CNBC Anchors and Reporters

Margaret Popper


  • Businessman failure

    Bankers say their risk cultures and internal controls have changed significantly since the crisis.  We decided to ask the experts if this was true.

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    Risk management is a term that conjures up images of dismal back offices where accountants slave away in the blue cast of computer screens. But since the financial crisis, it’s a term that has become headline news. CNBC sat down with Citi's Brian Leach about why risk management matters.

  • Bank Metallic Sign

    Big U.S. banks worked hard to cut costs and maintain profits during the second quarter, and several managed to beat expectations. But there is no avoiding the elephant in the room: The current low rate environment and macroeconomic concerns are hurting banks’ revenue prospects.

  • Bank of America branch, New York City.

    BofA is being questioned by regulators about its role in setting the London Interbank Offer Rate Executives on the firm’s quarterly conference call acknowledged that the firm was cooperating with U.S. and foreign regulators.

  • Daniel Tarullo

    Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo defended the importance of stress tests and capital plans in ensuring the safety and soundness of the U.S. financial system.

  • Goldman Sachs

    When Greg Smith accused Goldman of not caring about clients, did he hit on something that is not specific to Goldman — a sea change on Wall Street?

  • Silicon Valley, California

    As a result of the financial crisis, Wall Street has taken a beating on reputation, on pay and on layoffs. At the same time, with a series of hot initial public offerings culminating in Facebook’s planned issue, Silicon Valley has developed a new allure.

  • Goldman Sachs

    Bad news if you work at Goldman Sachs: It’s not going to be a great bonus year. But if you own Goldman Sachs shares, you might think it should have been worse. Goldman raised the percentage of revenue it pays as compensation to employees, a.k.a. the comp ratio, to 42 percent in 2011 from 39 percent in 2010. That’s in a year when revenue fell by 26 percent.

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    Global IPOs are having their worst quarter since the second quarter of 2009, according to data from Renaissance Capital, one of the top providers of research on initial public offerings.

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    Bill Ackman can always be relied on to provide a little excitement in investing circles. His lunchtime presentation at CNBC and Institutional Investor’s Delivering Alpha conference today will be no exception. The founder and CEO of hedgefund Pershing Square Capital Management will unveil his latest investing idea.