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The new Basel banking regulations are unlikely to have a major effect on US banks—giving them an edge over their global rivals, Rochdale Securities analyst Dick Bove said.
Do you believe it? Do you believe that despite all our past failures to regulate the banking sector to avoid crises that this time it will be different, that this time we finally got it right?
Citigroup executives will meet with financial analyst Mike Mayo, who has fiercely criticized the bank over the past two years, on Oct. 1, Mayo told CNBC Monday.
The historic banking reforms agreed in Basel over the weekend are pointless and won't stop the next crisis destined to hit the markets, Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Partners, told CNBC Monday.
On Wall Street, becoming a partner at Goldman Sachs is considered the equivalent of winning the lottery, the New York Times reports.
Top central bankers and bank regulators agreed Sunday on far-reaching new rules for the global banking industry that are designed to avert future financial disasters, but could also dampen bank profits and strain weaker institutions. The NYT reports.
It’s only a matter of time, Cramer said.
Cramer thinks he might be.
If all goes well, the world will be a slightly safer place after top central bankers and bank regulators emerge Sunday from meetings in Basel, Switzerland. The New York Times reports.
And now they're trying to screw up Basel III.
Any set of regulations that seeks to cover something as complex as the global banking system inevitably will have unintended consequences. And even well-wrought regulations cannot easily adapt to changing circumstances.
The US economy will slow in the second half but return to more normal growth in the first half of 2011, James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve, told CNBC Thursday.
The United States fell two places to fourth position behind Switzerland, Sweden and Singapore in this year's World Economic Forum's "Global Competitiveness Report."
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The new rules that will be imposed on banks to ensure a crisis like the one that started in 2007 will not be repeated are necessary, but they will take time to implement, Unicredit CEO Alessandro Profumo told CNBC at a banking conference in Frankfurt.
Western governments are bankrupt, Ruth Richardson, ex-New Zealand finance minister whose austerity cuts were dubbed "Ruthanasia," warned in a CNBC interview.
The Irish economy is back in focus for investors across the world, after the former Celtic Tiger extended guarantees to its banking industry and depositors.
The "Mad Money" host explains his plan to create jobs and reduce the deficit.