The Fed surprised some observers by rejecting BB&T's capital plan, likely because of an excessive dividend payout.
With problems still persisting in the financial industry, more layoffs may be on the horizon.
US market are set to decline at the open even as many Asian markets remained closed for the lunar New Year holiday.
Analyst Dick Bove predicts a 14-year run ahead for the financial services industry.
Sony is upgraded to 'buy,' and JoS. A. Bank is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
Look to these and other stocks to continue their trends upward despite having already hit 52-week highs.
Morgan Stanley is downgraded to 'neutral,' and State Street is upgraded to 'neutral.'
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