Bank Stocks: Where the Money Is?

S&P analysts Steve Biggar and Evan Momios like regional banks and consumer finance, outfits like Compass Bancshares and Sovereign Bancorp

Financial stocks have done slightly better than the overall market so far this year, and the best performers have been in consumer finance. That's the report from Stephen R. Biggar and Evan Momios, Standard & Poor's analysts of banking and financial services stocks. Biggar notes that S&P recently upgraded Capital One (COF ), which specializes in credit cards.

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