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Why is Earnings Beat Less Likely for Ameriprise (AMP) in Q1?

2018-04-20 zacks
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP - Free Report) is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 23, after the market closes. Its earnings and revenues in the quarter are expected to grow year over year. Last quarter, the company’s earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Results benefited from an improvement in revenues. Also, growth in assets under management (AUM) and assets under administration (AUA) were on the positive side.
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Bank Stock Roundup: JPM, BofA, WFC & C Impress in Q1 Earnings

2018-04-20 zacks
Most banks that reported first-quarter 2018 results this week managed to record bottom-line improvement on the back of rising rates, lower taxes and improved trading activities. This also led to positive price movement for most bank stocks over the last five trading days. In addition to the benefits from higher interest rates, banks’ results mirrored a marginal upswing in loans. Moreover, the results show eased margin pressure.
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Will Loan Growth & Fee Income Aid Zions' (ZION) Q1 Earnings?

2018-04-20 zacks
Zions Bancorporation (ZION - Free Report) is scheduled to announce first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 23, after market close. Its revenues and earnings for the quarter are projected to grow year over year. Last quarter, Zions’ earnings outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Higher revenues and benefit from provisions aided results. However, higher adjusted non-interest expenses was the undermining factor.
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3 Stocks Set to Beat Q1 Earnings Estimates

2018-04-19 investorplace
Stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday as investors begin to reap some rewards from the start of first quarter earnings season. Despite this recent market momentum, uncertainty is still present, which means investors need to continue to utilize Q1 earnings season in order to look for stocks set to top earnings estimates.
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What’s Expected from Discover Financial in 1Q18?

2018-04-19 marketrealist
Discover Financial Services (DFS) saw favorable momentum in its business in fiscal 2017 and in 4Q17. According to the company’s management, the momentum would also be visible in 2018, which could help the company in terms of return on equity (or ROE) as well as growth. Additionally, this momentum could prove beneficial for its shareholders.
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Why Investors Should Buy ING

2018-04-18 seekingalpha
ING is one of the strongest retail banks in Europe with strong growth potential in challenger markets.
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SA Stock To Watch: Netflix To The Rescue?

2018-04-14 seekingalpha
Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning.
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Where Would An Amazon Banking Service Fit?

2018-04-12 marketrealist
Amazon (AMZN) is exploring launching a banking service that would appeal to young people and those without traditional bank accounts, according to recent reports by The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. The reports about Amazon venturing into the banking business, most likely with a checking account product, came a few months after Amazon, JPMorgan Chase (JPM), and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.
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Why Bitcoin Still Doesn’t Solve Any Problems

2018-04-12 investorplace
I’ve been calling a bitcoin bubble for some time now and admittedly I haven’t been right yet. In fact, the bitcoin price today is above $8,000, for the first time in a month — an increase that some analysts are labeling “bizarre“.
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Doubts over U.S. bank capital payouts may cloud strong earnings

2018-04-10 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Quirks in the new U.S. tax code are sowing doubts over how much big banks can boost dividends and stock buybacks this year, threatening to take the shine off what are likely to be strong quarterly profits.
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Bank Stock Roundup: Some Reasons for Optimism, Wells Fargo and KeyCorp in Focus

2018-04-06 zacks
Over the last four trading days, performance of banking stocks has been encouraging. Easing U.S.-China trade war tension has provided some respite to investors, infusing overall positivity in the market. Mortgage rates declined this week, hitting 4.4%, along with bond yields, on fears of a trade war. Despite this, investors are apprehensive about parking funds in the housing market, thanks to the volatility in the financial world.
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4 Top Bank and Finance Leaders Getting More Positive Views for Upside in 2018

2018-04-05 247wallst
The stock market has bounced almost 1,000 Dow points from its lows on Wednesday morning as the fears of trade wars and runaway interest rates start to ease. It turns out that investors are flocking back into bank stocks, and analysts are deciding that there finally may be room for more of a risk-on trade than what was feared on Wednesday morning.
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Amazon in talks to develop checking account-like product targeting teens, sources say

2018-03-29 thestar
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Amazon Wants to Get to Teenagers Before the Banks Do - Bloomberg

2018-03-29 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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