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  • Regional banks risky, but here's why to own: Analyst

    Paul Miller, FBR Capital, weighs in on regional banks, and how their exposure to the energy sector worries investors.

  • Bank pros highlight opportunities in pressured sector

    Erin Davis, Morningstar; Chris Wheeler, Atlantic Equities; give their perspective on international and U.S. banks.

  • Michael Wolf

    Swedish bank Swedbank said on Tuesday Chief Executive Michael Wolf was stepping down with immediate effect.

  • Are we entering another financial crisis?

    Are global markets entering a second stage of the financial crisis, considering the recent volatility in the banking sector? Swedbank’s acting CEO, Birgitte Bonnesen weighs in.

  • Swedbank strategy is to stay as retail bank: CEO

    Michael Wolf has stepped down as Swedbank’s chief executive. Swedbank’s acting CEO, Birgitte Bonnesen discusses the latest developments in the bank.

  • Earnings are best result in our history: Handelsbanken CEO

    Despite missing profit expectations, Handelsbanken’s CEO explains why he remains positive on the company’s results.

  • What’s shaking up European banks?

    Banor Capital's Francesco Castelli, discusses how European banks can solve the non-performing loans (NPLs) problem.

  • See significant recovery in Italy: Messina

    Intesa Sanpaolo CEO weighs in on Italy’s political environment, while revealing his thoughts on whether Europe needs more QE.

  • Restoring confidence in Italy’s banks

    Intesa Sanpaolo CEO, reveals what qualities are required to become a successful chief executive in an organization.

  • Intesa Sanpaolo CEO discusses the fear factor surrounding non-performing loans (NPLs) in recent weeks.

  • Intesa Sanpaolo CEO explains why the firm decided to increase its dividend, despite volatile market conditions.

  • Huntington and FirstMerit to merge in $3.4B deal

    It's a "hand in glove" fit," says Stephen Steinour, Huntington Bancshares CEO, discussing the benefits of combining the two midsize Ohio-based banks and what it means to the regional banking space.

  • Oil workers using chain to position drill on drilling platform.

    Banks are raising red flags about energy loans on their books, but they may be unable to bring down the hammer on drillers.

  • Bank Teller and Customer

    Headwinds of low rates, low margins, appear to be abating

  • Regional banks slammed by collapse in oil

    Regional banks get slammed by the collapse in the oil market. Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital, weighs in on what he predicts moving forward.

  • The bank, which primarily operates in Oklahoma and Texas, said on Wednesday it expects provision for credit losses for the fourth quarter to be $22.5 million, nearly four-times the midpoint of the $3.5 million- $8.5 million forecast earlier. RBC Capital Markets analyst Jon Arfstrom said BOK Financial will continue to face energy related pressure throughout...

  • ATLANTA, Jan 11- There may not be enough fresh data on inflation to support a second U.S. interest rate increase in January or March, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday in comments that help give shape to the Fed's possible rate path. Investors currently are split over whether the second rate hike will take place in March or April,...

  • ATLANTA, Jan 11- Global risks including a slowdown in China and continued low oil prices are now the chief risks to what is an otherwise promising outlook for the U.S. economy, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Monday. Lockhart told the Rotary Club of Atlanta he remains "mildly optimistic" that strong domestic consumption will help...

  • Here's how to play the ASEAN integration story

    Buying Southeast Asian regional banks would be a good way to get exposure to the ASEAN Economic Community, advises Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors.

  • Marijuana buds at The Farm in Boulder, Colorado.

    The heat is on between a credit union catering to cannabis and the Federal Reserve, in a case heard by a Colorado court this week.