These regional banks scored best in a screen for performance and yield.
A long-standing holding of Berkshire Hathaway, the bank is outperforming its bigger rivals.
A sovereign-debt serpent that feeds on itself could actually solve the crisis.
The third quarter of this year was the worst on record for the industry since the height of the financial crisis.
The binary thinking of a few analysts and most journalists has nothing to do with making money. Ignore the noise and pick companies that are doing well.
A coordinated intervention by the world's central banks to pump money and liquidity into the system suggests things in Europe are worse than we thought.
With no way of knowing how the eurozone crisis will play out, investors should continue to exercise extreme caution by holding cash and high-yield stocks.
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