US banking regulators released results of the stress tests on the 19 biggest American financial institutions, saying which banks need additional capital to survive a worsening of the economy
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The slumping economy negatively impacted many smaller companies that reported earnings on Tuesday. The following are some firms that reported earnings before the opening bell:
The markets are poised for another weak open following a big round of earnings reports this morning. The earnings picture was far from pretty too, with many companies, from large industrials to regional banks, showing continued weakness in business conditions over the past quarter.
Early earnings reports from the nation's biggest banks are showing that there's still one major hurdle the market needs to overcome: credit worries.
Accounting changes aimed at helping the balance sheets of banks with toxic assets appear to be providing little or no help so far with earnings reports.
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The Obama administration's announcement that it will begin a series of stress tests on Wednesday on the biggest financial institutions to determine their potential capital needs is already stoking great speculation about what criteria the government will be using.
The Dow closed higher as Wall Street bank executives squirmed before Congress over how they used $176 billion in bailout money.