Outperforming For a Fifth Straight Year

Rieker, Matthias
January 2005
American Banker;1/3/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 1, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that bank stocks outperformed the market for the fifth consecutive year and fund managers, investors, and analysts are wondering how long the rally will last. Optimism that bank stocks will at least keep pace with the market; Suggestion that last year's gains were the result of strong fundamentals, including continued improvement in credit quality and the strength of consumer banking; Overview of top performing banks.


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