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  • Google issues a bad report early, hurting Nasdaq Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- Google plummeted almost $80 per share, more than 10 percent, and trading in the stock was halted two and a half hours Thursday after a disappointing earnings report was published ahead of schedule and surprised investors. Google was trading at $754 per share at 12:30 p.m. EDT, then fell almost $20 in a minute after investors saw the report, a draft.

  • Stocks slip after Google earnings, jobless claims Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    Google plunged 9 percent after it accidentally released a weak earnings report hours ahead of schedule. "This is a market that's waiting for a clear catalyst," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial. Google's stock dropped $68.19 to $687.30 before trading was suspended.

  • Stocks wobble after Amex earnings, jobless claims Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- The stock market headed slightly lower on Thursday, following a leap in claims for unemployment benefits and weak results from American Express. The increase suggested that layoffs were increasing, however the Labor Department noted that there were technical reasons behind the swing, mainly delayed figures from one large state, California.

  • Markets falter in run-up to EU summit Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

    Though expectations have diminished in recent days that the 27- nation EU will agree on the terms of a banking union, investors are keen to hear updates on the economic fate of Spain, as well as Greece, which appears to be near to securing its next batch of bailout cash.

  • Stocks ease as earnings, jobless claims disappoint Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    Stocks are opening mostly lower, breaking a four-day winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average, following a leap in claims for unemployment benefits and a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports. The Labor Department reported that applications for unemployment benefits jumped last week to the highest level in four months.

  • BB&T to create 1,700 jobs near Greensboro, NC Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 12:42 AM ET

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-- BB&T Corp. says it will create 1,700 new jobs over five years in a large back-office operation near Piedmont Triad International Airport. The bank said Tuesday that it has signed a seven-year sublease to take over a former American Express Co. call center in Greensboro.

  • RESEARCH ALERT-UBS raises BB&T Corp price target Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    *UBS raises BB&T Corp price target to $37 from $35; rating buy. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.

  • Construction work

    Once the dregs of the U.S. economy, beleaguered mortgage banks are becoming more attractive as the home sector claws back from a depression, an analyst said Monday.

  • For a second day, S&P 500 futures rose the minute Europe opened. Spanish bailout request: when, not if. Now that the Spanish budget has been submitted and a review of its banks capitalization needs is completed, everyone is anticipating Spain will make a formal bailout request.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off—Here's What to Expect Saturday, 14 Jul 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    Companies fired "whale" losses, clawbacks and profit warnings at the market this week, building anticipation for next week, when earnings season swings into high gear.

  • Big Bank Earnings Will Have Us Cringing: Bove Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:17 PM ET
    JP Morgan Chase headquarters

    As the market braces for some bank earnings this week, analyst Dick Bove said said investors looking at regional bank earnings will be cheering but when it comes to investment banks, they'll be cringing.

  • Large regional banks are filling a lending void created by the biggest institutions' regulatory burdens and the competitive disadvantage of smaller companies, analyst Dick Bove said.

  • Bank on More Pain for JPMorgan?     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing the drama surrounding JPMorgan's trading loss and how to make money in the banking industry, with Matt O'Connor, Deutsche Bank analyst.

  • Billionaires Buy Bank Stocks, Should You Buy Too? Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    With David Tepper and Leon Cooperman loading up on banks – should you do the same?

  • JPMorgan Has Double-Digit Downside: Analyst Monday, 14 May 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    JP Morgan Chase headquarters

    Sterne Agee analyst Todd Hagerman on Monday said that he saw “10 to 15 percent further downside risk” to broker/dealer stocks, with “perhaps more for JPMorgan as the review [of the company’s trading losses] unfolds.”

  • Barclays’ Tax Deals Face US Scrutiny Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 2:24 AM ET

    Barclays’ controversial tax planning business will come under fresh scrutiny in a U.S. court this week over whether a transaction designed by the bank cost the U.S. government more than $1 billion in lost tax receipts. The FT reports

  • Stocks End Lower on Global Fears; Banks Gain Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks eased off their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday, led by materials and energy, amid worries over weakness overseas.

  • 5 Stocks That Could Be Trampled Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 9:27 AM ET
    A fighting bull runs behind participants during the San Fermin running of the bulls on July 12, 2011 in Pamplona, Spain.

    Here’s a look at 5 recently IPO’ed stocks that could face pressure if private-equity shareholders were to look for a speedy exit.

  • 10 Stocks Leading the Housing Recovery Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Home Construction

    The much-anticipated rebound in the new-home market may be here with this spring’s selling season. And that has investors diving into these highly cyclical stocks after years of decline.

  • Why Have Boeing Shares Stalled? Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 11:53 AM ET

    Despite upping production and averting a strike, Boeing’s shares have hit a standstill.