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  • Like more than 90 percent of the population, I won't be changing my bank however rude they are to me on a Saturday morning. The work it would entail for the pay-off is too small. Bob Diamond, Stuart Gulliver and Peter Sands, on the other hand, may find they can get more out of changing countries.

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    HSBC is cutting growth targets and raising inflation forecasts following dramatic rises in commodity prices that threaten the global recovery.

  • Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse boss Brady Dougan took $14 million in pay in 2010, despite the bank's shares losing a quarter of their value, while rival UBS CEO Oswald Gruebel waived his bonus after a much smaller share price fall.

  • HSBC’s new leadership team (from left): Group Finance Director, Iain MacKay; Group Chairman, Douglas Flint; and Group Chief Executive, Stuart Gulliver

    HSBC is sounding out its shareholders on a proposed shake-up of its executive pay plans, which could see its top bankers unable to sell their stock until retirement, the Financial Times reports.

  • BCBS chairman Nout Wellink talks with BCBS secretary general Stefan Walter

    European regulators should stop banker-bashing and allow banks to do their job or risk losing ground to competition from the US, Middle East and Asia in the financial sector, Howard Wheeldon, senior strategist at BGC Partners, told CNBC.com.

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    Royal Bank of Scotland has awarded chief executive Stephen Hester £4.45 million of shares in a new long-term incentive package, bringing his total pay for 2010 at the state-backed bank to a maximum of £7.75 million.

  • Stocks closed February on a strong note, leading to three consecutive months of gains, as all the major indices gained in the final minutes of trading. J&J and Verizon rose, while Intel fell.

  • Stocks traded mixed Monday, as blue chips advanced and small stocks slumped, yet the market was still on track to start the year with two straight months of gains.  Johnson & Johnson and HP gained, while Intel fell.

  • Stocks pared gains but remained solidly higher after a mixed batch of economic news, and as oil prices eased from recent highs. 3M and Pfizer rose, while Intel fell.

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    Here in the United States, credit scores are a fact of life—and it’s one that not everyone is happy about. This raises the question: can you escape credit scores if you move to another country?

  • Asian markets fell on Wednesday after China's central bank raised interest rates for the second time in just over six weeks to rein in stubbornly high inflation.  Chinese  property and resource counters remained under pressure.

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    Will the wallet soon be a thing of the past? At the rate mobile banking apps are being adopted, who knows.

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  • "All the trading on Egypt happened last week," says Ben Willis of Sunrise Securities.

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    HSBC’s new chief executive has dropped plans to relocate to Hong Kong, choosing to remain in London. The FT reports.

  • Detroit Auto Show 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks closed up modestly, easing off the highs of the day, as upbeat earnings reports and rising commodity prices gave a lift to the market.  BofA and Intel rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Detroit Auto Show 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks gained, although they traded down from the highs of the day, following a handful of positive earnings reports and rising commodity prices.  BofA and Intel rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Retail stocks are in focus after much of the East coast was blanketed by a blizzard Sunday.

  • Stocks struggled to gain Thursday, as a handful of positive economic news barely budged the market after FedEx posted disappointing results—but raised its outlook. John Morris, managing partner at Crestwood Advisors and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates shared their insights.

  • Legendary tech fund manager Dan Niles of Alpha One Capital Partners reveals three names on his radar for 2011. Are they on yours?