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article | Analyst Forum September 18th, 2018

The Case for Rating Community Banks Investment Grade

When you look closely, good community banks are safer investments than you might think.

By: Van Hesser
article | Analyst Forum June 26th, 2018

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.

By: Bill Patterson
article | Analyst Forum May 3rd, 2017

Three Ways to Increase Shareholder Value

Understanding how to improve shareholder value starts with trading in the public markets.

By: Laura Hamilton
article | Analyst Forum July 29th, 2016

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.

By: Tim Melvin
article | Analyst Forum February 1st, 2016

FAST Act Extends Popular JOBS Act Registration Threshold to S&Ls

Thrifts now get a chance to deregister at higher thresholds, just like banks.

By: Maggie Chou
article | Analyst Forum October 19th, 2015

Banks Increasingly Use Sub Debt to Raise Capital

This article describes capital raising trends and why banks are increasingly using sub debt.

By: Andrew J. Fitzgerald
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article | Analyst Forum July 8th, 2015

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.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
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article | Analyst Forum June 12th, 2015

Report from Audit Conference: Banking Still Faces Headwinds

All is not happy-go-lucky in banking but the economy is improving.

By: Naomi Snyder
article | Analyst Forum May 27th, 2015

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.

By: Maggie Chou
article | Analyst Forum October 8th, 2014

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.

By: Clark Locke, Joe Morton