Regional bank stocks (KRE +2.1%) are outperformers on the day as tailwinds start to gather for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Regional bank stocks (KRE +2.1%) are outperformers on the day as tailwinds start to gather for the sector. S&P issues a report pointing to banks' improvement in Q4, while Credit Suisse is out with a bullish short-term call on the sector linked to expectations for more buybacks/dividend increases and positive comments from management.