Banks Financials


  • Muni bonds excluded from the US bank liquidity rule Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Bank

    Municipal bonds will no longer be part of the easily sellable assets that banks can use to show they are able to survive a credit crunch.

  • Buying the banks Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    Buying the banks

    Discussing if financials are ready to take off, with CNBC market analyst Kenny Polcari, and Michael Block, Rhino Trading Partners.

  • Citigroup faces curbs on hedge fund sales: Report Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Citigroup says it cannot sell investments in hedge funds and private-equity funds to clients after a deal with the SEC, according to the WSJ.

  • Financials ready to break out? Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:58 PM ET
    Financials ready to break out?

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and Scott Wapner, discuss the outlook for the banks and if financials are ready make a big move.

  • Did government extort Bank of America? Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:15 PM ET
    Did government extort Bank of America?

    After Bank of America agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to the DOJ, CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, debate former Wells Fargo CEO Dick Kovacevich's view that the government extorted Bank of America.

  • Why that 20% bank pay raise may be deceiving Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:57 AM ET
    Wall Street New York Stock Exchange NYSE

    Wall Street banks may appear to be offering higher salaries to junior employees, but the increase may not be as generous as it looks.

  • BofA in record-busting mortgage settlement Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    A sign offering mortgage help at a Bank of America branch, New York City.

    Bank of America agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that it sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.

  • BofA set to face the music with $17B settlement Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    A man uses an ATM at a Bank of America branch on April 16, 2014 in New York City.

    The long-anticipated settlement is expected to consist of a penalty of $9.6 billion and a package of consumer-relief measures valued at $7 billion.

  • G-20 edges towards 'bail-in' bond cushion for banks Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    Participants of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting on July 20

    Leaders are expected to agree that top banks must issue special bonds to increase the amount of capital which can be tapped in a crisis.

  • Why BofA deal might not cost as much as you think Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    Bank of America branch in New York City

    How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.

  • Funds could face curbs after lobbying backfires Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.

  • Six crazy facts about debt in the United States Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Total household debt -- including mortgages, credit cards and other loans -- has risen by hundreds of billions in the past year. Here are some quick facts about debt in the USA.

  • Citi to US: Argentina banking license at risk Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Citigroup told the US appeals court that Argentina's banking license may be at risk as a result of the standoff between the country and hedge funds.

  • Stanford's Admati takes on 'too big to fail' banks Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:22 PM ET
    Stanford's Admati takes on 'too big to fail' banks

    Anat Admati, Stanford Business School and author of "The Bankers New Clothes," outlines ways to fix the banking system.

  • Bulls eye banks as financials hit record profits Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:18 PM ET

    Some investors are wondering whether it's time to invest in financial stocks. The answer depends on who you ask.

  • Good time to bet on banks? Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:34 PM ET
    Good time to bet on banks?

    With U.S. bank profits hitting record highs, Michael Gayed, Beta Rotation Fund, and Brett King author of "Breaking Banks," have opposing views on whether now is the time to buy financials.

  • Culture of Export-Import bank Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET
    Culture of Export-Import bank

    Fred Hochberg, Export-Import Bank of the United States chairman and president, discusses corruption allegations as the reauthorization of the institutions charter remains in questions.

  • Uh-oh: Trouble is brewing again in the repo market Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    The collapse of "repos" signaled the beginning of the financial crisis, and there's trouble brewing in the market again.

  • What's holding banks back? Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    What's holding banks back?

    Discussing why bank stocks are not seeing more gains as profits hit record levels and how a European recession could impact financials, with David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors CIO.

  • Russia-Ukraine slowing world: Cramer Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    Russia-Ukraine slowing world: Cramer

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses how geopolitics is impacting global markets and earnings in the U.S.