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  • FDIC Tightens Screws on Banks     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital analyst, explains why the new banking regulation is a "turf war" between the Fed, which believes in the Basel III approach to capital, and the FDIC.

  • RBC CEO: Leverage Ratio Not a Bad Thing     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    Discussing the coming stricter leverage rules, and the state of the housing industry, with Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO. "It's not a bad thing," Nixon says.

  • The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.

  • Morningstar Says Client Data May Have Been Leaked Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.

  • RBS Orders Investigation Into Untapped $30 Billion Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has launched a major inquiry into the way it lends money to small- and medium-sized businesses.

  • Deutsche Bank Refuses to Scale Back Global Ambition Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 1:39 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    The universal banking model is under attack by regulators. Some new rules could potentially force Deutsche Bank to separate its investment banking activities from the business of taking consumer deposits and writing loans, the NYT reports.

  • Wild West of Finance Right Now: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    A large number of corporations are starting to pay workers with pre-paid debut cards, which sometimes involve a fee. David Min, University of California Irvine, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss. "This is a vulnerable population, it's lightly regulated, and banks see an opportunity to make money off of these people," says Min.

  • JPMorgan Shares Have 20% Upside: Analyst Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    With second-quarter bank earnings announcements looming, JPMorgan may be one to watch given the potential for stronger capital markets business, say analysts.

  • Fed to Raise Capital Requirements     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 9:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on new global banking regulations. The Fed is scheduled to raise the amount of capital big banks must hold.

  • Greece and its international lenders resume talks on Monday to unlock 8.1 billion euros ($10.5 billion) of rescue loans after a two-week break during which the government almost collapsed.

  • Hot Second Half Sector Plays: Pro     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Kevin Holt, Invesco Comstock Fund, tells investors why big bank stocks could move higher in the next six months and why he is building positions in energy.

  • German Banks an Accident Waiting to Happen: Expert Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 5:48 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    Germany's banking system is one of the worst in the world, according to Paul Gambles, managing partner at advisory firm MBMG International, who told CNBC that Deutsche Bank is over-leveraged and is an accident waiting to happen.

  • Merkel Slams Irish Bankers for 'Damaging Democracy' Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 1:21 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Chancellor Angela Merkel forcefully condemned on Friday the conduct of Irish bankers who were caught on tape joking about a bailout deal and mocking Germany.

  • Obama Has Short List of Bernanke Successors Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 8:44 PM ET
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.

    The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.

  • Europe's New Banking Union: Why You Should Care Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    After a marathon meeting, EU finance ministers finally agreed to rules about what to do when a bank collapses.

  • Yet Another Bank Fee Could Be a Pain in the App Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:32 PM ET

    Fees for mobile banking are set to become the norm. Banks are experimenting with ways to build charges into the apps' features, from deposits to bill paying.

  • Higher Rates to Put the Stress in Bank Tests Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve may not be raising interest rates in the near term, but it wants to know how well prepared banks will be for higher rates if put to a round of stress tests.

  • Fubon Financial's Bet on the Mainland     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    As Taiwan and China develops closer economic ties, the banking sector is one if the major beneficiaries. CNBC's Emily Chan sat down with Victor Kung, president of Fubon Financial to discuss his strategy for China.

  • Senators Push Bill to Scrap Two Mortgage Firms Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities.

  • Cramer: 3 Banks That Should Rally Into Year-End Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 6:46 PM ET

    As the market comes to grips with higher rates, Cramer said it’s time to think about which stocks may actually benefit from the spike.

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