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Examining the Economic Implications of an Independent Scotland

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

I was lucky enough to travel to Scotland, one piece of the Anderson family’s ancestral homeland, when I was 18-years-old. It was part of a trip my high school band was taking to England


What Big Financial Plays Do Analysts Love for 2014?

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

2013 saw the S&P 500 have its biggest gains in 16 years, posting over a 30 percent return. Analysts are understandably a little bearish on the market, and Financials specifically, coming off


Lloyds Banking Group Progeny TSB Opens Doors

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) , still struggling to accommodate governmental demands to downsize considerably following a UK taxpayer bailout, made a major move towards splitting up on Monday


Stocks Under $10: Finance Stocks Rated Buy – Investment Bankers, Investment Managers and Foreign Banks

Richard Suttmeier | Equities.com |

At www.ValuEngine.com we show that the Finance sector is 12.9% overvalued, with the Investment Bankers industry 8.8% overvalued, Investment Management industry 22.5% overvalued and Banks-Foreign


HSBC to Pay $1.9 Billion to Settle Money Laundering Charges

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

HSBC Holdings PLC (HBC) said Tuesday that it reached a $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. state and federal authorities related to a money laundering investigation of the British bank.  A deal


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Trade Higher Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 410,000 still well above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up to 12,845.99 staying well below the 200-day simple moving


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Finish Flat Despite GDP News

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Advanced GDP for the third quarter came in a 2.0%. A month from now we get the preliminary report then a month later the final number. University of Michigan consumer sentiment came in at 82.6 in


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Tumbles Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The National Association of Realtors reported that contracts for pending existing home sales fell 5.5% in April, missing estimates calling for a 0.1% increase. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rebound as May Starts Off in Green

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Construction Spending in March was weaker than expected with a rise of just 0.1%. The ISM manufacturing index was stronger than expected in April at 54.8. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rally to Recover From Last Week's Downtrend

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Pending Home Sales unexpectedly fell 0.5% in January, but were up 9.2% year over year. Keep in mind that this data series is not adjusted for cancellations. Ben Bernanke gave some dovish comments


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