So you want to be in financials? Banks weren't where to be in 2011 (KBW index down 25%), but in...

|By:, SA News Editor

So you want to be in financials? Banks weren't where to be in 2011 (KBW index down 25%), but in the coming year, you might avoid the too-big-to-fails and look down among the small (but strong) banks, who look cheap and could grow much faster than bigger counterparts - like profitable BMRC, BMTC, and CVBF, or the PowerShares Regional Banking ETF (KBWR) or SPDR Regional Banking ETF (KRE).