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Description: U.S. bank investors may be rewarded with an extra $22 billion annually after government tests showed the industry has regained enough strength to boost dividends and share buybacks.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 03/19/2011

Link:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-18/jpmorgan-leads-22-billion-increase-in-payouts-buybacks-after-fed-review.html

Questions for discussion: 

  • What does this report suggest about the state of affairs at JPMorgan and possibly other institutions?
  • Does this news suggest a change in investing strategy with respect to the the firm and the financial services industry in general?

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