M&A May Not Materialize

Without M&A as a positive catalyst, many regional banks may suffer, as investors' concerns about the health of their balance sheets mount

Now that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is tied up with its pending purchase of Bear Stearns (BSC), and Bank of America (BAC) is slated to close on its acquisition of Countrywide Financial (CFC) in the third quarter of this year, will the financial giants have room to acquire others?

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