Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Bank of America and Citigroup will all reveal their fourth quarter numbers.
The nation's top mortgage lender reported record quarterly profits, but interest margins remain under pressure.
Analyst downgrades the bank, saying the valuation of the shares 'appears to be ahead of the company's near- to intermediate-term performance.
After great returns last yet, a number of big headlines are shaking up the financial sector in the New Year.
Stocks are lower, pushing the S&P 500 off the five-year high it reached Friday.
Alcoa kicks off the season Tuesday, and Wells Fargo is set to post results Friday.
Under Armour is upgraded to 'outperform,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'underperform.'
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