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U.S. stock index futures were largely unchanged Friday, a day after the Dow and S&P 500 closed at all-time highs, despite upbeat earnings reports from banking giants Wells Fargo and JPMorgan.
JPMorgan reported a 31 percent rise in quarterly profit as trading revenue rebounded and the biggest U.S. bank by assets avoided another "London Whale" derivatives loss.
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Asian equity markets were mixed on Friday as caution ahead of Chinese growth data next week offset gains from Wall Street's record-breaking rally overnight.
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Cramer is getting nervous about the big financials. “They stopped going up with the rest of the market," he said.
Stocks roared higher to finish near their best levels Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at record highs, boosted by dovish comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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Bank earnings will be one of the bright spots for Q2 earnings. S&P 500 breaks financials down into several categories. Commercial Banks--mostly regional banks, but including Wells Fargo (WFC)--are expected to have an 11 percent earnings increase, according to S&P Capital IQ.
Four financial stocks could see an upward trajectory though 2013, Fred Cannon of KBW says.
Tribune Co. said it plans to separate its newspaper publishing and broadcasting businesses.
JPMorgan Chase made mistakes while suing credit card customers over non-payments, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing an internal review.
Another major investor will be suing the government to protect its rights as a preferred shareholder in government-sponsored entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Stocks logged their fourth-straight session in positive territory Tuesday, with the S&P 500 about 1 percent below its all-time closing high of 1,669.16, lifted by a positive start to second-quarter earnings season.
The FDIC, OCC and the Fed jointly proposed new rules on bank borrowing that could hamper lending. The new rules will make the biggest banks fund 5 percent of their assets.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday, with major averages looking to post their fourth-straight session higher, as upbeat results from Alcoa lifted optimism over the second quarter earnings season.
Banks are going to have a "pretty tough" time logging a 15th-straight quarter of higher year-over-year earnings, banking analyst Dick Bove tells CNBC.