Bank Profit Leading S&P 500 as U.S. Earnings Growth Sputters

Bank Profit Leading S&P 500 as U.S. Earnings Growth Sputters

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Bulls say banks will continue to rally as Federal Reserve stimulus boosts earnings and helps companies from BB&T Corp. to KeyCorp and Wells Fargo & Co. rebound from the 84 percent drop during the financial crisis.