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  • He will be based in London. Willett joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where most recently he was chairman of corporate finance for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. A top Morgan Stanley broker, Jonathan Madrigano, who last year managed about $2 billion in client assets left the company's brokerage division on Friday to join J.P. Morgan Securities.

  • MOVES-StanChart, BlackRock, Lazard, Barclays Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    The bank named Tom Willett as head of mergers and acquisitions, Europe. He will be based in London. Willett joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where most recently he was chairman of corporate finance for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • *Lazard starts JDS Uniphase, Finisar, Ciena Corp with neutral For a summary of rating and price target changes on U.S. companies:. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.

  • Breakup Talk Is Good for News Corp. Stock Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:36 PM ET
    News Corp

    Investor’s hopes and share prices rose Tuesday as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. announced that it is considering dividing the massive media conglomerate into two separate, publicly traded companies.

  • Trian’s Peltz: Confident in Lazard Stock Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
    Nelson Peltz

    Trian Fund Management’s founder and CEO Nelson Peltz cites Lazard as his top pick of global management and advisory service companies.

  • Peltz Takes a Stake in Lazard     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Nelson Peltz, Trian Partners chairman & CEO, discusses his fund's 5.1% stake in the investment bank.

  • As M&A Returns, These Banks Win: Top Analyst Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 7:14 PM ET

    Top Bernstein bank analyst Brad Hintz tells us M&A us about to pick up and a handful of banks are best positioned for the deal activity.

  • A Paradox of Smaller Wall Street Paychecks Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 5:08 AM ET

    Is Wall Street cutting bonuses enough? That is a question worth considering amid chatter that investment banking bonuses are expected to be the lowest they have been since 2008 amid lackluster profits.

  • McDonalds Is Well Positioned     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 11:47 AM ET

    Lately, consumers have been craving McCafé Peppermint Mochas and McRibs. Discussing the successful business planning behind the recent rally for McDonalds shares, with Matt DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst and CNBC's Melissa Lee.

  • Big Banks May Hold Earnings Surprises Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    Citigroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo look to have a weak third quarter ahead of them when they report next month, but expectations are so low they may have a chance to surprise to the upside.

  • Six Banks Set for a Third-Quarter Earnings Implosion Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:05 PM ET

    Analysts at Citigroup and UBS lowered their earnings estimates Monday for Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other universal banks on expectations the barren landscape in the equity and credit markets would persist for several quarters.

  • Citi Second-Quarter Profit a 'Disappointment': Analyst Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 11:48 AM ET
    A Citibank ATM user.

    Citigroup's second-quarter earnings were a "disappointment," as higher expenses offset a better-than-expected rise in revenue, David Trone, the securities industry analyst at JMP Securities, told CNBC Friday.

  • Analyst: These Three Financials Better than the Rest Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 6:38 PM ET

    Banks may have been hit the hardest in Wednesday's sell-off, but one top bank analyst says there are three financials with the potential to pop.

  • What's On: Currencies, Japan and American Pessimism Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 7:39 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Dick Bove

    The banking industry is entering another "golden age," with so much cash on hand that earnings will grow 20 percent annually over the next few years, banking analyst Dick Bove told CNBC.

  • Worries of the european debt crisis was back in the news on Monday as Euro shares dropped sharply ahead of debt auctions this week.

  • Don’t Sell This Gold Stock Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 6:59 PM ET

    Not if you believe as Cramer does that the precious metal’s price is headed to $2,000. Plus, get calls on the utilities, restaurants, the investment banks and more.

  • Expect Bank Earnings to Be Lower This Quarter: Bove Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 8:37 AM ET

    The major issue for banks this quarter is that core earnings are going down for the industry and that’s what investors will be looking at, said Richard Bove, financial strategist at Rochdale Securities.

  • Many large companies are going back-to-basics by looking at what there core competencies are and exiting the businesses that aren't working while consolidating others.

  • Will August's Worst Sector Rebound In The Fall? Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 5:47 PM ET

    In August banks landed at the bottom of the heap as the worst performing sector of the S&P. How should you play them in September?