Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:JPM’

Why We Need Higher Interest Rates

July 22nd, 2014

ratesMichael Lombardi: Let’s start with the U.S. housing market. Has the recovery for it ended or just stalled? Read more…


Banking Sector Is Growing Its Dividends Fast

June 17th, 2014

financial banksChris Preston: The U.S. banking sector has come a long way in the five years since the Great Recession. Read more…


Global Diversification The Right Way

June 4th, 2014

moneyglobeInvesting in foreign companies is an effective way to diversify a portfolio, and today many of the most attractive growth opportunities are located outside the U.S. Investors looking for global diversification have a number of ways to invest in international equities. They can Read more…


Top 3 Regional Bank Stocks

May 27th, 2014

bankJay Taylor:  Last week I wrote about a regional bank stock that has run afoul of regulators. This company, Community Trust Bank (Nasdaq: CBTI), seems to be having trouble growing revenues after giving up its reportedly “unfair and deceptive” fee policies. Read more…


Financial ETFs To Watch On Bank Earnings

May 6th, 2014

financial banksThe financial sector, which accounts for around one-fifth of the S&P 500 index, had an outstanding 2013.  An improved asset market and sound balance sheet primarily helped the sector regain its ground lost five years bank in recession. Read more…


Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Are At It Again

April 23rd, 2014

banksShah Gilani: Our Too-Big-To-Fail banks are at it again… Read more…


Billionaire Dumps All Real Estate Holdings

April 21st, 2014

real estateIf you were to contact a real estate agent in any major market today they’d likely advise you the market is so “hot” that if you intend on purchasing property you’d better be prepared to act fast. They’ll adamantly point out, contrary to reality, 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…


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…


5 Bank Stocks Whose Dividends Stand Out

March 11th, 2014

bankChris Preston: U.S. banks (NYSEARCA:XLF) have come a long way in the five years since the recession they largely created, and are more flush with cash today than any time since then. 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…


Will Better Weather Improve Profits for U.S. Banks?

February 27th, 2014

weathermanIt’s the weather. Whenever a weaker-than-expected economic report is released for a cold month, pundits always blame the weather. It’s become a 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…


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