Investment Banking and Brokerage


  • Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley’s big second-quarter earnings miss is a result of abysmal trading results and not a botched initial public offering of Facebook shares.

  • Avoid Money Center Banks After MS Miss?     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders have the play in financials, on the heels of Morgan Stanley's earnings miss, with Doug Sipkin, Susquehanna analyst. Also, the trade on the spike in tech stocks.

  • Morgan Stanley Q2 Results Miss Expectations     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:08 AM ET

    Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, sorts through Morgan Stanley's second quarter earnings miss and why his company maintains a "buy" rating on the stock and a price target of $22 per share within the next 12 months.

  • Last Call: Ben Bernanke and Groundhog Day Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke prepares to testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill.

    Earnings season heats up as Intel and Yahoo beat expectations; Hank Greenberg gets a legal victory and the FDA approves Vivus anti-obesity pill.

  • Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers partner, weighs in on the legal implications of JPMorgan's huge trading losses, and its impact on top executives.

  • PFGBest Fallout Deepens     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 11:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the brokerage firm is planning to file for bankruptcy on the heels of the firm's collapse. Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor, shares his thoughts on the growing scandal.

  • JPM & Dimon's 'Black Eye' Will Heal: Analyst     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky shares his thoughts on JPMorgan's trading losses; Jamie Dimon's reputation; and what to expect from earnings when big banks report next week, with Jason Goldberg, Barclays analyst.

  • JPMorgan's Pay Clawed Back     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on JPMorgan reclaiming pay from former executives responsible for the company's trading blunder, and discussing how the losses will impact the stock, with Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets.

  • Did JPM Traders Hide Losses?     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 10:07 AM ET

    Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates partner, discusses the legal implications for JPMorgan, on the heels of its "whale" trading losses.

  • Faber Report: 'Nuts & Bolts of JPMorgan'     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    "The quarter itself was better than many analyst who follow this company, anticipated," says CNBC's David Faber breaking down the second quarter numbers on the banking giant, despite its $4.4 billion dollar trading loss.

  • Angry Birds iPhone app

    Italy gets a downgrade; videogame sales continue to plummet; Ackmans sets sights on P&G; Lexmark revises outlook and Google’s Larry Page is back in the office.

  • PFG Collapse From a Broker's View     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 11:24 AM ET

    Bob Maurer, Manduca Trading, provides a broker's perspective on the PFGBest collapse, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • JPMorgan's Earnings Preview     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    "We like JPMorgan going into this quarter," says Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley, discussing what to expect from JPM's quarterly numbers and conference call later this morning.

  • PFGBest Files for Bankruptcy     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the latest details on PFGBest's Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, one day after regulators alleged the firm misstated more than $200 million in customer accounts.

  • Asian Firms Look Beyond Stock Sales to Raise Funds Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 3:05 AM ET

    A drought in the IPO market has more Asian firms looking into alternative ways to raise capital, with many tapping private equity and debt markets.

  • Last Call: Never Say No to Facebook Employees Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 9:36 PM ET

    A promising start but disappointing end to the trading day, Fitch reaffirms Rating on the U.S., as share price climbs traders are turning to options to trade stocks like Apple, Apple removes its green certification, Yoga instructor fired for enforcing cell phone ban at Facebook.

  • Asians Are World's Biggest Risk Takers Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:02 PM ET
    An investor smiles at a stock exchange hall on August 10, 2011 in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China.

    A survey by Nielsen shows Asian consumers are more likely to stay invested during this period of volatile markets. What’s more — they are also more likely to put their cash in high-risk assets than their peers in Europe and the U.S.

  • Last Call: Greed Has Something to Do With It Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 11:50 PM ET

    Another tough Monday for the markets but Alcoa starts earnings season on a positive note; USDA reports the drought is getting worse; Denny’s is heading to China and the 2012 Kentucky Derby winner is heading to Japan.

  • Last Call: Bausch & Lomb Sees IPO Ahead Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 1:53 AM ET
    Bausch & Lomb eye care products on a store shelf.

    Pfizer sued over generic Lipitor delay; Seagate sees shares slip on weak revenue; speculation mounts over Yahoo CEO short list.

  • Japan Brokers to Review Internal Controls Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 7:06 PM ET

    Twelve large banks and brokers in Japan have been ordered by the country’s financial regulator to review their internal controls for handling sensitive information and report back on the results in a month as a crackdown on insider trading builds. The FT reports.