Commercial Banks


  • Credit Suisse Warns of US Tax Spat Escalation Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Credit Suisse's chairman warned that a long-running tax dispute with the United States over hidden Swiss bank accounts could easily escalate and spill over to rivals if not settled.

  • JPMorgan Vote Should Be 75%-25% for Dimon, Bove Says Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Ahead of the JPMorgan Chase shareholder vote Tuesday to split the chairman and CEO roles currently held by Jamie Dimon, banking analyst Richard Bove lauded Dimon's track record.

  • Fisher vs. Gregg on How to End 'Too Big to Fail' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:25 PM ET
    Richard Fisher, left, and Judd Gregg

    Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher and former Sen. Judd Gregg rail on CNBC against keeping taxpayers on the hook for the banks, but disagree on how to end the problem.

  • Adult Entertainer? No Loan for You... Friday, 17 May 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    Adult movie star Chanel Preston knows not everyone approves of her chosen profession, but she never thought it would affect her ability to open a bank account.

  • Splitting Dimon's Roles 'Misguided': Ex-Director Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    JP Morgan

    It's "nonsensical" to split the role of chairman and CEO at JPMorgan Chase when Jamie Dimon has had such a strong track record, former board member Lawrence Bossidy tells CNBC.

  • Jamie Dimon—It's Not All About You: Pension Advisor Monday, 13 May 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    JP Morgan Chase

    A British pension fund advisor—joining calls for JPMorgan to split the role of chairman and CEO—told CNBC its decision is unaffected by the threat of a possible Jamie Dimon exit.

  • No Gun, No Mask! Bank Cyberheist Nets $45M in Hours Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    The cell hacked into credit card processors to steal MasterCard debit card data, which it used to make about 36,000 transactions over 10 hours, the Justice Department said.

  • Why HSBC's Results Are Not as Good as They Seem Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    Investors cheered HSBC first quarter results on Tuesday, but analysts said the bank's profit-beat was misleading, and recommended RBS and Lloyds shares.

  • RBS Set for Return to Profit, BNP Paribas to Slide Friday, 3 May 2013 | 12:51 AM ET

    Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to report its first quarterly profit in 18 months on Friday, the fruit of efforts to focus on bread and butter lending.

  • Australian Banks to Enjoy Further Gains: Pro  Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Lachlan Colquhoun, Head of Markets Analysis at East and Partners outlines how factors like cost-cutting are helping spur solid earnings results from Australia's 'big four' lenders.

  • Banking Giants Earnings Battle: And the Winner Is… Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 5:08 AM ET

    With banking behemoths UBS and Deutsche Bank announcing strong quarterly profit growth Tuesday, strategists face off on which bank is likely to trump its rivals over the long term in the volatile banking sector.

  • More Upside Ahead for Australia's 'Big Four' Banks  Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia says that despite modest credit growth, Australia's top lenders can generate solid earnings-per-share growth.

  • Citigroup Meeting: What a Difference a Year Makes Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    In a marked difference to prior annual meetings, Citigroup shareholders praised management and the board on Wednesday for revitalizing the bank's strategy.

  • Chinese Banks Win If US Banks Break Up: Bove Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Richard Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets.

    Breaking up "too big to fail" banks could allow Chinese banks to top financial system, banking analyst Bove told CNBC.

  • Bank Shares 'Dragged Along' by the Market  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, financials sector strategist at Olivetree Financial Group, tells CNBC that the banking sector is being "dragged along" by the market and questions why anyone would want to own bank shares.

  • Ample Credit Triggers Surge in China Bank Lending Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 10:44 PM ET

    Chinese banks made $171 billion of new local currency loans in March, central bank data showed on Thursday, well above market expectations and adding to evidence of an economic recovery being fueled by ample credit.

  • 4 Mid-Cap Bank Stock Value Plays From UBS Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Bank stock investors are braced for a disappointing first quarter, but there is still plenty of value in select mid-cap names. TheStreet.com takes a closer look.

  • UK Banks to Pay Hefty Price for New Regulation Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    British banks could pay up to a quarter more to be supervised as two new watchdogs adopt more intrusive regulation and impose higher fines which will be paid into the coffers of cash-strapped government.

  • Bank chiefs at HBOS, once one of Britain's biggest banks, were condemned as a "model of self-delusion", in a damming report by Britain's Banking Standards Commission on Friday.

  • China Banks Set for Tough Year Ahead: Pro  Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Ivan Li, Deputy Head of Hong Kong Research at Kim Eng Securities believes slow loan growth and margin pressure will reduce growth prospects, but he adds that 2013 may not be as bad as 2012.