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  • iPhone 4S

    Discussions continue as to how to recapitalize Spain’s troubled banks, Fannie Mae gets a new CEO, Sprint will soon be rolling out a pay-as-you-go iPhone, Starbucks and Coinstar strike a deal.

  • Goldman Sachs Cuts a Little Deeper Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:44 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs has laid off roughly 50 people last week, a number of whom were from the higher end of its pay scale, according to people briefed on the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, rattling sentiment with the firm. The New York Times reports.

  • Last Call: Starbucks Hopes for Big Dough From Bread Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 11:23 PM ET

    A 275 page report sheds light on what may have happened in the last days of MF Global, airlines consider more fees, Starbucks spends $100 million on bread companies, CBS Outdoor billboards business could fetch $6 billion.

  • Brokerages Squeezed as Asia’s Stock Turnover Falls Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 6:54 PM ET

    Falling stock market turnover in Hong Kong and Singapore is increasing pressure on medium and small-sized brokerage firms, hurting their commissions and forcing some to cut jobs.

  • Yoda

    The Dow continues to have a choppy May, Kayak delays its IPO, U.S. Treasury yield hits record low, TiVO goes into the red, Lionsgate reports a loss and Virgin Galactic gets the go ahead for a test flight.

  • One-On-One with Peter Cohen     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Large size is an impediment to effective bank management, says Peter Cohen, Cowen Group chairman and CEO, discussing big retail brokerage firms and client services, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

  • Are Banks Too Big to Manage?     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    "It's a very difficult set of circumstances to manage that much, says Thomas Hoenig, FDIC board member discussing his proposal to severely limit the activities of banks, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Time to Buy Beaten Down Financials?     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:39 AM ET

    Is it time to buy financials, currently one of the worst-performing sectors in the market? David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors chief investment officer, discusses whether there is a buying opportunity in financials.

  • Goldman Meets with Shareholders     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest detail from Goldman Sachs' annual shareholder meeting.

  • Krawcheck on Following the Money Flow     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 7:48 AM ET

    Sallie Krawcheck, former Merrill Lynch Wealth Management CEO, discusses the Facebook fiasco, and where investors are now putting their money.

  • Goldman Sachs Under Protest     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 7:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest detail on shareholders and protesters gathering at Goldman Sachs' annual meeting in New Jersey, to rally against CEO Lloyd Blankfein's leadership, and Michele Burns' re-election to the board, among other things.

  • Morgan Stanley Under Scrutiny     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, discusses Facebook's poorly executed IPO, Morgan Stanley's role as underwriter and why he maintains a "buy" rating and price target of $19 on Morgan Stanley.

  • Examining Morgan Stanley & Facebook's IPO     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports government regulators are looking into whether Morgan Stanley followed the same procedures for Facebook's IPO as it has for all other initial public offerings.

  • Trader's View on the Markets     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:28 AM ET

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, discusses which market moving activities traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell and shares his perspective on repealing the Glass-Steagall Act.

  • Are Banks Too Big to Hedge?     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Banks should focus on capital, liquidity and diversification, says Gary Parr, Lazard Freres vice chairman, discussing the future of Wall Street's regulatory landscape, in the face of JPMorgan's $2 billion trading blunder.

  • Making the Case for the Volcker Rule     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Sen. Jeff Merkley, (D-OR), provides a preview of today's hearing in Congress and discusses JPMorgan's $2 billion trading blunder, and why he thinks banks used for loans should not be in the hedge fund business.

  • More Rough Times for JPMorgan's Dimon?     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports JPM's CEO, Jamie Dimon will give a keynote speech to analyst and institutional shareholders this morning at the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference, and has an update on the credentials of the former risk officer at the unit responsible for the $2 billion trading loss at JPMorgan.

  • Bart Chilton, Commodities Futures Trading Commission commissioner, weighs in on an open probe into any wrongdoing in JPMorgan's $2 billion plus trading loss.

  • JPMorgan's Bet Gone Wrong     Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Steve Bartlett, Financial Services Roundtable president & CEO, discusses JPMorgan's trading blunder, the Dodd-Frank Act and the impact of regulations on big banks.

  • Investors are expected to grill JPMorgan's CEO at its yearly shareholder's meeting in Tampa, Florida over the more than $2 billion in trading loses. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the details. Also, Robert Lowenstein, BusinessWeek contributor and Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners, discuss the fallout of the bungled trade and Wall Street's game of risk.