Digging through the rubble: Best bank stocks

It's been two years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers roiled financial stocks. As banks continue to recover, here are 5 that fund managers are betting on.

1 of 6
BACKNEXT
Banks are back
Two years after the death of Lehman Brothers sent the financial industry into a tailspin, banks are finally emerging from the rubble and standing on their own two feet again (many with the help of a government bailout, of course).

A note of caution: The credit crisis isn't over, and new regulations requiring banks to boost their capital to be better prepared to absorb losses are still casting a shadow over future profitability.

We talked to fund managers to find out which banks they're investing in. JP Morgan Chase is an obvious favorite thanks to investors' love affair with Jamie Dimon, but click through to see which other five banks made the cut and why.


NEXT: Bank of America: Cheap chic
Last updated September 20 2010: 4:58 AM ET
  • Find Homes for sale
    Real estate and homes for sale on Trulia

  • Property Type
  • Find a home in:
  • New York | Atlanta | Chicago | Los Angeles
  • Washington D.C | Houston | Philadelphia | More options
More Galleries
'My biggest retirement mistake' Five CNNMoney readers share stories about saving that you can learn from. What they would do differently if they had another chance. More
Inside a $60,000 vacation of a lifetime Private jet tours around the world are growing in popularity, with a number of companies cropping up to take travelers on luxe, bucket-list trips. Here's a look at one 17-day journey, run by TCS Expeditions, that will take 78 people to some of the most lusted-over destinations. The price: $60,000 per couple. More
Don't want a bigger iPhone? Here are 6 alternatives Apple's next-generation iPhones are set to be the largest ever. But for those of us who don't want to give up any more space in our pockets, here are a few smaller options. More

Special Offer
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.