SAO PAULO, Nov 27- The reliance of Brazil's Grupo BTG Pactual SA on market funding may pose an immediate challenge for new boss Persio Arida, who sought to calm clients on Friday after its shares fell for a third straight day. The São Paulo-based investment bank tapped Arida, a former president of Brazil's central bank, as acting chief executive officer following...» Read More
Even though stock indices are climbing, some analysts say expectations for a "Great Rotation" out of bond funds into equities look premature because economic growth remains sluggish and interest rates remain low.
Congress has done the easy part of deficit and debt reduction, but the more difficult decisions on controlling health care costs, reforming the tax code and fixing entitlements still lie ahead, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles told the TD Ameritrade conference on Friday.
There's a seismic generational shift underway as more and more of the millennial generation enter the workforce, author Malcolm Gladwell said in a presentation at the TD Ameritrade conference on Thursday.
Commodity stocks in the food, timber and infrastructure sectors look attractive for 2013, Mike Underhill, founder and chief investment officer of Capital Innovations, told CNBC at the TDAmeritrade Institutional conference on Thursday. Plus, his equity picks.
This could be the biggest U.S. bull market of our careers, Richard Bernstein of Richard Bernstein Advisors said at the TDAmeritrade Institutional Conference on Thursday.
The challenge to U.S. global leadership will not come from upstart emerging markets like China, but from a "U.S. gone bad," former Secretary of State Condolezza Rice told the TDAmeritrade Institutional conference.
Now that the Dow Jones is flirting with all-time highs, retail investors can still enjoy additional gains, TD Ameritrade executives told the company's annual conference in San Diego on Thursday.
Chinese securities brokerages have emerged as a crucial new link in the country's shadow banking industry, a development that underscores how financial risks are spreading more widely in China. The Financial Times reports.
The U.S. economic environment is "very good" and the stock market's rally to multi-year highs has more room to go, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on CNBC.
Bank of America's CEO Brian Moynihan is expecting to see companies and investors become more aggressive with their cash as uncertainty fades.
A top U.S. lawmaker is close to releasing a draft on ways to revamp corporate taxes levied on complex financial products, a committee aide said on Wednesday.
Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.
Many corporations are tempering their earnings beats with more than a dollop of caution about the outlook for 2013, which is barely 3 weeks old.
Loading central banks with more tasks and pressing them to pursue more aggressive monetary policies could risk a round of competitive devaluations, European Central Bank policymaker Jens Weidmann said on Monday, citing pressure on the Bank of Japan.
The final quarter of 2012 treated Corporate America well, with many companies inaugurating the New Year with a batch of quarterly earnings that beat the market's lowered expectations.
Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Wednesday that beat expectations.
Stuart Kirk, editor of the FT's Lex column, expects banks with more exposure to investment banking will do a lot better in 2013 than retail banks.
There's a lot at stake this earnings season, and the financial sector, the biggest stock market winner of the past year, will be put to the test Wednesday.
Ilana Weinstein, Founder & CEO of IDW Group, discusses bonuses and compensation at Wall Street's top investment banking firms and who's hiring at hedge funds.
More than five years after the housing market collapsed, the U.S. government's newly created consumer watchdog said Thursday it will force banks to verify a borrower's ability to repay loans to ward off the kind of loose lending that helped push the U.S. economy into recession.