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French bank Societe Generale reported a hike in its first-quarter net income thanks to a smaller hit from its struggling Russian unit.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Wells Fargo is being sued for fraud and taking advantage of customers.
Shares in global bank rise on Q1 results just days after its annual general meeting, at which it said that it was considering moving from London.
The Swiss banking giant reported a hike in profit for its first quarter, despite the SNB's shock decision to unpeg its currency from the euro.
Hard Rock Hotel& Casino Las Vegas said an attack may have allowed hackers to steal credit card information used at its retail and service locations.
AIG reported quarterly earnings on Thursday that topped analysts' expectations and it announced a new $3.5 billion buyback.
China's banks are taking over the world, or at least pushing their U.S. counterparts out of the leadership role, analyst Dick Bove says.
Commerzbank on Monday launched a share sale to raise 1.4 billion euros ($1.5 billion) from institutional investors.
Financials are primed to break out from a sluggish run partly fueled by low interest rates, former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond said.
Sections of the U.S. financial system that may be vulnerable to investor panic are raising concerns inside the Federal Reserve.
Metro Bank founder and chairman, Vernon Hill, says the loss-making lender is set to make a profit, but is currently focusing on building size and base.
A senior banker will next week begin an employment case against Goldman Sachs after alleging she was cheated out of millions of pounds. The FT reports.
"Fast Money" traders discussed how to trade American Express earnings and whether any of its rivals might be a better play.
CNBC's Jeff Cox reports the top 5 banks now control about 45 percent of assets in the banking industry. Congressman Barney Frank says U.S. banks are not too big to fail.
American Express beat Wall Street's first-quarter profit estimate but missed on revenue, posting earnings per share of $1.48.
Market strategist tells us where he sees a market correction.
The FMHR traders reveal their view of the big banks amid earnings.
Eric Wasserstrom, Guggenheim Partners, breaks down the areas where banks are improving profits, and provides his outlook on financials for the next several quarters.
Citigroup's earnings beat is "the big turnaround story for the large-cap banks," analyst Gerard Cassidy tells CNBC.
The "Fast Money" traders make their bets on bank stocks ahead of earnings.
Eugene Tarzimanov, VP and senior credit officer at Moody's Investors Service, explains why the unwinding of asset bubbles is the biggest risk for Asian banks in the months ahead, followed by China's slowdown.
The Commerce Secretary and head of the Export-Important Bank urge Congress to put U.S. businesses first and reauthorize the bank.
Chris Wheeler, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, discusses which banks have high exposure to volatile China.