SAO PAULO, Nov 25- Brazil's Grupo BTG Pactual SA scrambled to contain fallout from the arrest of its billionaire boss on Wednesday, tapping cash reserves to cover client redemptions and announcing a stock buyback to prop up plunging shares. The moves highlighted investors' concerns whether Latin America's largest independent investment bank can thrive...» Read More
Ralph Schlosstein, President & CEO at Evercore Partners talks about the company's plans to expand its advisory business in Asia. He also discusses the conditions needed for a recovery in M&A activity.
Discount brokerage E*Trade Financial reported a quarterly loss because of an impairment charge of $142 million to account for its surprise exit from market making.
Eric Wasserstrom of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Kenneth Leon of Standard & Poor's Capital IQ have the play as Goldman reported strong earnings in investment banking, fixed-income, currency and the commodities desk.
The Libor scandal is under the spotlight once again, as two U.K. brokers have been charged with conspiracy to defraud and are set to face court, in what could be the first case of the global rate rigging scandal to go to trial.
These two stocks have been underloved by the market for too long, and now shorts will have to rethink their position, said Jim Cramer.
The resolution of a recent rate-setting scandal points up that banks lack the context and culture to work on an honor system.
Elizabeth Warren, (D-MA), defends the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, her bill designed to rein in too-big-to-fail banks.
A flurry of activity in Washington this week has sparked trash talk among members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
This earnings season is going to be a bummer. Hey, tell us something we don't know. Well, it may not be so bad after all. Here's why.
US securities regulators plan to meet next week to adopt rules that would lift a long-time ban prohibiting hedge funds and other firms from advertising.
Daniel Coleman, CEO of Knight Capital Group, provides his perspective on the broker-dealer industry and gives his take on managing a high-frequency trading operation.
Fewer sporting rivalries are more riveting than when the U.S. takes on Canada in hockey. The "Daily Show" took it a step further and pitted the two against each other in banking.
Are mergers & acquisitions ready to take off? Richard Hendrix, FBR & Co. chairman and CEO, explains why there will need to be different valuation and growth environments before private equity firms will get more aggressive.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS says that actions against rate rigging have been transforming the way the global banking giants think and act.
JPMorgan will slowly separate its PE business in advance of the Volcker Rule, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
"Lightning doesn't strike the short trees," former analyst Jack Grubman tells CNBC in his first TV interview since his settlement with the SEC in 2003.
Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, explains why he is concerned about the fate of charitable giving.
Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, discusses how investor activism impacts corporate governance; and explains how regulations and stricter capital controls are impacting big banks.
All attention will be on JPMorgan Chase's Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon as he takes the stage Tuesday morning during the bank's annual shareholder meeting in Tampa, Florida.
The financial services sector is disrupting the status quo, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Andrew Rachleff, Wealthfront president & CEO, explains how his company can offer clients the same services as big banks but at a lower cost.