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  • Top Of The Tide But Still Good Enough

    By Jacob Wolinsky - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: AN, EWBC, PAG, BPOP

    A rising tide in the stock market has taken stocks such as Popular (NASDAQ: BPOP), Penske Automotive (NYSE: PAG), and East West Bancorp (NASDAQ: EWBC) to new levels but there may be more long term upside left in these stocks.

    Popular surges after Q2 results

    Puerto Rico based regional bank Popular surged after announcing exceptionally strong quarterly results. Despite being a regional bank, Popular Inc has a relatively large footprint more »

  • Regional Banking Back to the Fore

    By Jacob Wolinsky - July 16, 2013 | Tickers: HBAN, PNC, BPOP

    At a time when major banking corporations are stifled by the expectations of stricter capital rules, regional banking stocks such as Popular (NASDAQ: BPOP), Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ: HBAN), and PNC Financial Services (NYSE: PNC) continue to make headway.

    To be on the right side of the fence, regional banks actually never lost their appeal, but they now stand an even greater chance of attracting bigger investors as many would be more »

  • Billionaire John Paulson’s Small-Cap Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - June 3, 2013 | Tickers: AMCX, CVC, CZR, MMR, BPOP

    Large institutional investors, such as mutual funds, tend to be less focused on small-cap stocks (which we define as those with market capitalizations between $1 billion and $5 billion), and it’s often suggested that this makes these stocks more likely to be mispriced. Hedge funds that look at these stocks are therefore more likely to find undervalued or overvalued names to trade accordingly.

    Our research has shown that the more »

  • 4 Southern Regional Banks to Consider

    By Bill Edson - May 7, 2013 | Tickers: OZRK, BBT, BPOP, STI

    2013 is supposed to be a difficult year for banking. The sustained low interest rate environment should limit income opportunity, and banks' revenue savior in 2012, mortgage fee income, will not be as robust in 2013. However, some of the country's large regional banks have managed their businesses well enough to get off to a great start in 2013. I am going to look at some of those banks more »

  • A Global Portfolio

    By Ryan Peckyno - February 27, 2013 | Tickers: FMX, HLSS, MX, BPOP, TM

    Today, instead of grabbing the Wall Street Journal, I read the Investor’s Business Daily.  After taking a cursory look through that newspaper, I thought that I would take a stab at creating a "Global Portfolio."

    The Global Portfolio that I came up with consists of 5 stocks: a Puerto Rican Bank, a Japanese Automaker, a Korean Chipmaker, a Mortgage Servicing Company in the Cayman Islands, and a Beverage Maker more »

  • 3 Highly Profitable Bank Winners And Losers For 2013

    By Maxwell Fisher - February 8, 2013 | Tickers: MTB, BPOP, USB

    It is probably the case that none of us will ever have a clear look at the actual risks being born via exotic instruments at our nation's largest banks. After all, while JPMorgan was losing in excess of $6 billion dollars in a series of bad trades in 2012, it maintained that its daily value at risk was never higher than $129 million. Any time I discuss the largest more »

  • Five Stocks to Rally this Week After Earnings

    By Brian Nichols - January 21, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, COH, GOOG, BPOP, RF

    Sometimes, the perfect combination comes together for a company that allows for large gains following an earnings report. This is often a risky bet, but if researched correctly the risk can be worth the reward. With that in mind, I am looking at five companies announcing earnings this week that could very well rise with large gains.

    Two Tech Giants to Rise!

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) are more »

  • 5 Stocks For A Blockbuster 2013 Portfolio

    By Maxwell Fisher - January 16, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CRUS, MKC, BPOP, TWX

    I felt it about time to pick my five favorite stocks for 2013. Stock prices, to some extent, are emotionally driven by fears, and also driven by events often not in the companies' control, such as government debt problems, interest rate issues, and foreign economies in Europe and China. But, without further ado, if I had a clean slate, here is what I would be looking to invest in, right more »

  • Why is Hedge Funder David Gallo Boosting His Stake in These Companies?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - September 14, 2012 | Tickers: FLT, GOOG, NES.DL, NE, BPOP

    David Gallo, one of the most infamous Tiger Cubs, is the hedge fund manager of Valinor Management. The firm’s name stems from a fictional location that is often inhabited by immortal souls in J.R.R. Tolkien’s books. Gallo’s college education began at The Wharton School at the Universtiy of Pennsylania, where he received a BS in finance and accounting. Five years after receiving his diploma, Gallo more »