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Battered U.S. bank stocks may get a boost this year

After a miserable 2018, big U.S. bank stocks could be in for a lift if upcoming earnings releases show strong fourth-quarter loan growth helps to offset weak trading revenue......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

U.S. bank stock gains may stall after two-year rally

(Reuters) - After two years of sharp gains for U.S. bank stocks, investors betting on another big boost for 2018 may be disappointed unless loan growth accelerates or regulations slacken considerably......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2018

U.S. Marijuana Sellers On a Tortuous Path to Widespread Approval

Cannabis companies like Curaleaf and Acreage can’t list their stocks in the U.S., or draw on U.S. bank lines. They also must cope with wide variations in state regulations. Don’t look for much progress from the federal government for at least a year......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 17th, 2019

Macatawa Bank Corp (MCBC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

Related Stocks: MCBC,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 14th, 2019

Gloomy data shoves euro lower ahead of ECB meeting

The euro retreated while stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday, as painful data from France and only modestly better readings from Germany set the tone for the European Central Bank's first meeting of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

Big Earnings Week Looms One of 2018"s Most Disappointing Groups

Last year, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates four times, but the S&P Regional Banks Select Industry Index (SPSIRBKT), a widely followed gauge of regional bank stocks, plunged 19 percent. So it is safe to say regional banks were among .....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2019

A Look at Wells Fargo"s 2018 Results

Some thoughts on the bank's 4th-quarter and full-year resultsRelated Stocks: WFC, JPM,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusJan 17th, 2019

Gains in Goldman, BofA drive Wall Street to four-week high

Bank stocks drove Wall Street to a one-month high on Wednesday after strong earnings from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, with a multi-billion dollar deal in the fintech sector adding to the boost......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Wall Street rises at open on BofA, Goldman earnings boost

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, boosted by financial stocks after strong earnings from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

This Plumbing Supplier is a Cheap Buy

Stocks rally to start the year, the shutdown continues, the Syrian exit gets complicated, Amazon top dog, an opening at the World Bank, Rosenstein eyes exit, and Lampert makes a final bid to save Sears......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 13th, 2019

Is 2019 the Year for Bank Stocks?

$JPM, $MS, $BAC, $WFC, $C Y 2018 was a tough year for big US bank stocks, and they may be in for a lift if upcoming earnings release.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 11th, 2019

Strong Economy Can"t Save Retailers From Holiday Blues

The strong U.S. economy wasn’t enough to give many mall-based retailers a strong year-end boost, as Macy’s and others posted tepid holiday sales, fueling a selloff in retail stocks......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 11th, 2019

Riches to Rags: Swiss Central Bank Swings from Record Profit to Large Loss

One year after posting a record profit, the Swiss National Bank swung to a 15 billion franc loss in 2018, as a double whammy of weaker global equity markets and a stronger Swiss franc eroded the value of its massive holdings of foreign stocks and bonds......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJan 10th, 2019

Bank Of America Declares "Apocalypse Dow"

2018 was a bad year for stocks... and most other assets: as Deutsche Bank showed,  a record 93% of assets posted a negative total return in the past year. Yet while bonds dropped 1.2%, equities los.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 4th, 2019

Instant view: Stocks slammed, Treasury yields fall, yen surges

U.S. stocks plunged on Thursday and 2-year U.S. Treasury yields dropped below the Federal Reserve's policy rate for the first time in more than a decade, delivering a signal the U.S. central bank could begin reversing its tightening regime before long......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 3rd, 2019

Economic concerns boost bonds, yen; Wall Street recovers

Weak Chinese and European economic data weighed on stocks around the world and boosted safe-haven Treasuries and the Japanese yen on Wednesday, though Wall Street shares edged higher as investors took advantage of cheaper shares to ring in the new year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 2nd, 2019

Investors" Disdain For Bank Stocks Could Lift These ETFs

The number of investors that like bank stocks and the related exchange traded funds (ETFs) rapidly dwindling as the financial services sector ranks as one of this year's worst-performing groups in the S&P 500. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 2nd, 2019

Wall Street may gain Monday but unlikely to mute December losses

Investors could see one last boost to Wall Street stocks in the final trading session of the year on Monday, but they do not expect gains to offset losses in the worst December since the 1930s......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 30th, 2018

U.S. stocks open lower, head for worst month--and year--in a decade on Christmas eve

U.S. stock benchmarks dropped at the start of a shortened session on the eve of Christmas, as comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sparked worries about bank liquidity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened 0.5% lo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 24th, 2018

Stocks mixed as one of year"s worst weeks winds down

Stocks traded mixed Friday after Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said that the central bank could reassess its interest rate policy and balance sheet reduction in the new year if the economy slows......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 21st, 2018

Stocks mixed as one of year"s worst weeks winds down

Stocks traded mixed Friday after Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said that the central bank could reassess its interest rate policy and balance sheet reduction in the new year if the economy slows......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 21st, 2018