According to the state's marketing slogan: "Everything is bigger in Texas." It's easy to see how public relations arrived at that catchphrase. The place is vast. And beyond the massive mountains and wide deserts, business looms large. There's big oil and big cattle and giant telecommunications and substantial tech firms and large airlines from Exxon Mobil to AT&T to Texas Instruments to American Airlines. It's a big state with a big economy - and right now, it's rocketing on all cylinders.
That's why I'm calling your attention to Bank of the Ozarks' (OZRK) recently announced acquisition of Texas-based Omnibank. This stunning takeover expands the bank's presence in that state by a Texas mile. Yet, the Market has not...
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