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CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on mixed earnings results from the big banks. Wells Fargo managed to beat the street and JPM did not have incredibly positive earnings.
David Katz, CIO at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Sterne Agee Managing Director Todd Hagerman discuss JPMorgan and Wells Fargo's fourth-quarter results.
Wells Fargo, the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, reported an 11 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, helped in the second half of the year.
A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging new rules forcing banks to tell IRS officials about accounts held by foreigners.
Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.
Credit Suisse has become the latest global investment bank to introduce new working guidelines for junior bankers, the FT reports.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Ian Simm, Impax group chief executive, discuss how Atlanta Fed president, Dennis Lockhart's comments affected today's market and how China weakness is disturbing commodities.
Mark Martiak, Premier Wealth Management senior wealth strategist, and Kelly Campbell, Campbell Wealth Management CEO, discuss market liquidity and if now is the time for investors to move into illiquid assets.
US venture funds raised $4.85 billion last quarter, up 53 percent from the same period a year ago.
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.
As recruiting season for summer interns ramps up, several banks are relaxing rules for their junior employees. The WSJ reports.
Major employers plan to recruit around 1,200 extra U.K. graduates this year, sending recruitment to a seven-year high, according to a report.
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.
Bank of America has detailed how it intends to improve working conditions for its junior bankers after one of its summer interns died.
FMHR trader Pete Najarian thinks Intel is headed higher on earnings, and Mike Murphy talks about what he doesn't like about financials.
Apollo Global Management has completed fundraising for its latest private equity fund, amassing $17.5 billion from investors.
The U.S. Justice Department plans additional enforcement actions against banks that do not have enough safeguards against money laundering.
Wall Street could pay nearly $50 billion to buy peace from federal authorities, according to interviews and a confidential analysis, the NYT reports.
David Marshall, senior analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at Creditsights, expects China's non-performing loans to rise, but it wouldn't be "that problematic."
William Ma, deputy chief investment officer at Gottex Penjing Asset Management, explains how China's reform measures could impact the bigger known and small lenders differently.
David Ellis, head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar, says the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely give a "positive endorsement" of the financial system in its semi-annual financial stability review.