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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 10:03 AM

Competition in Banking: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Tune in to learn why banks are so prone to failure, and why there may be an upside to lending cycles that end in financial crises.

Fri Mar 20

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:18 PM

The Single Most Important Number for Choosing a Bank Stock

Holding all else equal, investors should always choose a bank with a low efficiency ratio as compared with a high one.

Thu Mar 19

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:19 PM

How the Home-Office Deduction Works With the Mortgage-Interest Deduction

Using these two deductions together will reduce your income tax liability.

Wed Mar 18

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:20 PM

Yet Another Ominous Development for Sears Holding Corp.

Vendors are beginning to restrict payment terms to Sears, possibly presaging a bigger crisis when the holiday shopping season rolls around.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:40 PM

1 Reason Citigroup Is Safer Today Than It Was Before the Financial Crisis

By reducing its reliance on the repo market, Citigroup has bolstered the resiliency of its balance sheet.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 12:42 PM

Looking for Double-Digit Dividend Growth? Try This Sector

Stocks in the financial sector are projected to increase their dividend payouts by 12.8% this year.

Tue Mar 17

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 10:04 PM

The 2 Biggest Risks to Future Social Security Benefits

An aging population and ultra-low interest rates are straining the Social Security system.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:49 PM

This Chart Shows the Percentage of Income Tax Returns Audited by the IRS

Most people have less than a 1% chance of having their income tax return of experiencing an audit.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 5:59 PM

The Single Worst Practice of Wall Street Banks

Since the 1980s, banks have begun treating their customers as adversaries, not clients.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 4:23 PM

The Biggest Red Flag for Credit Card Companies

If you want to find a good credit card company to invest in, the best place to begin your search is by looking at how well they manage credit risk.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 12:00 AM

What do CCAR results mean for the biggest US banks?

Can Citigroup execs finally get some sleep at night following the CCAR round of stress testing? Join us to find out.

Thu Mar 12

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:09 PM

Citigroup Raises Dividend for First Time Since the Financial Crisis

After being rejected two out of the last three years, Citigroup was finally given approval to raise its dividend for the first time since the financial crisis.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 2:16 PM

Why Goldman Sachs (and 2 Other Wall Street Banks) Nearly Failed This Year's Stress Test

Higher-than-expected trading losses nearly caused JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley to fail the 2015 stress tests.

Wed Mar 11

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 5:21 PM

29 Banks Approved to Return More Capital to Shareholders

Among the banks getting the thumbs up was Citigroup, which had been rejected in two out of the last three stress tests.

Tue Mar 10

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 1:01 PM

Stressing the Importance of the Fed’s Stress Tests

The nation’s biggest banks have undergone the Fed’s stress tests -- join us to learn who did well, who did poorly, and what investors need to know.

Mon Mar 9

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:14 PM

The 7 Safest Bank Stocks, According to the Federal Reserve

According to the Federal Reserve, these seven banks would continue to earn money despite a "severely adverse" economic downturn akin to the financial crisis of 2008-2009.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 3:12 PM

Will Citigroup Increase Its Dividend on Wednesday?

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve will release the results of the 2015 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, which dictates whether too-big-to-fail banks like Citigroup can increase the amount of money they return to shareholders.

Fri Mar 6

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 1:37 PM

The 2015 Federal Reserve Stress Test in 3 Charts

These three figures reveal the most important details about the 2015 bank stress tests.

Thu Mar 5

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:27 PM

Every Major U.S. Bank Passes the Fed’s Stress Test

According to the Federal Reserve, all 31 of the nation's biggest banks would have enough capital to survive a severe economic shock.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 4:03 PM

Why You Should Generally Ignore Value When Buying Bank Stocks

Cheap bank stocks are cheap for a reason. Expensive bank stocks are expensive for a reason. Investors would be wise to keep this in mind.

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