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  • Fitch rings warning bell on Canadian banks Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:24 PM ET
    A 'Danger' sign is displayed at a condominium construction site in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    The housing boom in Canada has allowed banks to reduce capital held against mortgage losses. If home prices decline, some of the biggest banks may feel the pinch.

  • These two banks will rally 100%: Dick Bove Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Dick Bove, the bank analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, said investors should be buying financial stocks "very aggressively."

  • Is there plenty of upside momentum left? Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors & Burnham Asset Management, and Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill, weigh in.

  • Financials near to regaining S&P 500's top spot Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    The financial sector stands within a whisker of recapturing the mantle as the $17 trillion U.S. stock market's heaviest hitter.

  • Banks cut 5,500 branches across Europe in 2012 Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 5:34 AM ET

    Banks cut 5,500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5 percent of the total, leaving the region with 20,000 fewer outlets than it had when the financial industry was plunged into crisis in 2008.

  • SAC to keep managing money during indictment Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Prosecutors and the investment firm SAC Capital agreed to a protective order that requires it to keep its money in its fund while operating under a criminal indictment.

  • Wells Fargo can be sued over mortgage modifications Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    Wells Fargo must face lawsuits by homeowners who claim it refused to offer them mortgage modifications for which they had qualified, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.

  • Trader to face no charges in 'Whale' probe: Report Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    The trader at the center of JPMorgan's $6.2 billion trading loss will not face U.S. charges related to the incident, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

  • Cashin: Market rally could happen if ... Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    Bulls must maintain a key level of the S&P 500 if they hope for another surge, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • JPMorgan facing criminal, civil mortgage probes Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said it is being investigated by civil and criminal divisions of the Justice Department over offerings of mortgage-backed securities.

  • Echoes of Abacus in the case against Bank of America Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 3:21 PM ET
    Fabrice Tourre

    The government's success in the trial of Fabrice Tourre may mean that Bank of America will have a tough time defending itself against new charges of fraud.

  • Natixis beats net profit, revenue estimates Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:39 AM ET

    French bank Natixis posted second-quarter profit and revenue that beat estimates on Tuesday, after rival Credit Agricole reported results that also topped forecasts.

  • CME paused Treasury futures just before jobs data Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    The CME Group paused trading in some Treasury contracts shortly before the jobs report on Friday after big orders hit the market.

  • 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.

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