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The Fed's tapering program and new regulations are two issues critical to the financial industry in the coming months, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Paul Miller of FBR Capital Markets and Jason Goldberg of Barclays debate how banks will fare when the Fed begins to taper. They also weigh in on regulations' impact on growth.
Volatility calmed down Tuesday but brace yourself: Pros say bigger gyrations could be the norm for the next few weeks as investors watch what's going on in Washington and Europe.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon fired back at a group of investors who last week proposed stripping him of his current role as chairman, calling the issue a "sideshow" for the bank and its investors.
According to a KBW report, automatic spending cuts could hit the bank stocks. Fred Cannon, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, discusses what impact the sequester could have on financials.
The Wall Street compensation estimates New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued on Tuesday are only the latest evidence in an inexorable move toward fewer jobs in the industry and – here's the surprise – higher average pay.
The FDIC said the banking industry's 2012 earnings were the second-highest on record, a sign that the industry is healing after the financial crisis.
JPMorgan Chase announced plans Tuesday to slash $1 billion in costs. The financial giant will also cut its staff by about 4,000 jobs this year, the company said.
China's money rates jumped on Tuesday after the central bank continued to drain funds from the market, sparking uncertainties about regulators' intentions toward the interbank market.
Wells Fargo's valuation to the consensus forward earnings estimate is only slightly above the rest of the "big four" U.S. banks, despite being the strongest and steadiest earner among the group for many years. TheStreet.com reports.
Knight Capital, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding, plans to sell its credit-brokerage unit to Stifel Financial, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Japan's government is likely to nominate Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing.
People who lost money by investing in funds that funneled their money to Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme are not entitled to recover for their losses in the manner that direct victims of the massive fraud can recover, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.
Banks around Europe will repay less than half the expected amount of the crisis loans they took from the European Central Bank a year ago, suggesting much of the euro zone financial system is still hooked on cheap ECB funds.
Citigroup said on Thursday it has overhauled an executive pay plan that shareholders rejected last year as overly generous, revising it to tie bonus payments more closely to stock performance and profitability.
Investors in the euro should tread with caution, Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS told CNBC on Friday, warning that concerns over political stability in some of the euro zone's biggest countries could send the currency sharply lower again.
The European Commission suspects the existence of cartels involved in manipulating Libor and Euribor, the EU's antitrust chief said in a speech on Friday.
A court in Rome ruled on Thursday the Italian government's plan to lend 3.9 billion euros to troubled lender Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena can go ahead. The Rome administrative court will make its decision public on Friday.
Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.
This banking stock has doubled this year and options traders are betting the momentum will continue.
Duncan Farr, banks specialist at Macquarie Group, says it will be tough for Banco Espirito Santo to raise the required fresh capital it needs.
Royal Bank of Scotland said that an independent Scotland could significantly increase its costs and have a material impact on its business.
Erin Davis, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses Lloyd's Banking Group's results and says that while the bank will probably pay a very small dividend in 2014, it will then "quickly ramp it up".