• Wells Fargo profit beats estimates as costs drop Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 9:10 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks by a Wells Fargo home mortgage office in San Francisco.

    Wells Fargo, the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, reported an 11 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, helped in the second half of the year.

  • Wells Fargo posts mixed Q4 results     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    It may not be the highest quality earnings in the world but I will take it, no doubt, says Scott Siefers, Sandler O'Neill & Partners analyst, providing his thoughts on the big bank's quarterly numbers.

  • JPM's 'ho-hum' Q4 results: Analyst     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    These guys are stuck with a lot of liquidity and not a lot of loan growth, says Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, weighing in on the big bank's fourth quarter results.

  • State of data security in retail     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Retail CEOs discuss the need for improved data security and better technology to protect consumers from cyber-attacks.

  • The tax man cometh: Judge tosses tax cheat suit Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging new rules forcing banks to tell IRS officials about accounts held by foreigners.

  • Madoff penalties hit JPMorgan Chase profit Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:28 AM ET
    The headquarters of JP Morgan Chase on Park Avenue December 12, 2013 in New York.

    JPMorgan reported a drop in profit after paying penalties to the government for not reporting suspicions of fraud by Bernie Madoff.

  • JPM's earnings slump in Q4     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Marty Mosby, Guggenheim Partners analyst, breaks down the big bank's fourth quarter results. The core profitability of the company is still intact, Mosby points out, despite paying billions in settlement fees to the government.

  • US banks: The 'bar is set quite low'     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Gerard Cassidy, lead banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says that the "bar is set quite low" for U.S. banks' earnings expectations so it would be surprising to see a "big disappointment."

  • Weak Q4 estimates for major US banks: Pro     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Richard Staite, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, discusses the earnings outlook for major U.S. banks amid a litany of litigation proceedings.

  • Nailing 'The Wolf of Wall Street': Lessons for the UK Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Jordan Belfort and Leonardo DiCaprio

    Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.

  • State of the US banking sector     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    Dan Werner the Banking Analyst at Morningstar in Chicago speaks about the expectations from U.S. banks earnings and the impact of Fed's tapering on their balance sheets.

  • Three ex-Rabobank traders charged with libor fraud Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    The exterior of the headquarters of Dutch co-operative bank Rabobank.

    Three former traders at Dutch lender Rabobank were charged on Monday with manipulating the Yen Libor benchmark interest rate.

  • Wall Street rethinks hard-charging work culture Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    Traders work at the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    This year will probably be remembered as the year that Wall Street tried to offer some relief to the grunts. NYT reports.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the Federal Reserve is testing waters on proposed changes to bank commodity trading rules.

  • Debate It: Wells Fargo vs. JPMorgan     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian says JPMorgan has the best management team in all of finance, and is bullish on the stock. Mike Murphy says Wells Fargo is a better stock to own.

  • Watering down of bank reforms is usual: Pro     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on regulators relaxing Basel debt rules.

  • Banks rethink conditions for summer interns: Report Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 9:13 AM ET

    As recruiting season for summer interns ramps up, several banks are relaxing rules for their junior employees. The WSJ reports.

  • European bank stocks could see 35% rally Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    European banking stocks could see a 35 percent rise this year backed by attractive valuations, the CEO at TCMG Asset Management said.

  • David Enrich, European banking editor at the Wall Street Journal, says banks are still "bleeding" as they continue to pay fines and undergo investigations over scandals such as Libor.

  • Assessing Abenomics' impact on Japan banks     Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 7:39 PM ET

    Isao Kubota, President of Nishi-Nippon City Bank, says the Japanese economy is growing at the cost of bank profits, but adds that prosperity will feed through to them in the future.