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  • Collapse in M&A Amid Debt Turbulence Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 7:20 PM ET

    Mergers and acquisitions activity collapsed in the fourth quarter as the sovereign debt crisis and market volatility put the brakes on dealmaking and equity sales, pushing European investment banking fees to their lowest level in more than a decade. The FT reports.

  • Financial Hit: BofA Under $5     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 5:08 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on shares of Bank of America falling below its support level, and the trade on financials. Also a preview of Jeffries earnings, with Douglas Sipkin, Ticonderoga Securities analyst.

  • Bearish Outlook for Financials?     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 5:13 PM ET

    Is the decline in financials only halfway done? John Roque, WJB Capital, takes a look at the charts for clues.

  • India Especially Vulnerable to Global Slowdown: Pros Thursday, 24 Nov 2011 | 2:37 AM ET
    An Indian stockbroker reacts as he watches share prices on his computer during intraday trade at a brokerage firm in Mumbai.

    India's economy, which was relatively sheltered during the last financial crisis in 2008, is looking especially fragile this time around.

  • Dollar Funding Shortages to Continue Into 2012: DBS CEO Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 6:27 AM ET
    Piyush Gupta, chief executive officer of DBS, Southeast Asia's largest bank.

    The CEO of Southeast Asia’s largest lender DBS expects dollar funding shortages to continue into 2012 but he said Asian banks were well equipped to deal with the situation.

  • China Construction Bank to Open Subsidiary in Brazil Sunday, 20 Nov 2011 | 9:00 PM ET

    China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Incubators Help Power Revival of the Startup Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:26 AM ET

    Years after the dotcom bust, capital is again flowing to needy entrepreneurs, but the funding structure is very different.

  • Goldman to Buy MF Global?     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on MF Global on Wednesday, with a 17% rise in short interest on the stock, and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders. Also, a look at how Goldman Sachs would benefit from the acquisition of MF, with Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities.

  • Inside JPMorgan's iBank     Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Jes Staley, J.P. Morgan Investment Bank CEO, shares his view on Europe and how investment banks are dealing with pressures on the global economy and regulation.

  • Goldman Loss Offers a Bad Omen for Wall Street Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 2:23 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs, once Wall Street’s highest flier, has been grounded, and it does not bode well for the rest of the financial industry or the New York City economy that depends on it, the New York Times reports.

  • Banks Don't Need Recapitalizing: Director     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 1:50 AM ET

    Recapitalizing Europe's banks will not solve the sovereign crisis, Otto Dichtl, director of financials at Knight Capital Group, told CNBC.

  • Vietnam Stocks Offer 500 Percent Upside: CEO     Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 4:40 AM ET

    Vietnamese brokers and industrials will experience 500 percent upside over the next 2-3 years, David Roes, CEO of ASEAN Investment Management, told CNBC.

  • Is Goldman Just Another Bank?     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 5:53 PM ET

    Debating whether the "best firm on Wall Street" is headed for its worst quarter since the financial crisis, with Rob Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, U.S. editor.

  • Singapore’s role as the wealth management center of Asia has been strengthened by the growing number of millionaires in the region, but it’s also being challenged by a shrinking pool of workers needed by the sector.

  • Goldman Sachs Draws Up Deeper Cuts Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 4:39 AM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs, bracing for what could be one of its worst quarters since it went public 12 years ago, is preparing to expand its cost-cutting initiative by hundreds of millions of dollars, the New York Times reports.

  • Change in Banking System's DNA Needed: Economist Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 8:23 AM ET
    UBS headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

    UBS’s $2 billion rogue trading loss highlights the need for a pan-bank risk management body, Don Tapscott, author of ‘Wikinomics: how mass collaboration changes everything’ and chairman of nGenera Insight think tank, told CNBC.

  • SocGen: Is Something Wrong?     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 6:20 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the anatomy of a cataclysmic bank failure and why some securities are saved and others aren't.

  • From Rubble To Renaissance Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
    Freedom Tower, Ground Zero, New York City

    Lower Manhattan was nearly destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, but 10 years later, with the help of major investment, it has seen a dramatic recovery.

  • Latin American Banks Cozy Up to Asia Amid Turmoil Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 11:40 AM ET
    Banco Pine Headquarters, Brazil

    Market turmoil in Europe and the U.S. may have made financial institutions in Asia—particularly China—even more attractive sources of credit for Latin American banks.

  • The German banking sector should be able to withstand stresses resulting from exposure to peripheral Europe, with the possible exception of Commerzbank, which has a high level of PIIGS exposure, according to Michael Rohr, head of financials at Silvia Quandt Research.