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Wall Street Equity Research

September 28, 2010 09:16 ET

Research on KeyCorp and Wells Fargo & Company - Uncertainty Continues to Taunt the Banking Industry

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The Money Center Bank sector is facing many challenges at the moment. One challenge stems from the federal financial reform that regulated bank's ability to charge their customers fees. While this has resulted in a multi-billion dollar drop in revenues for some companies, many are searching out new ways to create fees that sidestep the federal legislation. is a specialized website where investors can have full access to free reports on money center banks stocks; traders looking for analyst opinions on KeyCorp and Wells Fargo & Company are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

Some other issues relate to the Basel III ruling on capital holding requirements. The committee recently ruled to raise the minimum capital holding requirements for banks from 4% to 7%. While this was a lower increase than expected, the new requirement will restrain the sector's earning potentials. Prior to the committee ruling, banks had been hoarding cash due to uncertainty about how stringent the requirement would be. Now that the sector has more clarity, it is expected that banks with excess cash will begin to look to acquisitions to remedy some of their earnings woes. Banks with less cash than required might become targets for these acquisitions. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting money center banks companies in today's economic environment.

Along with the new requirements, depressed loan volumes and low interest rates are hurting banks profitability. While it appears the housing market may be at the beginning of a turnaround, the Money Center Banks sector continues to live in an environment of uncertainty.

On a positive note regarding the lending markets many top banks such as KeyCorp and Wells Fargo & Company are indicating a slight improvement in certain areas such corporate, automotive and student loans. The has compiled free research on KeyCorp and Wells Fargo & Company that can be downloaded now by signing up at and

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