Banks

Dividend Stocks – Bank Dividends Set to Rise After Stress Test

Bank dividend stocks haven't delivered much income since the financial crisis, but that's about to change now that hikes are coming soon. More 

Best Stocks Update: XLF Has Room to Grow

Our Best Stocks for 2014 pick is the Financial SPDR (XLF), up over 2% year-to-date. Financials are performing well, and XLF should head higher in 2014. More 

DFS: Discover Plans 20% Dividend Hike, $1.6B Buyback

DFS stock fell modestly in Friday trading after Discover Financial Services announced plans to raise its quarterly dividend and increase share repurchases. More 

3 Bank Stocks to Double Your Money

Banks and financials are making a comeback as the economy improves, and these 3 bank stocks look like long-term winners for investors. More 

Bank Stocks, BDCs Are Strong Sector Plays Right Now

Bank stocks and financials are beginning to make a comeback, and I like BAC and WFC to lead the way, At the same time, check out these 2 financial BDCs. More 

These 2 Banks Are Overdue for Buyouts

Thrift conversions make for boring investments, but when done correctly, they can lead to huge profits via buyouts from larger banks. More 

3 Small Financial Stocks With Big Potential

If you're looking for undervalued stocks, ignore the big banks and insurance companies. Instead, focus on these smaller financial stocks. More