Our Erin Burnett spoke with several bank CEOs as they emerged from a meeting with the President. While no hard news was made, the level of contentiousness seems to be much lower.
The S&P Financials Sector is now up ~60% since March 6. Given this huge run, it looks like the shorts are back. Here is a look at how the short interest in these beaten companies has changed over time.
A specific policy change from Washington would put this sector back on its feet. Here are the stocks that might benefit most.
After more than 25 years, this stock is still a Cramer favorite.
Stocks rallied for a second straight day on Thursday on increasing optimism that the economy's worst days are over.
How in the world do Wall Street and Washington restore trust with the American public? It's a question both sides have wrestled with for months. But we're tackling it tonight on our CNBC special, "Restoring Trust: How to Fix America's Economy."
"This book will be my account of our challenges as first responders in dealing with a once- or twice-in-100 years global credit crisis, armed with imperfect information and limited powers," says Henry Paulson about the book he is planning to write for the Fall.
The so-called stress test for banks should not only prove which financial firms are stable — but should go a long way toward shoring up investor trust in financial stocks. So said Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance at Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.
For the last several months, Americans have looked to Washington to lead them. But where’s the leadership on Wall Street?
Isn't it just a little suspicious, after all, that the sector that showed the greatest appetite for MBAs was the most grotesquely mismanaged? In fact, the economic crisis has exposed long-standing flaws not just in the modern approach to business education but in the very idea of business education.
Wednesday was a nutty day. The scheduled economic news was better than expected following the recent trend of news reports.
President Obama has spent much of his first 65 days in the White House all but inciting a riot on Main Street by torching its abundant anger at Wall Street.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his outlook for Wednesday's market.
Up and down Wall Street, bankers and traders sharpened their pencils on Tuesday as they began the complex financial calculus of the latest bank rescue plan. Their goal: to find ways to profit from it, the New York Times reports.
Hedge funds and mutual funds have reconsidered their bearish sentiments now that the market is turning. Retail investors, take note.
Shares of Fortress Group and Blackstone surged higher on Tuesday. Why are investors so jazzed about these private equity stocks?
The Dow slid lower on Tuesday as investors paused to reassess the likely success of the government's latest plans to clean up bank balance sheets and revive the financial system,
Stocks ended a choppy session sharply lower Tuesday as investors regrouped after the prior session's blockbuster rally.
Amidst investor uncertainty about Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s latest plans to rid banks of toxic assets, Dirk Becker of Kepler Capital Markets remains optimistic. He told CNBC that the plan may even make investment bank stocks a worthy investment.
Goldman Sachs is planning to give back its TARP money soon. Very soon, actually — ideally within the next month, according to people involved in the process.