Christopher F. Davis
Research analyst, REITs, biotech, small-cap

Capital Appreciation And Dividend Growth: The Sun Never Sets On East West Bancorp

As interest rates rise, there are some stocks that will be potential winners and losers. Among stocks that should perform better because the underlying companies should be able to increase loan profits are the bank stocks. Many of the large commercial bank stocks have done very well thus far in 2013. Market leaders such as JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Citigroup (NYSE:C) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) are up substantially. These three behemoths are up 18.2%, 25.5% and 23.1% respectively year to date. Many investors I know trade and invest in these types of stocks for growth and dividends. However, it must be pointed out that what these same successful investors/traders often miss are potentially extremely...

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