March 13, 2015
    XLF isn't like most ETFs for one very important reason.
  23. Hillary's Many Wall Street Connections

    March 4, 2015
    Hillary Clinton is one of the most high profile potential 2016 presidential candidates, and her Wall Street ties are a source ...
  24. Why These Are 2015's Most-Promising Bank Stocks

    February 27, 2015
    Which bank stocks should offer the best bang for your buck in 2015? Possibly these, so read on.
  25. How Do Financial Regulations Affect Smaller Banks?

    February 12, 2015
    Not to big to fail? We explain how US financial regulations affect smaller banks.
  26. How The 'New Bond King' Is Investing

    February 11, 2015
    We expect the stock market to show occasional volatility, but even the staid bond market has been delivering some jolts ...
  27. Eyeing a Loan? Consider Skipping the Banks

    February 10, 2015
    Peer-to-peer lending platforms, such as Lending Tree, Lending Club and Prosper, offer borrowers newfound leverage. Here's ...
  28. How To Land a Wall Street Job Out of College

    February 10, 2015
    Getting a job on Wall Street right after college can be difficult, but there many paths that eventually lead to Wall Street.
  29. How the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 Indexes Differ

    January 22, 2015
    The S&P 500 and Russell 2000 are used as benchmarks for broader segments of the U.S. stock market. Each index has its own ...
  30. My Top Contrarian Play Offers 40%-a-Year Potential

    January 20, 2015
    As we kicked off the fourth-quarter earnings season this week, one sector got rocked on disappointing results. The market ...
  31. Earn A Potential 20% From The Craft Beer Revolution

    January 19, 2015
    Momentum, the tendency for rising stocks to soar higher and slumping ones to keep dropping, is a market anomaly investing ...
  32. Is Wells Fargo The Ideal Dividend Investment?

    January 15, 2015
    Wells Fargo has been rewarding its shareholders for years via stock appreciation and dividend payments. But are those rewards ...
  33. The One Bank Poised To Thrive Despite New Regulations

    December 10, 2014
  34. Most Powerful And Influential Public Companies In 3 Metrics

    December 9, 2014
    There are many ways to rank the word's most powerful companies. Looking at market value, brand value or sales revenue are ...
  35. How A Bank Stress Test Works

    October 30, 2014
  36. Coca-Cola And Three Other Major Companies That Are Helping Entrepreneurs

    October 21, 2014
  37. What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    October 16, 2014
    Curious about preferred shares? Here's what you should know about these bond-like instruments.
  38. Warren Buffett's Probability Analysis Is His Key To Success

    October 13, 2014
    Warren Buffett didn't get rich through luck. His shrewd acumen when picking investments is based on thorough research and ...
  39. What Bill Gross, Steve Jobs and Steve Wynn Share

    October 3, 2014
    Few people build a multi-billion dollar business and leave it. But these did just that.
  40. Be Like Buffett By Buying Financials With This ETF

    October 3, 2014
    Given the strong outlook for the sector, traders have been turning their attention to the Financials Select Sector SPDR ETF ...
  41. How Bank of America Holds 1/8 of All U.S. Deposits

    October 2, 2014
    Bank of America isn't America's central bank, but given its size and spread, you could be forgiven this misapprehension.
  42. How Wells Fargo Became The Biggest Bank In America

    September 30, 2014
    How does WFC make money? They lend it out at a higher rate than they borrow it at. Simple, right? But the real story is how ...
  43. Could Buffett's Favorite Bank Stock Skyrocket From This $100 ...

    September 7, 2014
    A little-noticed milestone took place in the just-completed earnings season. After 17 straight quarters of sequentially stronger ...
  44. Why Buffett’s Favorite Bank Is About To Dole Out $100 Billion

    September 7, 2014
    A little-noticed milestone took place in the just-completed earnings season. After 17 straight quarters of sequentially stronger ...
  45. Invest In Large-Cap Value Stocks With This ETF

    August 29, 2014
    What's the best ETF for investing in large-cap value stocks? Read on...
  46. Is Now the Time To Buy The Big U.S. Banks?

    August 25, 2014
    The stocks of the four major U.S. banks are at critical inflection points. Here's what to be aware of.
  47. A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Many Components

    August 21, 2014
    Berkshire Hathaway has 59 wholly owned subsidiaries and owns big stakes in several huge companies. Just how do those pieces ...
  48. Always Bet On Berkshire Hathaway (And Here's Why)

    August 20, 2014
    With its share price at an all-time high amid talk of a stock market correction, why would anyone buy Berkshire Hathaway ...
  49. What is Warren Buffett's largest holding?

    August 13, 2014
    Coke? IBM? American Express? Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has a stake in several major companies. Find out which company ...
  50. Is Now The Time For Momentum Stocks?

    July 11, 2014
    In active trading, strong trends can last longer than traders expect. This has led to a surge of purpose-built exchange traded ...
  51. Look To Financials During Periods Of Instability

    May 23, 2014
    The Bottom Line Economic reports are starting to bring the broad market rally into question. During these periods of uncertainty ...
  52. U.S. Bancorp Finds It Harder To Top Itself

    April 25, 2014
    The fifth-largest U.S. bank by deposits and among the very best in terms of return on capital, U.S. Bancorp (USB) has been ...
  53. BB&T Looks For Loan Growth, Cost-Cuts To Drive Earnings

    April 22, 2014
    Most banks remain stuck in a “hurry up and wait” holding pattern where pressure on net interest margins and weak lending ...
  54. Wells Fargo In Good Shape, But The Street Knows It

    April 17, 2014
    There are worse things than owning a quality well-run business that Wall Street knows is well-run, but it isn't often a source ...
  55. Ginnie Mae To Big Banks: Show Us Your Mortgages. But Can They?

    April 17, 2014
    The Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) recently discovered that Bank of America (NYSE: National Mortgage ...
  56. Big Bank Technical Outlook

    March 19, 2014
    Outlook for the major US banks: Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup.
  57. Where Buffett Is Finding The Market's Best Yields

    March 7, 2014
    In today's world of high-frequency, short-term trading, many funds have sprung up that take positions based purely on ...
  58. The Market Value Versus Book Value

    November 6, 2013
    Understanding the difference between book value and market value is a simple yet fundamentally critical component of any ...
  59. BB&T In Good Shape With Credit, But Growth Is Iffy

    July 18, 2013
    Higher expenses mitigate the benefits of significantly better credit.
  60. Bank Of America Brings The Growth

    July 17, 2013
    Effective expensive reduction and lower credit costs continue to drive the story at Bank of America.
  61. Absent Higher Rates, Comerica Has Probably Gone Far Enough

    July 16, 2013
    Comerica's sluggish growth isn't unusual, but the value argument seems harder to make today.
  62. Citigroup Continues The Theme Of Decent Big Bank Earnings

    July 15, 2013
    Citi continues to fix its legacy problems, but core growth remains weak.
  63. Wells Fargo Managing The Slowdown Quite Well

    July 12, 2013
    This is a slow-growth environment for big banks, but Wells Fargo is mangaging the slowdown well.
  64. JPMorgan Seeing Strong Credit, But Iffy Growth Momentum

    July 12, 2013
    JPMorgan continues to hit its marks on credit, though loan growth and NIM were both weak.
  65. Challenging Conditions And Conservatism Keeping U.S. Bancorp ...

    June 13, 2013
    The banking market hasn't gotten much better so far this summer, but U.S. Bancorp is still attractively priced for the long ...
  66. Cost Discipline Driving The Story At PNC Financial

    May 28, 2013
    If PNC can execute on it cost-cutting initiatves, the value creation could be meaningful
  67. Zions Bancorp Will Likely Find It Harder From Here

    May 6, 2013
    Zions has had a good run, but it may be slower going as lending competition intensifies.
  68. Mediocre Performance Clouding BB&T's Long-Term Value

    April 18, 2013
    I remain quite positive on BB&T shares, though I am more bullish than most sell-side analysts.
  69. Investors Seem To Be Overrating Bank Of America

    April 17, 2013
    In any case, I think U.S. Bancorp and Wells Fargo offer more upside from today's levels than Bank of America.
  70. Comerica Looks Like A Slow-Coiling Spring

    April 16, 2013
    With interest rates so low, loan demand pretty sluggish, and regulations chewing into once-lucrative sources of income, most ...
  71. U.S. Bancorp Is Strong But Needs Growth

    April 16, 2013
    As is the case at other regional/super-regional banks like Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp looks undervalued today provided you're ...
  72. Citigroup Looking More Like A Normal Big Bank These Days

    April 15, 2013
    With its first full quarter with new CEO Michael Corbat in charge now in the books, Citigroup (NYSE:C) continues to make ...
  73. Core Growth At Wells Fargo Is Weak, But The Multiple Doesn't ...

    April 12, 2013
    Wells Fargo is growth-challenged today, but that's creating a long-term buying opportunity in the shares.
  74. Buffett And Goldman Sachs Do Sweetheart Deal

    March 27, 2013
    Goldman Sachs announced March 26 that it will issue to Berkshire Hathaway in October the number of shares equal to Warren ...
  75. Steady As She Goes Is Fine For U.S. Bancorp

    January 21, 2013
    U.S. Bancorp remains underappreciated for its superior quality.
  76. What Propels Bank Of America From Here?

    January 21, 2013
    Bank of America is getting better, but the long-term value seems limited from here.
  77. Quality, But Not Much Growth Or Value At Commerce Bancshares

    January 18, 2013
    Commerce is doing okay in an increasingly difficult environment.
  78. Can Wells Fargo Stay Ahead Of The Curve?

    January 15, 2013
    Wells Fargo posts a decent quarter, but spread compression is still a threat.
  79. Is it Time to Dump Bank Stocks?

    January 14, 2013
    Since the second half of 2012, bank stocks have really found their footing. Shares of Citigroup (NYSE: C) and Bank of America ...
  80. Short Sellers Are Loading up on Bank Stocks, Should You Follow ...

    January 14, 2013
    Since the second half of 2012, bank stocks have really found their footing. Shares of Citigroup (NYSE: C) and Bank of America ...
  81. First Republic Looks To Be A Very Different Kind Of Bank

    January 11, 2013
    Can First Republic deliver better returns with a focused model?
  82. Global Payments Looks Too Cheap Today

    January 10, 2013
    Global Payments looks too cheap for its growth prospects.
  83. A Look Back At The Year In Banking

    December 27, 2012
    Revaluation has propelled the banking sector higher in 2012.
  84. Feds Sue Big Banks Over Mortgage Fraud

    November 6, 2012
    While the housing sector continues to grind forward, federal investigators have been busy uncovering the reasons for the ...
  85. BB&T Takes A Disappointing Step Backwards

    October 19, 2012
    BB&T's disappointing cost growth and forecasted NIM compression hurts the stock.
  86. Where Can U.S. Bancorp Go From Here?

    October 18, 2012
    U.S. Bancorp is back to normal, but so is valuation.
  87. A Wobbly Quarter Could Threaten Wells Fargo's Premium

    October 15, 2012
    Wells Fargo's stumble is more of a threat to its valuation than its business.
  88. 2 Breakout Banks to Watch

    September 11, 2012
    The strong action in financials last week suggests it is now becoming a market-leading sector. Drilling down, MoneyShow’s ...
  89. BB&T Still Not Getting Its Due

    July 20, 2012
    BB&T continues to do what it does best.
  90. Enthusiasm For Bank Of America Seems A Little Strange

    July 19, 2012
    Bank of America still has a long way to go to match its peers.
  91. Investors Continue To Bank On Wells Fargo

    July 17, 2012
    Wells Fargo's valuation remains reasonable and there could be further upside as earnings and dividend payments continue to ...
  92. Wells Fargo Doing Well, But How Long Will "Better" Take?

    July 17, 2012
    Wells Fargo is doing well, but leaving some wondering if it can do better.
  93. Citigroup Stays On Track

    July 16, 2012
    Citi is slowly executing on its recovery plan and there is a lot of earnings potential in this business.
  94. Preferred Stock ETFs With Huge Dividends

    June 27, 2012
    If you prefer huge dividend yields, you might want to consider having a preferred stock ETF in your portfolio.
  95. Is It A Good Idea To Invest In Triple Leveraged ETF?

    June 20, 2012
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  96. Is Shinhan A Good Option For Investors Looking For Banking Performance?

    June 12, 2012
    Shinhan looks like a good mix of growth and value.
  97. Big Cap Bargain Financials

    June 11, 2012
    At the current prices and significant discount from book value, large U.S. financials possess a solid margin of safety.
  98. ACE Looks Like A Card Worth Playing In The Insurance Sector

    June 8, 2012
    ACE is leveraging a balanced, less cyclical insurance business model into solid returns.
  99. Back To Book Value Basics

    May 28, 2012
    Like any investment metric, understanding book value's advantages and limitations is integral to using it effectively in ...
  100. Will Wells Fargo recover?

    May 21, 2012
    New York, May 18th ( - Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) closed the trading session at $31.97 ...
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