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  • FDIC Reports All-Time High Net Income of $40.3B     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    The FDIC is out with first quarter bank earnings, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. The level hits an all-time high, even as loan-loss provisions were down 23.8 percent from a year ago.

  • Powerful 'Wall St. Shadow Regulators' Under Scrutiny Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Eugene A. Ludwig, center, founded Promontory Financial after serving as President Bill Clinton’s comptroller of the currency.

    The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.

  • Five Regional Banks to Watch Ahead of Earnings Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    Some smaller regional lenders are seeing increasing commercial loan demand. Here are previews for the five largest U.S. regional banks by TheStreet.com.

  • No Longer Feds' Favorite, JPMorgan's in the Dog House Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    JPMorgan Chase may be losing its pull in Washington while at least eight federal agencies investigate the nation's strongest bank, The New York Times reports.

  • Rick Santelli criticizes Robert Rubin's statement on CNBC that no one could have seen "the possibility of a serious crisis" coming before the credit markets collapsed. (3:26)

  • Bair: Pandit Departure Good For Shareholders     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, discusses the sudden departure of Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit, and weighs in on the new CEO, Michael Corbat.

  • Your Bank Accounts: Are They Really Insured? Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 3:53 PM ET
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    Banks once offered simple checking and savings accounts. Now they offer brokerage accounts and other financial products. How do you know what's FDIC-insured?

  • Sheila Bair

    A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.

  • Bair: Geithner Did What He Thought Was Right     Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    Former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair discusses her new book called, "Bull By the Horns," and shares her perspective on the financial crisis. "I think [Timothy Geithner] did what he thought was right, it's just that we had a profoundly different philosophical disagreement," she says.

  • Discover, US Reach $214 Million Settlement Over Fees Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Discover Financial Services

    Discover Bank is paying $214 million to settle charges that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring.

  • Dodd-Frank Won't Prevent Another Financial Crisis: Pros Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    Bank Metallic Sign

    A range of regulatory failures caused the financial crisis in 2008, and the Dodd-Frank Act will not prevent a future financial crisis, two bank executives told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Wednesday.

  • Bank Income Rises as Problem Firms Decline: FDIC Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp released on Tuesday a fairly rosy quarterly banking profile for the second quarter of 2012, saying net income and lending were on the rise as the number of problem banks fell.

  • Living Wills Not Solution for Banks on the Brink Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 5:05 PM ET

    As banks hurdle toward a July 2 deadline requiring them to submit liquidation roadmaps (living wills) to regulators, analysts are raising serious questions about the utility of such preparation in a real crisis scenario.

  • 'Living Wills' for Banks     Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on what banks plan to do in the event of another financial crisis.

  • Euro Zone Battle Hinges On Greece’s Banks: Steil Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 9:33 PM ET

    Amid worries that Greece might ditch the euro after its upcoming election, the telltale sign of such a move will likely come much sooner, Benn Steil of the Council on Foreign Relations said Wednesday.

  • Dick Bove: No Reason to Break Up Big Banks Monday, 14 May 2012 | 8:28 PM ET
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    JPMorgan’s much ballyhooed $2 billion loss is no reason to ramp up regulations, noted bank analyst Dick Bove said Monday.

  • Following news this week that JPMorgan Chase lost $2 billion on a bad hedging strategy, former FDIC Chairman Bill Isaac on Friday urged U.S policies to prevent banks that are “too big to fail.”

  • JPMorgan's Bad Bet: Political Fallout     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    A preview of JPMorgan's CEO, Jamie Dimon's interview on "Meet the Press". Also, CNBC's John Harwood reports JPM's $2 billion banking blunder is drawing increased Congressional scrutiny, and debating whether it's time to break-up the big banks, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA); Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ); and Bill Isaac former FDIC chairman.

  • Time to Break Up Big Banks?     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    Regulators should encourage big banks to restructure themselves, says Sheila Bair, Pew Charitable Trusts and former FDIC chair, explaining why she sees the U.S. banking system as "vulnerable."

  • Without relief from Dodd-Frank, former FDIC chairman Bill Isaac said he wouldn't be surprised if half of the community banks in the U.S. went out of business.