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CME Group Inc. (CME) | Daily Alert December 9 CME Inc. has operating margins of 55% and net profit margin of 52%. Of every $2 CME takes in, $1 is a  

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Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (OPY) | Daily Alert December 27 Oppenheimer stock is widely underfollowed and almost unknown. It’s trading at ridiculous multiples even for a financial stock, with a P/E of  

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Regions Financial Corporation (RF) | Daily Alert November 17 We’re going after regional banks because their nimble shares are hyper-tuned to Treasury yields. That’s part 1 of our taper-driven small-bank play. As  

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OneMain Holdings, Inc. (OMF)| Daily Alert November 5 OneMain Holdings is a financial company that provides loans and insurance products to “near prime” customers. OneMain holds a greater than 20% market  

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Intact Financial Corporation (IFC.TO, IFCZF) | Daily Alert October 6 Shorter-term Treasuries that are especially sensitive to Fed policy also shot higher. The five-year yield got to within a whisker of  

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KeyCorp (KEY) | Daily Alert August 17 You can see the correlation between the 10-year Treasury rate and regional banks pretty clearly in this chart, which uses the SPDR S&P Regional  

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F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) | Daily Alert August 6 Unlike REITs and telcos, smaller banks are loaded with gunpowder right now. That’s because interest rates appear poised to bottom out, and a  

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The Allstate Corporation (ALL)| Daily Alert June 9 Allstate is the largest publicly traded personal lines insurance company in the U.S., primarily a direct writer of a full array of property