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What factors can take the financials higher, with Larry McDonald, Societe Generale, and Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray.
American Express reported earnings that topped expectations, but "Fast Money" traders remain skeptical of its battered stock.
Less than a week ahead for the FOMC, and this CEO says banks are ready for low interest rates.
Headwinds of low rates, low margins, appear to be abating
Italy's government is concerned by the rout in domestic banking shares, but the system is solid, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was quoted as saying.
Barclays will cut about 230 jobs and exit cash equities in Asia, as part of a broader retrenchment, the FT reports.
Nathan Bell, head of research at Peters MacGregor Capital Management, says cyclical businesses that have been hit the hardest in the ongoing market slump.
Joseph Lupton, senior global economist at J.P. Morgan, talks about whether a recession is ahead.
A new Goldman Sachs report outlines how much oil and gas outstanding debt is being held by banks. CNBC's Kayla Tausche parses the data.
S&P breaks through August lows amid a deflationary economy, low oil prices and flat earnings. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports.
Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley, discusses Morgan Stanley's business conditions.
Bank of America reported a 9.8 percent rise in profit for the final quarter of the year, helped by lower expenses.
Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, talks about earnings and cuts at JPMorgan Stanley.
China's central bank is preparing to raise reserve requirements for yuan deposits in clearing banks, in a bid to stem selling pressures.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, analyzes the financial sector along with buying opportunities and discusses the investor community being too focused on energy.
David Hilder, Drexel Hamilton, provides analysis on bank earnings.and advantages of higher interest rates on loan growth.
BlackRock on Friday reported quarterly profit that was weaker than analysts expected, due to higher compensation costs.
Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill & Partners, discusses volatility in global markets and why he thinks U.S. markets offer good opportunities. Also Albertson provides insight to what he is hearing from the banking community.
Following Thursday's climb, some "Fast Money" traders highlighted JPMorgan Chase, which gave markets a push higher with earnings.
In the current market environment, CLSA's Mike Mayo looks to the financials as pillars of strength.
Market fears are being scaled back globally, and it's great news for banks.
G7 and BOJ made no progress on yen's ascent. That may force it, and other central banks, to resort to 'helicopter money,' option, says Scott Minerd.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, central bank policy and how interest rates will behave.