Issues : Analyst Forum
The Case for Rating Community Banks Investment Grade
When you look closely, good community banks are safer investments than you might think.
Feeling the Flat Yield Curve Squeeze?
It’s time for banks to do some assessment of how the curve will impact balance sheets for a while.
Three Ways to Increase Shareholder Value
Understanding how to improve shareholder value starts with trading in the public markets.
New Index Tracks Fintech Stock Performance
Nasdaq and investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods recently announced the formation of the KBW Nasdaq Financial Technology Index to track fintech companies.
FAST Act Extends Popular JOBS Act Registration Threshold to S&Ls
Thrifts now get a chance to deregister at higher thresholds, just like banks.
Banks Increasingly Use Sub Debt to Raise Capital
This article describes capital raising trends and why banks are increasingly using sub debt.
Is there a Sweet Spot for Bank Stock Pricing?
Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan takes a look at the impact of growth, size, profitability and efficiency on bank stock values.
Report from Audit Conference: Banking Still Faces Headwinds
All is not happy-go-lucky in banking but the economy is improving.
Four Steps to Going Public on the OTCQX Marketplace
OTC Markets Group’s Maggie Chou describes how to increase your bank’s access to capital.
The IPO Market is Red Hot. What’s Driving It?
Hovde Group investment bankers discuss what is behind the recent rise in IPO activity and what makes a good bank IPO.