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U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher Thursday, with major averages set to open at all-time highs, after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke emphasized the central bank intends to keep its stimulus measures for the foreseeable future.
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.
An increasing number of British chief financial officers believe now is the time to take risk onto their balance sheets amid a shift towards expansionary strategies, according to new research by Deloitte.
Two stocks will foreshadow what will happen in the third quarter of 2013, Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says.
Stocks ended in positive territory for the third-straight session Monday, as investors geared up for the start of the second quarter earnings season, but technology shares declined, weighing on the Nasdaq.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
U.S. stock index futures climbed Monday, with the S&P on track for its third day higher, ahead of Dow component Alcoa's earnings report, which marks the unofficial start of second quarter earnings season.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The Millennial Trains Project plans to transport entrepreneurial young innovators on a cross-country, 10-day train ride in August. And older workers just might be inspired, too.
As earnings season kicks off in the coming week, traders will be keeping one eye on the bond market, wary that rising rates could sting stocks.
Investors have already started to price in improved earnings in financial names, Stuart Frankel's Steve Grasso says.
Stocks jumped in a choppy trading session Friday, after a strong jobs report indicating an improving U.S. economy offset worries about a sooner-than-expected end to Federal Reserve bond buying.