• Charles Schwab: We have a very robust economy     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    In an exclusive CNBC interview, Charles Schwab, chairman of the eponymous firm, discusses its accountability guarantee, as well as retail investors and bitcoin.

  • Crackdown on tax evaders: Swiss cooperation begins Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    The national flag of Switzerland flies outside the headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland.

    The first Swiss banks have signaled their readiness to work with U.S. officials in a crackdown on wealthy Americans evading taxes.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the 5 key exemptions of the Volcker Rule, including underwriting and risk mitigated hedging.

  • In an exclusive CNBC interview, Kenneth Jacobs, Lazard, chairman & CEO discusses the financial crisis, the global economy and CEO confidence. Jacobs says, "CEO confidence is a factor of the real economy." CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.

  • Volcker Rule: Simpler and stronger     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Discussing the Volcker Rule and the improvements made to make the legislation stronger, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC.

  • Volcker key compliance issues     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    The FDIC has voted unanimously to approve the Volcker Rule. CNBC's Eamon Javers details the compliance issues.

  • Volcker Rule not as tough as expected     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the Volcker Rule legislation and the new reporting requirements banks will now face.

  • Volcker Rule a win for banks?     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the Volcker Rule briefing and what advantages and disadvantages it holds for banks.

  • The Volcker Rule is misguided: Pro     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors president & CIO, and Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, discuss the Volcker Rule and what legal challenges could arise.

  • Javers: Volcker Rule exemptions     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers details the five key exemptions under the Volcker Rule. Regulators from the FDIC and Federal Reserve are expected to vote to approve the legislation which would ban banks from proprietary trading.

  • BofA litigation costs total $43B over 4 years     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the numbers on how much it will cost the big bank to cover its legal fees, which includes $14 billion of reserves to handle litigation issues.

  • Europe tries to cut deal to close failing banks Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:11 AM ET
    Euro sign outside the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

    Europe is seeking to agree by year-end on how to close failing banks, part of an ambitious plan to create a single banking framework.

  • Bracing for Volcker rule surprises     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO and former SEC chairman, discusses the "toughened" version of the Volcker Rule and what can be expected from the new regulation. Pitt thinks there will be more restrictions across the board.

  • Why Wall Streeters are smiling about next year Sunday, 8 Dec 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    M&A activity looks to pick up. Debt markets should expand. Clients may stop nagging about fees. What's not to like?

  • Treasury market 'shrugging off data': Pro     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Should bond yields have gone higher on jobs data? Bob Iaccino, TopstepTrader thinks the Treasury market thinks the Fed has its "taper schedule" set already. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Sheila Dharmarajan, weigh in.

  • Pricing the market     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Debating the strength of the stock market, with CNBC's Seema Mody and Dominc Chu. Mody contends she has the stats to prove the market is overvalued. Chu says he has the numbers to show that even with today's rally the market still has room to run.

  • Volcker Rule spotlights CEO responsibility Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Kara Stein

    A "tougher" Volcker rule takes aim at executives, should the firms have lapses in oversight, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Many leaving it late to tell the Swiss regulator whether they will participate in a U.S. programme to settle tax evasion suspicions.

  • In a CNBC exclusive interview, Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses his decision to step down as CEO of Canada's largest bank and touches on the slowdown in the banking retail business.

  • More measures needed to secure banks: Treasury's Lew Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Jack Lew

    In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.