Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:C’

Citigroup Inc (C): Buy, Sell or Hold The Stock?

April 16th, 2014

buy-and-holdDavid Becker: Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) experienced a sharp decline when the Federal Reserve declared that the financial giant had failed its stress test in late March. That meant that the Fed wouldn’t allow the bank to increase its dividend or share buyback program.  Read more…


What A Loan Officer Would Say To The U.S. Government

March 31st, 2014

debtMichael Lombardi: For a moment, consider yourself a loan officer at a major bank. Would you approve a loan for a customer who says they earn $1,000 a month, spend $1,300 a month, and don’t have a job? They also tell you they have unpaid debts of $17,000. Read more…


Is Citigroup Inc Plan Rejection Trouble For These ETFs?

March 28th, 2014

citigroupSweta Killa: One of the five U.S. banking biggies – Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) – has been hard hit by the rejection of its capital plan by the Fed in the 2014 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) stress test. This is the second time in three Read more…


Financial ETFs To Play The Bank Stress Tests

March 26th, 2014

bankThe results of the much awaited Federal Reserve’s annual test of the big banks’ financial health indicate a brighter picture than last year. The stress test – first conducted in 2009 after the collapse of big financial institutions like Lehman Brothers Read more…


Stocks The Billionaires Are Buying

March 19th, 2014

george sorosBillionaires Portfolio: Forbes recently released the newest World’s Billionaires List.  Now that you know who they are, let’s talk about what stocks some of them are buying. Read more…


Banking On Dividends From The Financial Sector

March 16th, 2014

financial banksBig U.S. banks are undergoing the sixth round of the Dodd-Frank Act supervisory stress test by the Fed, results of which are expected next week. Under this test, the 30 top-tier banks have to illustrate Read more…


Too Big To Fail Is Now Bigger Than Ever

March 10th, 2014

banksNone of the problems that caused the last financial crisis have been fixed.  In fact, they have all gotten worse.  The total amount of debt in the world has grown by more than 40 percent since 2007, Read more…


Signs The Economy Is Heading Toward Another Recession

March 5th, 2014

Economy recessionIs the U.S. economy steamrolling toward another recession?  Will 2014 turn out to be a major “turning point” when we look back on it?  Before we get to the evidence, it is important to note that there are many economists that believe that the United States Read more…


The Greatest Risk In Today’s Financial System

February 4th, 2014

riskMitchell Clark: If you have a serious commitment to the equity market, you know that it’s very easy to lose money with stocks. Even when market action is good, one wrong number or any small aberration has the potential to change investor sentiment on a dime. Read more…


Stocks With Significant Upside

January 30th, 2014

investGeorge Leong: When it comes to love, we often hear the phrase, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Well, the same could be said for the stock market. Read more…


World Markets Are Mixed As We Enter Our First Full Trading Week Of 2014

January 6th, 2014

foreign world marketsScott Redler: World markets are mixed as we enter our first full trading week of 2014. It seems like a lot of people are all worried that this is the first time in multiple years that we’ve had  such a soggy start. This week should give us Read more…


Market Looks to Build on QE Taper Inspired Breakout

December 19th, 2013

t3LiveLogoScott Redler: There are lots of green arrows around the world as they follow the US’ lead from yesterday. The market liked the way the first taper was handled yesterday as they staged a massive Red Dog Reversal or Read more…


If They Taper Today, We Could See A Sharp First Move Down

December 18th, 2013

ben bernankeScott Redler: There are green arrows around the world this morning as indices align for the first time in a while. Europe is up about a half a percent across the board, the Nikkei leads Asia up 2.02%, and S&P futures are up 4-5 points Read more…


Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc (C): U.S. Banks Showing Signs of Improvement

December 17th, 2013

banksWith few months to go before the announcement of annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) results for 2014, U.S. banks now have a new obstacle. On Monday, the Federal Reserve announced the independent projection of bank holding Read more…


Too Big To Fail Banks Are Taking Over

December 3rd, 2013

banksThe too big to fail banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have a larger share of the U.S. banking industry than they have ever had before.  So if having banks that were too big to fail was a “problem” back in 2008, what is it today?  As you will read about below, the total number of banks Read more…


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