• Volcker Rule: Simpler and stronger  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Discussing the Volcker Rule and the improvements made to make the legislation stronger, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC.

  • Volcker key compliance issues  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    The FDIC has voted unanimously to approve the Volcker Rule. CNBC's Eamon Javers details the compliance issues.

  • Volcker Rule not as tough as expected  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the Volcker Rule legislation and the new reporting requirements banks will now face.

  • Volcker Rule a win for banks?  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the Volcker Rule briefing and what advantages and disadvantages it holds for banks.

  • The Volcker Rule is misguided: Pro  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors president & CIO, and Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, discuss the Volcker Rule and what legal challenges could arise.

  • Javers: Volcker Rule exemptions  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers details the five key exemptions under the Volcker Rule. Regulators from the FDIC and Federal Reserve are expected to vote to approve the legislation which would ban banks from proprietary trading.

  • BofA litigation costs total $43B over 4 years  Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the numbers on how much it will cost the big bank to cover its legal fees, which includes $14 billion of reserves to handle litigation issues.

  • Europe tries to cut deal to close failing banks Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:11 AM ET
    Euro sign outside the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

    Europe is seeking to agree by year-end on how to close failing banks, part of an ambitious plan to create a single banking framework.

  • Bracing for Volcker rule surprises  Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO and former SEC chairman, discusses the "toughened" version of the Volcker Rule and what can be expected from the new regulation. Pitt thinks there will be more restrictions across the board.

  • Why Wall Streeters are smiling about next year Sunday, 8 Dec 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    M&A activity looks to pick up. Debt markets should expand. Clients may stop nagging about fees. What's not to like?

  • Treasury market 'shrugging off data': Pro  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Should bond yields have gone higher on jobs data? Bob Iaccino, TopstepTrader thinks the Treasury market thinks the Fed has its "taper schedule" set already. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Sheila Dharmarajan, weigh in.

  • Pricing the market  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Debating the strength of the stock market, with CNBC's Seema Mody and Dominc Chu. Mody contends she has the stats to prove the market is overvalued. Chu says he has the numbers to show that even with today's rally the market still has room to run.

  • Volcker Rule spotlights CEO responsibility Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Kara Stein

    A "tougher" Volcker rule takes aim at executives, should the firms have lapses in oversight, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Many leaving it late to tell the Swiss regulator whether they will participate in a U.S. programme to settle tax evasion suspicions.

  • In a CNBC exclusive interview, Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses his decision to step down as CEO of Canada's largest bank and touches on the slowdown in the banking retail business.

  • More measures needed to secure banks: Treasury's Lew Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Jack Lew

    In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.

  • Winthrop H. Smith Jr., Summit Ventures chairman and CEO and author of "Catching Lightning in a Bottle," weighs in on what led Merrill Lynch to nearly collapsing during the financial crisis which forced Bank of America's acquisition.

  • Markets punctuated by uncertain policy: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Rick Lake, Aston Lake Partners discuss the reasons for today's market fluctuation. Lake says he wants to both buy and take profits.

  • Lazard's Gary Parr: Volcker Rule is too complex  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, gives his perspective on the complexity of the "Volcker Rule" and talks about the future of Wall Street.

  • Low-wage tellers need taxpayer millions to get by Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 2:37 PM ET

    Paid in the form of various assistance programs, the funds are in effect a subsidy to the banking industry, The Washington Post reported.


  • The first round of U.S. banks stress tests show that all 31 banks have passed. John Blank, chief equity strategist at Zacks Investment Research, weighs in with his reaction.

  • All 31 banks have passed the first round of the Federal Reserve's stress tests. Cole Smead, managing director & portfolio manager at Smead Capital Management, discusses whether its time to get bullish on banks.

  • A pedestrian passes a branch of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (RBS) in London, U.K., on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

    George Osborne says he made a mistake in not radically restructuring state-controlled Royal Bank of Scotland in 2010, the FT reports.