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Is US Bank a Value Investment?

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Can US Bancorp’s Revenue Keep Growing?

The major economic factors that could affect US Bank’s future are growing income inequality and its underlying cause: wage and income stagnation in the U.S. Average incomes in 81% of the U.S. have not increased since 2000, and in some areas, they are substantially lower. This could affect banks such as US Bancorp because working- and, increasingly, middle-class households have less ability to pay off loans. More defaults and less overall revenue could be a result.

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