Comments on: Four factors to determine bank returns http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/01/05/four-factors-to-determine-bank-returns/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Ghandiolfini http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/01/05/four-factors-to-determine-bank-returns/comment-page-1/#comment-1508 Tue, 05 Jan 2010 19:29:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/columns/?p=2079#comment-1508 I always wonder what ‘return’ means in the du Pont World. Is this nominal or real ? Equity is tiered, so this must be quite a complex calculation. I am sure you preferred not to venture into PE ratios and free cashflows on purpose.

A question begs – are these returns relevant when shares are held by a handful ? A million on a billion is just another million.

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By: voomies http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2010/01/05/four-factors-to-determine-bank-returns/comment-page-1/#comment-1500 Tue, 05 Jan 2010 02:14:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/columns/?p=2079#comment-1500 US housing will continue to fall in 2010 as strategic foreclosures, currently 25% of all foreclosures, rises. Why stay in a mortgage when your neighborhood is renting at 1/3 the monthly cost of your mortgage? Read a wild California forclosure story at http://storyburn.com

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