Equity sales, underwriting and wealth management helped power Morgan Stanley to a 42 percent jump in second-quarter profit, the firm announced on Thursday.
Tight loan underwriting is about halfway back to the "too liberal" standards before the Great Recession, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King warns on CNBC.
JPMorgan Chase wants to settle accusations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it gleaned profits from power plants via “manipulative schemes.”
President Obama is set to boast Thursday that Obamacare is giving rebates to 8.5 million Americans this summer and lead to $3.4 billion in reduced insurance premiums.
Nasdaq OMX chairman Borje Ekholm warned of "bubbly valuations" in financial markets as a result of ultra-loose monetary policy from the world's largest central banks.
Activist investor Carl Icahn teed off on the board of Dell, a day before computer maker's board is set to vote on an offer by its founder to take it private.
American Express beat Wall Street earnings expectations for the second quarter, as the company's members spent more.
Ebay's stock dropped after the company reported second quarter earnings in line with analysts' expectations, but offered weaker guidance for the third quarter.
Intel's margins improved but the chip giant cut its full-year revenue forecast amid slumping PC sales and a shift toward tablets and smartphones. Shares fell after-hours.
IBM reported second-quarter earnings Wednesday that exceeded analyst expectations, sending shares up more than 3 percent.
Rolling Stone magazine sparked an intense social media debate after releasing a cover image promoting an upcoming profile of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
While gasoline could reach a national average of $3.75 per gallon, or even more, analysts do not expect it to top the $3.78 per gallon high for the year that it hit in February.
The era of soft drinks is over, according to Peltz. He wants the company to focus on snacks.
Trian's Nelson Peltz tells Delivering Alpha conference he's buying a lot of DuPont shares, but won't say much more than that.
Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.
Legendary hedge fund manager John Paulson remains undaunted by the huge plunge in gold, maintaining that the case for owning the yellow metal remains strong.
Makers of electronic cigarettes are enjoying a booming market as they keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration, which is expected to release proposed regulations this fall.
In an presentation at Delivering Alpha, a conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor, investor Jim Chanos reveals his “best idea” right now: betting against the stock price of a major American manufacturer.
Among Leon Cooperman's many contributions to investing knowledge was a perfect 10-for-10 slate in ideas at the 2012 Delivering Alpha conference. He's trying again this year.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank anticipates beginning tapering bond purchases later this year but that policy will remain accommodative and could change depending on the incoming economic data.