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A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging new rules forcing banks to tell IRS officials about accounts held by foreigners.
JPMorgan reported a drop in profit after paying penalties to the government for not reporting suspicions of fraud by Bernie Madoff.
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.
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."
Richard Staite, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, discusses the earnings outlook for major U.S. banks amid a litany of litigation proceedings.
Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.
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 former traders at Dutch lender Rabobank were charged on Monday with manipulating the Yen Libor benchmark interest rate.
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.
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.
Simon Maughan, head of research at OTAS Technologies, comments on regulators relaxing Basel debt rules.
As recruiting season for summer interns ramps up, several banks are relaxing rules for their junior employees. The WSJ reports.
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.
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.
Kenny Polcari, Director of O'Neil Securities, explains why markets will likely see a "buy the rumor and sell the news" mentality this earning season.
Global bank regulators agreed to ease the way a new rule, meant to rein in risk, is compiled to try to avoid crimping the world's economy.
William Isaac, FTI Consulting Global explains why it isn't economically smart for the banks to fight the government. Josh Roshner, Graham Fisher and Company, weighs in.
Financials significantly outperformed the S&P last year while technology lagged. CNBC's Seema Mody and Dominic Chu debate which sector is the better bet in 2014.
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