Financial Services >> Sector Roundtables >> June 14, 1999
Roundtable Forum: Western Regional Banks
JOSEPH MORFORD is an Associate Research Director and Senior Analyst at
First Security Van Kasper. Previously, he was associated with BT Alex.
Brown Inc. and Krefe Bruyette and Woods. Mr. Morford received his
Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Andrews in
JAMES R. BRADSHAW is a Vice President, Senior Research Analyst at
D.A. Davidson & Co. He joined DADCO after seven years with
Pacific Crest Securities, where he headed the financial services
practice for the firm. Over that period, he provided research
coverage on bank and thrift stocks located throughout the West.
Prior to that, Mr. Bradshaw was a Commercial Bank Examiner with
the State of California Banking Department. He holds both a BS
and an MBA from the University of Oregon. Profile
TWST: Joe, how did the regional bank stocks perform in the last six to
12 months, and in particular, how did your Western Bank Index stocks