Regional U.S. banks could get a nice lift as bipartisan senators have agreed to financial reforms.
Big banks have been steadily building their capital and are now in a position to increase payouts.
Whether the Fed hikes its key rate or not, its goal of higher rates will benefit regional U.S. banks.
Bank stocks have performed strongly in August 2016, as the prospect of an interest-rate hike increases. These top stocks in the industry are poised to benefit.