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  • Spain economy contracts again, could reverse trend Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Despite contracting for the eight consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2013, Spain's economy was signaling that it could return to growth soon, analysts said.

  • Regulator says JPMorgan manipulated market Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 6:47 PM ET

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said it has found cases where an affiliate of JPMorgan manipulated the electricity market. The two sides are reportedly in settlement talks.

  • JPMorgan quits physical commodities business Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    JPMorgan is exiting physical commodities trading, the bank said in a surprise statement on Friday, as Wall Street's role in the trading of raw materials comes under unprecedented political and regulatory pressure.

  • The high-tech race for economic data pays Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.

  • Chart: 7 sectors less than 2% from 52-week highs Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    With the S&P 500 reaching new records and flirting with 1,700, data show it to be a broad-based move, with all 10 S&P sectors close to 52-week highs.

  • Nasdaq profit slips on deal costs; revenues rise Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    Nasdaq OMX Group reported a lower second-quarter profit, mainly due to acquisition costs related to the closing of two deals by the transatlantic exchange operator.

  • Dodd-Frank turns 3, but to-do list is still long Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 10:47 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    Three years after Dodd-Frank was passed, the alphabet soup of banking regulators collaborating to write some 400 new industry rules are just 39 percent done.

  • Senate to peek inside secretive bank commodity biz Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:38 PM ET
    The Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

    Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have become major merchants of metals and energy. Now a Senate panel is going to investigate whether this is dangerous for the American economy.

  • Julius Baer adjusted net profit rose more than 25 percent in the first half, beating analyst estimates as increased client activity lifted operating income and gross margins.

  • Could banks get banned from trading commodities? Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 8:25 PM ET

    The Fed is "reviewing" a landmark 2003 decision that first allowed regulated banks to trade in physical commodity markets, a move that may send new shockwaves through Wall Street.

  • GE profit, revenue drop on finance unit weakness Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    A General Electric GEnx aircraft engine.

    General Electric posted a decline in profit and revenue on weakness in its finance unit, but its order book rose, sending shares up 2.4 percent in early trading.

  • Big banks, flooded in profits, fear new safeguards Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    As Wall Street’s sway in Washington appears to be eroding, big banks’ strong earnings could undercut their argument against new capital requirements.

  • Citi says shun this best-performing bank stock Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    The Canary Wharf business district in London.

    Analysts at Citi on Friday released a note to warn of their "neutral" rating on top-performing banking stock, offering alternative investing advice and telling investors to stay away from the "love-in".

  • Morgan Stanley's big beat     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Morgan Stanley's Q2 may be marking a new era for the bank. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the bank earned EPS of $0.45 ex-items on revenue of $8.3 billion.

  • Financials join the party     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest action in the market with CNBC's Bob Pisani and Warren Meyers of DME Securities.

  • Tight lending may be getting too loose: BB&T CEO Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    Tight loan underwriting is about halfway back to the "too liberal" standards before the Great Recession, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King warns on CNBC.

  • Morgan Stanley posts big profit, sets stock buyback Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    Equity sales, underwriting and wealth management helped power Morgan Stanley to a 42 percent jump in second-quarter profit, the firm announced on Thursday.

  • JPMorgan tries a fresh tactic: A push to settle Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:31 AM ET

    JPMorgan Chase wants to settle accusations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it gleaned profits from power plants via “manipulative schemes.”

  • UnitedHealth tops estimates, narrows outlook Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    UnitedHealth reported quarterly earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • American Express earnings beat; revenue falls short Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 6:01 PM ET

    American Express beat Wall Street earnings expectations for the second quarter, as the company's members spent more.

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