ZURICH, April 21- Credit Suisse's first-quarter net profit rose 23 percent, exceeding analysts' expectations, after market volatility boosted securities trading and on gains at its private bank for wealthy clients. Zurich- based Credit Suisse, the first European investment bank to report quarterly earnings, said net profit stood at 1.054 billion Swiss francs...» Read More
There's a lot at stake this earnings season, and the financial sector, the biggest stock market winner of the past year, will be put to the test Wednesday.
Ilana Weinstein, Founder & CEO of IDW Group, discusses bonuses and compensation at Wall Street's top investment banking firms and who's hiring at hedge funds.
More than five years after the housing market collapsed, the U.S. government's newly created consumer watchdog said Thursday it will force banks to verify a borrower's ability to repay loans to ward off the kind of loose lending that helped push the U.S. economy into recession.
In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Kate Kelly talks with Jes Staley, BlueMountain managing partner, and Andrew Feldstein, BlueMountain CEO, about Staley's role at his new company.
Why an M&A boom is necessary for the bull market, with Mike Santoli, Yahoo! Finance. The FMHR traders, weigh in.
Major brokers are readying themselves for battle over millions of dollars in swaps trading revenues this year, when the market opens up to stock exchanges.
Wall Street dealers expect hedge funds, insurance companies and other borrowers to pull some cash from commercial banks when a deposit insurance program expires at the end of the year, the Fed said.
"Most politician in Washington have figured out that it is going to be easier to reduce taxes than to raise taxes," said John Kanas, BankUnited president & CEO, weighing in on the future of "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
Already struggling at home with weak revenues and tough new capital and leverage requirements, investment banks are now also facing a slump in their once most promising business - emerging markets.
Nick Wright, Senior Vice President & Head of South & Southeast Asia, State Street discusses the firm's Asian expansion, saying banking reforms have positive implications for custodian banks like State Street.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York was warned as early as mid-2008 that banks may have been misreporting their Libor borrowing rate to aid their own trading positions, much earlier than previously known.
The Indian parliament cleared a path for more foreign investment in the banking sector by approving a bill to increase shareholders' voting rights.
The Swiss government watered-down a plan to try to clean up the country's image as a haven for untaxed assets.
The looming "fiscal cliff" is a bigger problem for business than consumers, Bank of America CEO's told CNBC Friday.
Swiss bank UBS faces a combined fine of about $1 billion, a person familiar with the situation said on Thursday.
After the U.S. Fed announcement, the KBW Bank Index closed higher. TheStreet.com on the winners and losers.
"For this deal to get done, you're going to have a coalition of moderates from both parties; the extreme of both parties are not going to throw in with this," said Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, discussing how a deal will likely be worked out on the "fiscal cliff."
"We are one decision away from restoring our fiscal and moral authority around the world, let's just do it," said James Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, talking about finding a solution to the nation's "fiscal cliff" problem, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.
U.S. securities regulators charged a Wells Fargo investment banker and nine others with fraud on suspicions of an insider-trading ring that earned more than $11 million by trading on tips about impending mergers.
How will cutting 11,000 jobs impact Citigroup's bottom line? David Trone, JMP Securities, weighs in.