• 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.

  • A beat for Bank of America     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Bank of America reported a 70 percent jump in profits. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports mortgage origination jumped 6 percent this quarter, which is better than its peers JPMorgan and Citigroup.

  • Bank of America profit jumps on cost-cutting Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Bank of America, the second-biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a better-than-expected 70 percent jump in second-quarter profit, helped partly by lower operating expenses.

  • Bank of America reports Q2 results     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill, breaks down the big banks quarterly numbers and weighs in on what it indicates about the banking space.

  • Want to invest in Cuba? Be patient for a while Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Havana, Cuba

    Spend five minutes in Cuba, and it is obvious the country needs investment, but a large chunk of money will have to come from overseas—if the Cuban government allows it.

  • Enjoy it while it lasts: Bank earnings face trouble Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    Wall Street's blowout quarter for big-bank earnings comes in the shadow of a daunting specter—An onslaught of potential Washington regulation that could put a major dent in profits.

  • "The upside really was in their investing in lending segment," explains Roger Freeman, Barclays analyst, with the play on the banking giant's second quarter numbers.

  • Goldman's Q2 results beat on top & bottom line     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Goldman Sach's reported second quarter earnings of $3.70 per share versus $2.82 estimates on revenues of $8.61 billion. Marty Mosby, Guggenheim Partners analyst, provides instant reaction to the big bank's quarterly numbers and what it indicates about the banking sector.

  • Why the US doesn't want a level-playing field     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Morris Reid, managing director at BGR Group, explains why the EU-U.S. trade talks will be "extremely good" for the U.S., but how it will try to keep its "edge" when it comes to the financial sector.

  • Inside Citi's earnings     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    Citigroup reported a 26 percent increase in profit, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Why pros are 'banking' the rally will continue Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:58 PM ET

    As the stock market advanced near all-time highs on Monday, professional traders said it's the strength in the financial sector that could send stocks even higher.

  • Crunching Citi's newest numbers     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the Citigroup's earnings report, which says "emerging markets are still a strong suit." Mike Mayo, CLSA bank analyst, joins the traders in a "Halftime" exclusive to share his top bank pick. "If Citigroup can go boring, they can go much higher" says Mayo.

  • UK charges two brokers in Libor investigation Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    The Libor scandal is under the spotlight once again, as two U.K. brokers have been charged with conspiracy to defraud and are set to face court, in what could be the first case of the global rate rigging scandal to go to trial.

  • Cramer: Two stocks that are 'horrendous shorts' Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    Wall Street has been too bearish on several key financial stocks this quarter, CNBC's Jim Cramer said, and short sellers are the latest victims of these "horrendous" trades.

  • Cramer Video: Two 'horrendous shorts' Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    These two stocks have been underloved by the market for too long, and now shorts will have to rethink their position, said Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Financials     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Today, Cramer explains why he is keeping an eye on banks.

  • Who will lead earnings season growth?     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Christine Short, global markets intelligence senior manager at S&P Capital IQ, expects financial and consumer discretionary stocks to be the big winners of this U.S. earnings season.

  • Greece's bank rescue fund picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the next tranche Greece's bailout.

  • 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.