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Brad Hintz, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on how changing regulations and the looming "fiscal cliff" will impact financials next year.
Wall Street dealers expect hedge funds, insurance companies and other borrowers to pull some cash from commercial banks when a deposit insurance program expires at the end of the year, the Fed said.
The banking industry faces an uncertain regulatory environment in 2013 as Dodd-Frank rules continue to be written but big bank stocks could continue to perform well even after a strong 2012, BankUnited CEO John Kanas told CNBC on Thursday.
Chris Whalen, Carrington Investment Services, and John Kanas, BankUnited president & CEO, discuss the outlook on banks next year. "I would look for yield among smaller institutions," Whalen added.
"Most politician in Washington have figured out that it is going to be easier to reduce taxes than to raise taxes," said John Kanas, BankUnited president & CEO, weighing in on the future of "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
Already struggling at home with weak revenues and tough new capital and leverage requirements, investment banks are now also facing a slump in their once most promising business - emerging markets.
Major banks' stocks have been on a tear lately, but one analyst is wary of big challenges in the new year.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on whether investors should expect more regulations and restructuring in the banking sector.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports low interest rates and regulations are putting pressure on bank stocks. Also, Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, provides an outlook on the financial sector in 2013.
China faces rising risks in its banking sector and pressure on government revenue in 2013 while economic recovery could be hampered by weak external demand and domestic constraints, says Vice Finance Minister Li Yong.
Regions Financial is being investigated by the U.S. government for improperly accounting for nonperforming loans during the financial crisis.
There's a lot of pessimism on the Street. But if you're a glass half full person, Cramer's got a trade.
CNBC's Scott Wapner takes a look at one financial stock that has soared in 2012.
Former SAC Capital hedge fund manager Mathew Martoma was charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit securities fraud on Friday.
Private clients who have stood by UBS through repeated scandals will have their faith tested by the Swiss bank's admission of rate rigging, investors say.
After paying back the U.S. government, American International Group now wants to demonstrate financial strength and start expanding both its life and property and casualty businesses, CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.
The rush to buy guns comes in the wake of last Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT. Twenty year old Adam Lanza shot twenty children between the ages of six and seven, and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Government-led privatization and reform programs will open up both state and privately owned Russian companies and will turn Russia into a"high-yielding market," according to one economist.
The Bank of Japan is expected to deliver its third dose of monetary stimulus in four months on Thursday in a prelude to more aggressive action next year, as it faces intensifying pressure from the country's next leader for stronger efforts to beat deflation.
The official U.K. Libor manipulation report points the finger at five banks for helping UBS rig the rate. So which banks were they?
The Fed meeting on Wednesday is critical for the markets. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation.
Britain's fraud prosecutor charged former UBS trader Tom Hayes with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud.
Over the past few years, Citigroup has been grappling with an unusual problem—how to incur more U.S. taxes.