• 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.

  • Making Consultants Play by the Rules  Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    Ben Lawsky, New York state's superintendent of financial services, talks with CNBC's Kate Kelly about the financial regulatory landscape, saying, "We want banks to do business, but not funny business."

  • Junk Bonds No Longer Look So Good Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:22 PM ET
    A trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).

    June has been a brutal month for bonds but particularly in the high-yield space, where issuance has cooled after a record run.

  • Defensive Plays Against the Markets  Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Lee Partridge, Salient Partners, and Mark Okada, Highland Capital, share their top defensive and offensive picks amid market volatility.

  • For Third Point Manager, It's Not Easy Being Short Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:17 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and CEO of Third Point.

    Amid a 10 percent S&P rally this year, some of hedge fund Third Point's short holdings have held it back, as even the most beaten-down companies have staged remarkable comebacks.

  • Rising Rates: Impact on Housing  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the impact of rising rates on the housing industry. Why banks are not passing on higher yields to savers, with Kayla Tausche. Interest on savings accounts are not tied to Treasury yields.

  • Time to Bet Against Financials?  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Jason Goldberg, Barclays analyst, provides insight on how the jump in the 10-year Note is impacting bank stocks.

  • Bond Fund Outflows Hit Record on Tapering Fears Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:47 AM ET

    Mutual and exchange-traded funds hemorrhaged a record volume of bonds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs Investment Research.

  • Banks Present Crisis Plan to the Fed: Report Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 5:54 AM ET

    U.S. banks have given a proposal to regulators on how to pay for restructuring in the event of a future crisis, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • UBS to Exit Banking Business in India: Source Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Swiss bank UBS will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

  • EU Unable to Break Impasse on Bank Failure Costs Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 5:42 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.

  • Major Financials Lower on Regulation Fear  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    There may be more trouble on the horizon for the big banks if some regulators get their way with rumored new capital requirements. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, offers insight.

  • Inside the Financial Slide  Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Potential new regulations have the banking sector in retreat, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.