Archive: March 2017

IDC's Remarkable Record

As stated on the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions website and as displayed on IDC Financial Publishing, Inc.’s website, “IDC has a remarkable track record of identifying deteriorating or improving performance months, and sometimes years, before it becomes apparent to other ranking companies.”  The following review of IDCFP rankings…

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Bank Stocks Recover to Normal Valuation

Banks suffered under the Fed policy of ultra-low rates and anemic economic growth in recent years. Return on equity for banks averaged 9.4% over the past five years, compared to the five years ending 2006 of 14.6%. The net interest margin of 3.13% over the recent five-year period compares to 3.72% for the five…

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