John Allison argued that consumers would benefit from rolling back regulations and getting rid of government deposit insurance.
Asian markets were mostly up and the Mexican peso strengthened against the dollar on Thursday after the final U.S. Presidential debate.
Stocks closed mostly higher on Wednesday following the release of key economic data from the Federal Reserve.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open, as investors got ready to wade through another influx of earnings reports.
Time to add financials like JPMorgan, PNC, BB&T and Goldman Sachs to your portfolio.
A new study finds that credit card agreements are literally too hard for most Americans to read. NBCNews reports.
The latest leg up in the S&P 500 has been propelled by lagging groups like technology and banks, a healthy sign for the overall market.
BB&T Securities said it will layoff at least 61 people as it exits the equity research business and makes other changes at its securities unit.
BB&T Corp. Chairman and CEO Kelly King, says acquisitions and organic growth helped propel earnings, in discussing his outlook for the U.S. economy and expectations for the Fed.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Thirty U.S. banks pass regulatory exams; objections to European banks' U.S. units could be viewed as "serious" by investors.
Wall Street banks mostly fared well in the annual regulatory exams, which will benefit shareholders next.
Michael Farr, CNBC Contributor and Farr, Miller & Washington President, and David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co. Vice President & Portfolio Manager, discuss the current stock market climate following the Brexit vote and give their picks.
Where to put your money now, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, and David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors.
Piper Jaffray says auto subprime loan deterioration will be bad for banks.
David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors, and Matt Maley, Millertabak, discuss the Fed decision and its impact on the financial sector.
An payment network launched by big banks is processing billions of dollars in cash transfers that once went to financial technology companies.
Michael Farr, Farr Miller & Washington, and Kevin Norris, Univest Wealth Management President, discuss their summer market outlooks and give their picks.
Kelly King, BB&T Chairman & CEO, talks about the company's earnings release and his strategy going forward.
This summer, Wall Street firms will launch products that allow users to conduct peer-to-peer transfers between banks.