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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 Scotland. Profile
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


Mr. Morford: Generally most of the