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.» Read More
Activist investors like Carl Icahn have more money and more influence than ever before. Here's what feeding the rise of this sometimes combative style of investing.
Wednesday marks 45 days since the end of the second quarter, or as it's known in the financial community, "13F Day." Some of the world's biggest funds report their holdings.
The U.S Airways and American airlines merger is in jeopardy after the Justice Department filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the plan. Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, explains why he is joining the DOJ to block the merger.
Europe is emerging from its economic freeze; retail giant Macy's is another story.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Wednesday criminally charged two former JPMorgan Chase employees with wire fraud and a conspiracy to falsify books.
The former JPMorgan trader known as the "London Whale" will not be prosecuted for the whopping losses he was involved in, as he made a non-prosecution deal, sources told CNBC.
The housing boom in Canada has allowed banks to reduce capital held against mortgage losses. If home prices decline, some of the biggest banks may feel the pinch.
Consumer sales for July, when taking into account the June revisions, were basically in-line, but were still at their highest levels this year. That's certainly good enough to keep the Fed taper talk alive for the September meeting.
How Herbalife responded to product safety issues are drawing scrutiny in part because of the hedge fund battle over the stock.
Dick Bove, the bank analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, said investors should be buying financial stocks "very aggressively."
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest details on the DOJ's move to block a merger between U.S Airways and AMR. CNBC's David Faber weighs in.
The U.S. Justice Department will file an anti-trust lawsuit to block the merger of AMR and U.S Airways. The anti-trust lawsuit is supported by several states, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Strong data supports the idea that a taper of bond purchases by the Fed is more likely than not. Those who believe that the Fed will wait are now a minority.
J.C. Penney and hedge fund Pershing Square's Bill Ackman are in talks to resolve their dispute over the leadership of the U.S. retailer, a source said on Monday.
Parameter Capital Management, which had managed money for SAC since 2010, traded mainly financial stocks.
SAC Capital is reportedly preparing for layoffs as the hedge fund braces for a new wave of redemptions ahead of Friday's deadline. CNBC's Ron Insana and Kate Kelly, provide perspective.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.
The market for IPOs has made a comeback, at the same time, concerns have resurfaced over the role of Wall Street research analysts in these lucrative deals.
Steinway, a 160-year-old maker of pianos, saxophones and trumpets, said it received a takeover offer from an investment firm that topped a bid by private-equity firm Kohlberg.
Avation equipment supplier, Rockwell Collins announces a $1.39 billion deal to buy Arinc. Kelly Ortberg, president and CEO of Rockwell Collins, joins to discuss the buy.
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Most Americans don't realize stocks gained 30 percent in 2013, and only 1 in 9 call themselves savvy on investing, a survey said.
A lot more money might be required to invest in private funds given new rules under consideration at the SEC.
Forget the headlines and the charts: Despite the loopy market behavior recently, investors are downright apathetic.