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City National: Creating Growth (And Stability) By Banking To The Stars

City National (NYSE:CYN) has taken a different approach to banking than many of its regional peers. The bank's management team is among the most conservative in the industry. They do not chase growth, as evidenced by their decision to avoid subprime mortgages, just one of the reasons that the bank was able to maintain profitability through the financial crisis. And yet, City National is poised for growth, as a meticulous strategy of expansion is creating value for City National investors. If 2012 is any indication of the bank's potential, then 2013 and the years beyond should be profitable years for the bank's investors. For the record, unless otherwise noted, financial statistics and management commentary will be sourced from...

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