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Bram Berkowitz

Bram Berkowitz


Bram Berkowitz mainly writes in the financials bureau covering the banking sector. Prior to The Motley Fool, he wrote about and covered community and regional banks in New England for The Warren Group.

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The 3 Most Important Takeaways From Silvergate Capital's Q3 Report

Management discussed the utilization of the Silvergate Exchange Network , the Diem stablecoin project, and how regulatory changes might impact the bank.

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2 Reasons LendingClub Could Deliver Strong Earnings Results

Excitement has been growing over LendingClub's new model and the company's potential earnings power.

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3 Top Stocks to Watch This Earnings Season

With earnings underway, here are three stocks Motley Fool contributors are watching.

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This Bank Stock Has Something Its Rivals Don't

Citizens Financial Group has a much larger consumer lending business than its peers, which helped the bank during the pandemic recession and recovery.

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Why Square Stock Is Down Today

An analyst has warned that they expect the company to miss the consensus earnings estimate for Q3.

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Why Shares of 360 DigiTech, FinVolution Group, and Lufax Holding Are Up This Week

Market sentiment seems to suggest that investors are once again feeling bullish on Chinese stocks that trade on U.S. stock exchanges.

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Why Shares of Tristate Capital Are Surging Today

Tristate earlier today announced that it plans to be acquired by Raymond James.

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Here's the Big Opportunity I See in U.S. Bancorp's Q3 Earnings

Management at the bank talked more about the bank's strategic vision over the next few years.

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Why Shares of Green Brick Partners Are Up Today

A major shareholder in the company released some bullish comments on the homebuilding company and the state of the U.S. housing market.

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For Goldman Sachs, It's Rinse and Repeat

The company blew out earnings estimates in Q3, as it has done all year.

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Why Shares of Silvergate Capital Are Falling Today

The company reported earnings results for the third quarter of 2021.

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3 Reasons Wells Fargo Is a Buy After Earnings

The stock has seen volatility in recent months, but Q3 earnings continue to show that the bank is on the right path.

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1 Big Disappointment From Citigroup's Q3 Earnings Report

Citigroup repurchased about $3 billion of its own stock in Q3, which was less than investors had anticipated.

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4 Reasons to Like Bank of America's Recent Earnings Results

Bank of America shares rose nearly 5% after it reported third-quarter results on Oct. 14.

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Wall Street Is Panning This Merger -- Should It?

Columbia Banking Systems' shares plunged more than 14% after it announced plans to buy Umpqua.

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Why Shares of Wells Fargo Are Up Today

The bank saw shares dip yesterday after reporting earnings, but had a nice recovery today.


3 Takeaways From JPMorgan Chase's Earnings Report

Third-quarter results gave investors a good proxy for how other banks might perform in Q3, and how the economy fared as well.

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Why Shares of XP Inc. Are Down This Week

The investment management company reported key performance indicators for the third quarter.

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Why Shares of SoFi Surged This Week

The fintech company received several bullish calls from analysts and other stock influencers.

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Why Shares of Futu Holdings and Up Fintech Holding Are Down Today

The Chinese online brokerages saw their share prices decline after some significant regulatory risks came to light.