• Why the outlook for big banks is pretty dismal  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    As big U.S. banks approach earnings this week, they're taking a page from a familiar playbook: Under-promise and over-deliver. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.

  • S&P, Justice Dept. near settlement in ratings case Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:40 AM ET
    U.S. Associate Attorney General Stuart Delery speaking last month.

    S&P is close to reaching a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department in its inflated ratings case, The New York Times reports.

  • How to make money on US banks ahead of earnings  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:15 AM ET

    Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Investment Management, discusses the best part of the banks' capital structure to make money on.

  • Traders turn on financials  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    The FMHR traders are changing their tune on financials, and share their short and long-term forecast for these names.

  • Nasdaq eyes running 'dark pools' for banks: Report Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    Nasdaq has approached several big banks with a proposal to take over the operation of their so-called "dark pools."

  • Why big banks may be vulnerable to oil price drop Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 5:43 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York

    Why banks that have exuberantly extended credit to oil companies may feel the pinch of tanking oil.

  • ECB has discussed $593B QE program: Source Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 6:03 AM ET
    A euro logo next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank.

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has discussed a 500-billion-euro ($593 billion) quantitative easing program, a source at the central bank told CNBC.

  • China to maintain 'prudent' monetary policy Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    China's central bank will continue to maintain "prudent" monetary policy in 2015, keeping credit growth stable.

  • Peter Thiel's fund buys into marijuana business Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:19 AM ET

    Peter Thiel's Founders Fund is investing in Privateer Holdings, a marijuana company that owns several pot-related brands.

  • Most of Bill Gross's Janus money came from... Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 6:49 AM ET
    Bill Gross during CNBC interview

    More than 60 percent of the money raised by Bill Gross for Janus Capital came from a Morgan Stanley wealth management office.

  • Wall St. eyes Washington  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    With Republicans set to control both the House and Senate, CNBC's Kayla Tausche takes a close look at what this means for Wall Street.

  • Here’s why European QE may not work Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:41 AM ET

    Analysts are mulling the likelihood of the ECB announcing a start to sovereign bond purchases this month — and debating whether they would even work.

  • Money transfer company shares sink on massive fraud Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:19 AM ET

    Money transfer company Xoom said $30.8 million was fraudulently transferred to overseas accounts, sending its shares down as much as 17 percent.

  • Down day on Wall Street  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:46 PM ET

    Discussing the best strategy to playing financial stocks and Europe's market, with the FMHR traders.

  • Most crucial bank deadline  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports which Wall Street banks are in the spotlight ahead of the Federal Reserve's stress tests.

  • Look to regional banks: Schutz  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Financials were among the best performing sectors in the S&P 500 for 2014. Anton Schutz of Mendon Capital Advisors, shares where he's putting his money.

  • Bank on bigger dividends in this sector next year Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Yield-hungry investors take note: The financial services sector led by big banks is expected to become the dividend growth leader next year.

  • Big bank challenges in 2015  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a close look at what challenges lie ahead for the big banks in the new year in terms of new regulations and requirements.

  • Shadow banking set for breakout year in 2015  Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down what the term 'shadow banking' means and how the $75 trillion industry is poised for a big year.

  • 'Shadow banking' set for breakout year in 2015 Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    As traditional banks face tighter restrictions and the demand for credit grows, a clear winner is beginning to emerge.