Huntington Bancshares Inc. — among the country's more troubled midsize banks — said it is on track make money in 2010 after losing more than $3 billion last year.

"We expect to return the bank to profitability," Stephen Steinour, Huntington's chairman and chief executive, said in a conference call with reporters on Friday. "It's very clear to us that 2009 was our watershed year."

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