For the first time in recent memory, financials investors are judging bank earnings by Main Street borrowing versus Wall Street trading.» Read More
While 92 percent currently use a bank, nearly half of adults under age 34 say they use prepaid cards, check cashing, pawn shops and payday loans, a new survey says.
The prospect of better economic growth and higher interest rates may already be priced into bank stocks, one analyst says.
Financials are the most undervalued group in the market and Fed tapering will eventually be a boon for the sector, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Russell Wasendorf Jr., whose father went to prison for stealing $215 million from clients of the Peregrine Financial Group, has pleaded innocent and is attempting to start over.
A big earnings upside from rising home prices would put Citi in line with healthier mortgage banks. TheStreet.com reports.
If you're new to the market, chances are you never think of this when you buy a stock.
The Boston Marathon bomb attacks had a fleeting impact on markets, but that could change, depending on what investigators uncover.
The stock market was already shaky before two blasts rocked the Boston Marathon. On Tuesday, traders will be seeking answers about who was behind the attacks.
Earnings season kicks into high gear in the week ahead. Plus, at least 10 Fed speeches. How risk-averse are investors? Oh, this is going to put them to the test. Rest up.
Weak mortgage results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo don't bode well as regional banks begin to report earnings, says one pro.
So did at least one law firm, a hedge fund, a private equity fund, trade groups and lobbyists.
This Friday starts the earnings season for the nation's largest banks. What should the long-term investors pay attention to? TheStreet.com gives an overview.
Up, down, up, down, up...will the market please decide? What does it mean? It means we are where we were nearly three weeks ago.
While industry profits should continue to improve, the 'risk on' banks may offer the best opportunity for investors.
Strong mortgage originations have propped up bank earnings over the past several quarters, but the trend may have weakened in the first quarter, according to FBR Capital, which lowered the earnings estimate for six banks. TheStreet.com reports.
U.S. crude oil has had its worst two-day drop since October 2012, and to some pro traders, further declines are likely.
Gas prices have declined some 5 percent over the past month and to some pro traders, it will likely push even lower.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Some smaller regional lenders are seeing increasing commercial loan demand. Here are previews for the five largest U.S. regional banks by TheStreet.com.