President Obama’s proposed bank tax is already sparking strong debate from Washington to Wall Street.
Expect banks to be under the microscope again Friday, as JPMorgan, kicks off bank earnings.
JPMorgan Chase, the first of the large U.S. banks to report quarterly results in 2010, will kick off the earnings season for financials before the bell on Friday, January 15. Here is a look at how the company's shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
My worry is that President Obama’s overly ambitious political agenda will take a toll on business, hurting investment and growth by spending massive new sums of taxpayer money and imposing a daunting thicket of new and higher taxes..
Renewed anger over Wall Street bonuses has led Congress to consider a tax on the U.S. financial firms that have tapped tax payer money under the U.S. Treasury’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to cover losses.
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Specialist business continues to consolidate: LaBranche trades up 30 percent after the close, in a deal that makes Barclay's designated market maker unit the largest DMM at the NYSE.
Investors are keeping a close eye on banks stocks, which closed higher despite some tough talk from lawmakers.
Beige Book: as subdued as you could get without being bearish. There were attempts at optimism, but the overall tone sounded...rather cautious. And the bank testimony? A famous bank analyst slams...banks.
The appetite for risk is running out of steam and 2010 could bring a correction followed by flat stock markets for the majority of the year, said Simon Goodfellow, head of European equity strategy research at ING Wholesale Banking. He shared his market outlook.
As chief executives from the nation’s largest banks tackled tough questions and defended their actions before Congress their stocks traded higher.
As America recovers from the worst financial crisis since the Depression, some of the nation’s chief executives are offering that rarest of statements — an apology.
Wall Street rebounded from its weakest session of 2010 with a mildly positive start on Wednesday. What should investors be watching for in the markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, offered his insights to CNBC.
Stock index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, following Tuesday's mild selloff that saw the S&P 500 post its first losing session of 2010.
Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?
Plus, get the Mad Money host’s take on Goldman Sachs, taxing TARP recipients and more.
Stocks fell on Tuesday, dragged lower by Alcoa’s worse-than-expected results and weakness in tech. Should you buy the dip or are stocks starting to break down?
I have a few thoughts concerning the burgeoning public backlash against big banker bonus announcements expected in the weeks ahead. This backlash of course stems from taxpayer fury over banks which were rescued by taxpayer-financed TARP money.
President Obama plans to impose a fee on banks, reportedly expected to raise about $120 billion in order to recoup the cost of the TARP. But how do you invest in financials when the rules of the game keep changing? Anton Schutz, president of Mendon Capital and Chris Mutascio, managing director and bank analyst at Stifel Nicolaus shared their insights.