New bank leverage rules will try to make the world a safe place by requiring banks to hold more capital. But will they destroy economic growth in the process?
By focusing on preventing the past, both sides of the debate over Elizabeth Warren's 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act are missing the point.
The Fed likely will start pulling back its stimulus soon, but that doesn't mean interest rates are going up, former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer said.
Three days before Chinese GDP data, the Minister of Finance suggests he is comfortable with growth of 6.5 percent, when the "official" target is 7.5 percent. Coincidence?
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is all fired up about Motorola's launch of the Moto X smartphone. At Sun Valley, he talks with CNBC about its launch, immigration reform and the NSA.
Best Buy will offer a weekend trade-in event that allows customers to exchange old, working iPads for a $200 gift certificate, All Things D reported on Friday.
Option activity in Blackstone shows up frequently on our scanners, and the bulls returned to the name yesterday.
Marc Andreessen is bullish on startups and the economy. At the Allen Company conference in Sun Valley, he said he was most excited about is are new collaborative business models.
After a vote by the D.C. Council to raise the city's minimum wage, Wal-Mart has announced that it will not open three new stores in Washington.
Like it or not, it's time for back-to-school shopping. Retailers are pulling out all the stops to win your dollars for this very competitive-and important-shopping season.
Rising rates are a worry: 30-year fixed rate mortgages have gone from 3.5 percent to about 4.5 percent in the past month. However, concerns that the housing recovery may be choked off by this is a bit premature.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin caught up with Liberty Media's John Malone at the Allen & Co. conference, where he called for consolidation in the cable business. Will he strike a deal?
Life has gotten a bit better for stock pickers. Here's why that's good news for hedge fund managers.
Who would have thought Fed chief Ben Bernanke's comment about "highly accommodative policy" would cause this kind of rally? Now, there are a clutch of angry traders.
Chip-related names were strong yesterday, and the bulls looked for Xilinx to participate.
Bernanke's words on tapering could undo his efforts to stimulate the economy, but quantitative easing is here to stay, and saying interest rates will rise in the near future is an overreaction.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
Sun Valley is always about deal makers and deal maestros. Liberty Media's John Malone, who made a late arrival on Wednesday, knows a thing or two about how to do a deal.
Here in Sun Valley, they are not just talking about deals, they're also discussing disruptive new technologies. The business generating perhaps the most conversation is television.
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.