Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
Plus, get Cramer’s latest on US financial reform.
Strong enforcement presence in the CDO markets is a critical priority of government regulators, Robert Khuzami, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s director of enforcement told CNBC Tuesday.
If a certain Arkansas senator gets her way, you might want to consider buying a couple of European financials.
The little-known reason why BP will likely continue to pay dividends.
New chatter suggests Disney may be looking to jettison ABC. Should you trade the speculation?
Plus, more on the banks, financial regulation and the importance of being prudent.
Cramer picks the biggest losers and winners of financial reform.
Hint: Not US banks. Plus, who should GM pay back first?
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvins sent a letter to 10 major banks on Friday concerning their exposure to municipal credit default swaps linked to bonds issued by the state's cities and towns.
U.S. and European banks are both lower, for three reasons. With the exception of gold and gold stocks, commodity stocks are down 2-3 percent as energy and base metals weaken with the Euro falling below $1.25 today. And credit-card companies have their own troubles.
Financials sold-off on Thursday after reports suggested more criminal probes were ahead for Wall Street firms. Should you hold your breath and buy the weakness?
Investors are taking advantage of new highs in gold prices by taking profits in gold options.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Aflac and Home Depot popped while BP and Dean Foods dropped.
Will yet another bailout breathe new life into the global bull? The Fast Money traders have their doubts.
He thinks they’re close. Read on for his two favorites in the group.
Moody's out again with the "may downgrade Portugal" line; Portugal down 1.7 percent, Spain down 2.4 percent, Greece down 4.9 percent. We have the British parliamentary elections on Thursday, as well as German regional elections over the weekend, which will be viewed as a referendum on Merkel's party and support for a Greek bailout. What's it all mean..?
U.S. futures, which were weak overnight on weakness in Europe and China, dropped a few more points near 8am ET on word that an improvised explosive device (IED) was found in a vehicle outside Aldgate East in London—a false alarm, according to reports. Greece and Spain are down about 4 percent, the rest of Europe down 1 to 2 percent. Why don't equity traders believe the Greek bailout will be helpful?
Dow drops at least 114 points midday, financials lead declines. What's ailing financials? What isn't..?
Investors may have feared the worst, but the coming law seems softer than expected.
Pete Boockvar of Miller Tabak thinks investors are not paying enough attention to the woes in Europe. Here’s why.