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13F filing also reveals acquisitions in small banks and real estate.
These two large (for me) Northeast banks are attractive.
About 85% of banks with $5 billion in assets expect to do a 2016 deal.
The Federal Reserve will likely nudge rates higher next month and the economy is ready for it, according to one banking executive.
I'd like to make some buys, but markets aren't cooperating.
Investors Bancorp (ISBC), which reported record quarterly earnings, is eagerly looking for opportunities to acquire other community banks.
Here's what some of the shrewdest fund managers are buying, selling and shorting.