Investment Banking and Brokerage


  • 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.

  • JPMorgan's Bet Gone Wrong     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 7:04 AM ET

    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon told NBC's "Meet the Press," he admits the $2-billion trading loss damages his argument against excessive regulations. John Kanas, BankUnited chairman, president & CEO and Camden Fine, Independent Community Bankers of America president & CEO, discuss the fallout from the banking blunder and the future of investment banks.

  • Banks Tread a Fine Line in Trading Monday, 14 May 2012 | 3:20 AM ET
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    While few other banks, if any, pursue the complex strategies that led to JPMorgan’s losses, many traditional lenders regularly buy and sell securities, and make bets with derivatives, as part of their core operations, the NY Times reports.

  • Raymond James CEO on Banks & Regulations     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    Will the Dodd-Frank Act tax bank profits? Paul Reilly, Raymond James Financial CEO, weighs in on his company's earnings slip and the headwinds banks face going forward.

  • Going Through Goldman's Earnings     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 8:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a detailed look at Goldman Sach's Q1 numbers, and the future of the investment banking firm.

  • Former Bear Stearns Chief Sounds Off     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    Iconic Wall Street figure, Alan Greenberg, fmr. Bear Stearns chairman, weighs in on the culture at Goldman Sachs; opportunities in financials; and the outlook on the U.S. economy.