BB&T and SunTrust Agree to $66B Merger, Largest Bank Deal in 10 Years

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From Bill Chappell: BB&T and SunTrust have agreed to merge into a new and as-yet-unnamed bank, in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $66 billion. The new bank, which would have its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., will be the sixth-largest in the U.S. based on assets and deposits.
NYSE:IAT February 7, 2019 2:50pm

BlackRock: Regional Banks Looking Great Amid Trump’s Policy Promises

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From BlackRock: The Trump administration is promising to cut financial deregulations. Heidi Richardson discusses why this could help regional banks in particular.
NYSE:IAT March 31, 2017 8:39am

Regional Bank ETFs To Gain From Steepening Yield Curve [SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF), Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

bankAfter lackluster performance last year, regional banks have been leading the financial sector higher for most of this year. This space has been a solid player as a strong dollar and global growth concerns compelled investors to look for U.S. exposure.
NYSE:IAT June 22, 2015 4:32pm

The Investment Case For Regional Bank ETFs

bankRegional banks have been leading the financial sector higher for much of 2013. This space has been a strong player as worries over global growth rose, and investors wanted to focus on the U.S. market for exposure.
NYSE:IAT September 23, 2013 3:48pm

3 Regional Bank ETFs Poised To Outperform In 2013

bankAs expected, this earnings season has been pretty underwhelming. Companies in a number of sectors have posted sluggish quarters, failing to beat analyst estimates, or suggesting that future quarters will not be as robust.
NYSE:IAT July 29, 2013 3:05pm

Time To Bank On Regional Bank ETFs? SPDR KBW Regional Banking, PowerShares KBW Regional Banking Portfolio ETF

bank1Neena Mishra: Regional banks had underperformed the bigger, better-known banks last year but it appears that the situation is going to change this year.
NYSE:IAT March 3, 2013 12:50pm

Some ETFs Are Hot, Some Are Not (EWI, SLV, IYH, ITB, TOL, LEN, DHI, IAT, USB, PNC, STI)

John Nyaradi: Some ETFs are hot and some are not as we enter 2012.  A famous stock market axiom says that “a rising tides lifts all boats,” however, in markets like today’s bifurcated environment, vast
NYSE:EWI January 9, 2012 11:44pm

ETF Daily News: Thursday, October 20th ETF Movers

In trading on Thursday, the ELEMENTS CS Global Warming ETN (NYSE:GWO) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 7.15% on the day. Also up on the day are the
NYSE:DBEF October 20, 2011 4:54pm

Wednesday’s ETF To Watch: Regional Banks Fund (IAT)

The financial sector of the U.S. market has seen its ups and downs over the last several years, tumbling after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and staging a remarkable rally during the final three
NYSE:IAT January 19, 2011 1:52pm

2 ETFs To Reap Earnings Growth In The Financial Sector (XLF, IAT, BAC, JPM, WFC, PNC, USB, C)

Despite facing new and fresh stress tests, large-cap financial institutions appear to be positioned for earnings-per-share growth in 2011, making the Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF) and the
NYSE:IAT January 10, 2011 10:21pm

3 Financial ETFs To Benefit From Interest Rate Jumps (KBE, IAT, XLF, BAC, JPM, WFC, BBT, USB, PNC)

Since the beginning of the month, interest rates have been on the rise pushing yields on 10-year Treasurys over 3.5%, their highest level in seven months, boosting the appeal of the Financial
NYSE:IAT December 23, 2010 12:43pm

U.S. Industrial Stocks Now Back on Top, As Emerging Markets Falter (IJK, XLI, XSD, FDN, VEU, EEM, EWZ, KCE, IAT, EPI, FXI, ECH, THD, XES, PBE)

Stocks tiptoed through a typically introspective, no drama December week in the past five days, with the Dow Jones Industrials rising 0.7%, and the Nasdaq, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 all
NYSE:ECH December 20, 2010 1:15pm

Tuesday, May 18th ETF Movers: SGG, DBB, IAT, XSD, TBT, PJB

In trading on Tuesday, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Total Return Subindex ETN (SGG) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 5.8% on the day.Also up
NYSE:DBB May 18, 2010 3:55pm

Regional Bank ETFs Are About To Get Hit By A Tidal Wave Of Commercial Loan Failures

wave"The Congressional Oversight Panel released its monthly oversight report yesterday and the findings are not all that optimistic for regional banks. The report specifically noted
ETF BASIC NEWS February 12, 2010 9:55pm

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