(Editor's note: This teleconference was held January 26, 2000.) STEVE LUBETKIN: Good morning everyone. Welcome to Standard & Poor's as we continue our series of conference calls on credit topics. Today in the financial institution sector we are looking at the 4th quarter operating performance of the major U.S. banks. Joining us from the financial institution's analytical practice here in New York are Bob Swanton and Chuck Rauch, and joining us by phone is Tanya Azarchs. We will talk about the U.S. banking industry and the major players and how they did in the 4th quarter. STEVE LUBETKIN: Bob, what is your overall assessment of the quarter- Anything you see that may have an impact on ratings- ROBERT SWANTON: Y2K...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- New York City
- Southwest Airlines Co.
- FleetBoston Financial Corp.
- JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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