The former Rochdale Securities analyst met the media Wednesday for the first time since switching over to Rafferty Capital Markets, a small player in the field but one where he said he feels comfortable to continue his often outspoken analysis. Rochdale collapsed after a rogue trader in late 2012 brought the firm down. Following a year in which financials led the stock market higher, Bove said the industry is now in a position to continue that leadership role and reward investors who got hammered during the financial crisis. "What I'm suggesting is for the next 14 years — you'll have some setbacks, some recessions — (but) bank earnings will do what they did from 1992 to 2006," he said. "They're going to go straight up."