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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.”
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.
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.
The latest stress test results showed banks are stronger but didn't detail all the risks to investors, Sheila Bair, the former head of the FDIC, told CNBC.
Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, says stress tests are good, but they cannot substitute capital rules. She also explains why money market funds remain at risk and require more oversight, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the breakdown of the FDIC's Q4 earnings results.
Most U.S. community banks "are actually doing quite well" although they still face some challenges in this economy, the acting head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation told CNBC Thursday.
Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair said Thursday she believed Europe was heading into a recession, but she sounded confident about U.S. banks.
Sheila Bair, Pew Charitable Trusts and former FDIC chairman, discusses Europe's debt problems and says she doesn't see any sudden shocks out of Europe but the banks should have mandated higher capital. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on U.S. banks and whether the recent rally indicates banks are stable.
Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, discusses the Volcker Rule; the FDIC's stress test plan; and why, she believes it's time to break up the "too big to fail" banks.
The government is trying to reduce the need for another Wall Street bailout by requiring banks to report how they are positioned to handle worsening economic conditions, such as increasing unemployment and falling home prices.
The notion that we’ve geared our financial system too much toward the goal of stability may strike many people as a bit far fetched. Haven’t we just lurched from one financial crisis based on mortgages to another based on sovereign debt?
Every now and then I like to imagine a day on which everyone will have finally understood the contribution of the Community Reinvestment Act to the mortgage crisis.
Futures markets are still reeling from the collapse of MF Global and Thursday, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Bart Chilton is suggesting that an insurance fund for derivatives might be just what the markets need to restore confidence.
The bank used by the Occupy Wall Street protesters is under orders from federal banking regulators to fix how it books delinquent loans, according to investigative reporter Teri Buhl.
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Jonathan Dienst, WNBC reports on a new FDIC rule that would stop banks from trading their own accounts for profit, instead of their clients, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on Occupy Wall Street protesters marching uptown in New York City.
The SEC is set to vote tomorrow on the Volcker Rule introduction, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.