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The Squawk Box crew take a look at Goldman's first quarter numbers with EPS of $3.92 vs. $3.55 est, and revenues of $9.95B vs. $9.48B. The banking giant also raises its quarterly dividend.
Dick Bove, Rochdale Research, discusses the compensation of big bank CEOs; the outlook on financials; and the possible downgrade on Morgan Stanley.
Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.
Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, offers his view on interest rates, growth at Cantor and fixed-income opportunities for investors.
MF Global’s top lawyer is to tell Congress that she was unaware of a gaping shortfall in customer money until hours before the brokerage firm filed for bankruptcy on Oct. 31. The New York Times reports.
Wall Street used to be a magnet for America's best and brightest but between the economic slowdown and recent scandals like the Goldman Sachs employee that resigned via a NY Times op-ed, the industry's cachet has been tarnished.
Goldman Sachs is firing back, after a former employee flogged the financial giant in the New York Times. Discussing Goldman's "damage control" front, with Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor.
Like shifting sands, financial markets are rapidly realigning, and that trend will be the thing to watch Thursday, when inflation data and the latest jobless claims are released.
In response to a critical Op-Ed letter to The New York Times by a former Goldman Sachs employee that said GS put its own interests ahead of clients, Mad Money's Jim Cramer urges his one-time employer to remember the ethics that made the company so profitable in the first place: "be long-term greedy," meaning do well by your clients and they will do well by you.
The Fed sounded the all clear for most major U.S. banks, and its stress test results could be positive for stocks Wednesday, even though four of the 19 institutions failed.
Boutique brokerage firms are less affected by government restraints, says Joe Zicherman, JW Partners.
Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO, discusses his company's incredibly high 9.6% yield; its thriving commercial real estate business; and the outlook on this small-cap speculative stock, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Canaccord Financial and China's deep-pocketed Eximbank announced plans on Thursday to form a $1 billion fund to invest in Canadian resources, the newest push by the Asian giant to gain access to Canada's oil and minerals.
The Facebook IPO is a terrific illustration of what Morgan Stanley is doing right, says Mad Money's Cramer, so if you can't wait to grab some shares in the IPO, buy MS instead, the lead underwriter on the deal, and a brokerage house that's making a fabulous comeback.
Even as the Securities and Exchange Commission has stepped up its investigations of Wall Street, the agency has repeatedly allowed big firms to avoid punishments, The New York Times reports.
The Fast Money traders, with the trade on today's market activity; the tech sector; and RadioShack's after hours sell-off, and whether it's a likely takeover candidate. Also, the trade on big banks, with Fred Cannon, Keefe Bruyette & Woods, warning investors that what looks to be value stocks in the financial sector now, could end up being a value trap, if estimates get cut as they did last year.
Discussing how to resolve debt issues surrounding Greece, with Jes Staley, JP Morgan Investment Bank CEO, and Mary Callahan Erdoes, JP Morgan Asset Management CEO.
Private equity firms looking to invest in Indian companies can hope to strike better bargains in 2012, as valuations are at a low owing to a weak stock market and the struggling rupee gives investors more for their dollar, say industry experts.
Rich Repetto, Sandler O'Neill, discusses ETrade's downgrade to "hold" & lowering expectations by 24% in 2012, and the outlook for e-brokers.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan sounded optimistic Wednesday about a US economic recovery and discussed his plan to improve the company’s stock price.