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  • AIG resumes dividend, launches buyback Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 5:13 PM ET

    AIG stock is surging in after-hours trading after the company announced it would resume paying a dividend and would start buying back stock.

  • Banks say the Wall Street ratings game is back Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    Standard and Poor’s has been giving higher ratings than its big rivals to certain mortgage-backed securities, an analysis shows.

  • Does Barclays offer a warning for banks?     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, discusses the dichotomy between European regulators' push for "safer" banks, while also wanting them to lend more.

  • Barclays cash call may be bad omen for UK banks Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    The Canary Wharf business district in London.

    Barclays' cash call, aimed at boosting its capital strength and meeting another hefty mis-selling charge, could bode ill for other U.K. banks such as Lloyds, analysts said.

  • JPMorgan settles with FERC     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $410 million in fines to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • UBS reports 32% jump in Q2 profits     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, breaks down his company's second quarter results and shares the big bank's plans to buy back a fund set up to shed toxic assets.

  • 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.

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