EverBank a Regional to Watch

Big banking has done well over the past year. JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is within striking distance of its 2007 highs. Goldman Sachs (GS) has recovered about half of its losses from the 2007-2008 financial crash and has been rallying strongly since last summer. Even Bank of America (BAC) has been rising steadily and is up 150% over the past 16 months.

While these names grab headlines, regional banks are often overlooked. Interest rates and regulatory changes are often cited as being amongst the greatest risk factors for investors. Focusing on banks with a decent Tier 1 capital ratio can minimize this risk to a degree. The Tier 1 capital ratio is one of the major ways to gauge the financial stability or health of a bank and how it may be affected by adverse news or economic conditions....351 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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