SOURCE: World Street Fundamentals

September 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Factors Moving Markets, Worldwide View - Equity Research on National Penn Bancshares, Inc. and Regions Financial Corporation

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Today, released its industry report highlighting National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPBC) and Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at

Continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt is defying S&P's recent downgrade. Treasury yields continue at their lowest levels since January 1, 2011 as the market moved to "safe investments" weary of the storm clouds ahead. Winds can change however, as a last-minute move to save the U.S. from a historic default on its debt obligations. Attentions are now turned to the situation in Europe, with the health of the Euro in the balance; bankers are looking to prevent defaults on Italian and Spanish debt.

As a result of recent credit adjustments, opportunity is being marked for investors to take advantage of equities with high-margin and specialty products. Market-wise investors are carefully watching for value within equities boasting established pipelines and excellent growth prospects. As part of this process, the following companies have been introduced with initial research reports available online.

World Street Fundamentals has highlighted National Penn Bancshares, Inc. for its current position within the financial industry. National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (National Penn) is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services, principally through its national bank subsidiary, National Penn Bank, including its KNBT Bancorp, Inc. (KNBT), Nittany Bank and HomeTowne Heritage Bank Divisions. The entire report on National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPBC) is available here:

World Street has featured Regions Financial Corporation for its development within the financial industry. Regions Financial Corporation (Regions) is a financial holding company. The Company operates throughout the South, Midwest and Texas. The entire report on Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) is available here:

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