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  • Cramer: These 2 banks should be bought Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 6:26 PM ET

    Cramer has been skeptical of the financials lately. However, he's not skeptical of all financials.

  • Options Actions: More Money in the Banks?     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    The financial sector touched nearly a 5-time high today after better than expected earnings from Wells Fargo and JPMorgan. Discussing options actions is Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  • Dimon: Split wouldn't have made me leave Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Jamie Dimon tells CNBC he wouldn't have left JP Morgan Chase "high and dry" if the board had voted to split his chairman and CEO roles, despite reports that he had planned to leave.

  • Fed Regulation Headache Causes H&R Banking Exit Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Tax services provider H&R Block said it will sell its banking assets to a unit of Republic Bancorp as it looks to avoid a sharp rise in costs because of stricter banking rules.

  • Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), defends the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, her bill designed to rein in too-big-to-fail banks.

  • Want your Twinkies rush earlier? Go to Wal-Mart Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores will sell Twinkies in all of its domestic U.S. stores starting at midnight on July 14th—a day earlier than when Hostess snacks rolls out all its products.

  • Wells Fargo Reports 20% Profit Rise in Q2     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    "I think Wells Fargo reported a great quarter," said David Hilder, Drexel Hamilton analyst, providing perspective on the big bank's earnings beat, as shares slipped before the opening, following the news.

  • The Sound of Breaking Glass-Steagall Act     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    "For the life of me, I do not understand... why anyone would want to recreate the very companies that caused the past financial crisis," declared Dick Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO at Wells Fargo, sharing his views on breaking up big banks and the future of financial institutions.

  • CFTC Votes on Critical Piece of Dodd-Frank     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Bart Chilton of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission explains why he is pushing for new regulation of banks doing business overseas.

  • No 'Whale' here: JPMorgan profit, revenue surge Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    JPMorgan reported a 31 percent rise in quarterly profit as trading revenue rebounded and the biggest U.S. bank by assets avoided another "London Whale" derivatives loss.

  • Christopher Whalen, Carrington Investment Services, provides perspective on pending bipartisan legislation that would separate traditional banking activity from riskier financial services. Also a look at how the financial sector will fare in the third quarter.

  • US Financials to Thrive: Strategist     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    King Lip, CIO of Baker Avenue Asset Management is bullish on U.S. financials especially JP Morgan. David Kuo of the Motley Fool Singapore joins in the discussion.

  • China could 'shock' markets with big GDP miss Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    Weak trade data has led Lombard Street Research to warn that China could shock markets with a quarter-on-quarter contraction in GDP.

  • Firms target the rich with $50,000 financial plans Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 5:32 PM ET

    When a UBS client sold a business for more than $100 million in proceeds, the client's broker offered to help guide him with a financial road map—for a fee of $50,000.

  • JPMorgan Finds Debt-Collection Suit Errors: Report Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    JPMorgan Chase made mistakes while suing credit card customers over non-payments, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing an internal review.

  • Nothing's Been Done on US 'Fiscal Mess': Expert     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Jay Sidhu, Customers Bancorp chairman & CEO, explains why he thinks the U.S. economy is not likely to improve anytime soon, despite the Fed's bond-buying program and interest rate strategy.

  • US Deems These Two Companies Too Big to Fail Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:28 AM ET

    The U.S. financial risk council said it has designated AIG and GE Capital as systemically risky, bringing them under stricter regulatory oversight.

  • Wealth Management Revival as UBS Tops Poll Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 3:44 AM ET

    The private banking sector is showing improving signs of life as new money flowing into the sector sees a significant rebound, with UBS once again taking the top spot in a global poll of wealth managers.

  • Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross Is Investing Here Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 1:39 AM ET
    Wilbur Ross, the billionaire chairman of private-equity firm WL Ross & Co.

    Wilbur Ross, the U.S. billionaire who has made 65 percent profit on his 2011 investment in a struggling Bank of Ireland (BOI), said he is likely to bid for financial assets in Spain.

  • Another Fund Sues Over Fannie, Freddie Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 5:31 PM ET

    Another major investor will be suing the government to protect its rights as a preferred shareholder in government-sponsored entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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