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This is really a wake-up call, for all banks, to merge now, sell-now or be left behind, you need size period. The new tax laws have helped banks for sure grow earnings, free money, thank you, Donald. Earnings reports are very strong, even without the tax cuts for many small banks, so far this quarter and the next 2 weeks all the reports, will be out, so far great reports, mean much higher stock prices. NUBK got almost 2 times book, wow. In sleepy upstate NY. Northeast banks always get a good price! I would bet we see 200 more deals by summer, in the biggest wave of deals in over 15 years. Some targets include the following names: RCBC worth $285 very cheap, strong management a sale is coming in 2019.