Even as financial shares on Wall Street have slumped as much as 40 percent in the past year, the investment community remains divided about whether now is a buy or still a sell for the lenders..
Markets Tuesday face the triple challenges of U.S. corporate earnings, Chinese economic reports and random headlines about Europe's sovereign debt crisis.
Investors worry that if earnings can’t break the vicious cycle of stocks moving in same direction, stock pickers may be forced to join the protesters down on Wall Street.
With the sector down about 17% over the past 3 months, and big banks releasing results, how should you play financials in the thick of earnings season?
Futures slid Monday after Germany's finance minister said a forthcoming summit would not yield a definitive solution to Europe's debt crisis and after the New York Fed report that said manufacturing in New York State contracted for the fifth straight month in October.
Customers frustrated by banks’ controversial new fees are finding out what industry insiders have known for years: it is not so easy to disentangle your life from your bank. The New York Times reports.
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For long-term investors, Citigroup remains a beautiful play, according to TheStreet.com. Here are five reasons to buy Citi now.
After JPMorgan failed to dazzle the Street what should you expect as Citigroup, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs report next week.
Companies in the S&P 500 paid an average effective tax rate of 28.5 percent in 2010, compared to 15 percent in federal income tax for the median U.S. household with an income of $49,445.
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Banks reflect the U.S. economy and both have been improving, Barclays Capital banking analyst Jason Goldberg told CNBC Wednesday.
For weeks now we've been touting new record-low rates on 15- and 30-year fixed mortgages. They're floating around four percent...but whatever the exact daily rate, the message is that the rates are a steal, and they should make home refinancing and home buying a steal. Not so much.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, discusses what a potential ban on short-term proprietary trading would mean for major banks like Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup, Bank of America and Citigroup.
The nation's biggest banks are due to begin reporting earnings this week, and the numbers are likely to leave investors as frustrated as ever. The New York Times reports.
Bank of America’s decision to stop buying mortgages originated by other banks looks likely to pave the way for Wells Fargo to increase its market share in what is known as the correspondent mortgage business.
As the tech world reels from the loss of Steve Jobs, many wonder what's next for Apple. Peter Misek, Jefferies senior tech analyst & managing director, weighs in.
What would have to happen for 2011 to look like 2008? Cramer runs down the list.
With BofA slipping below $6, how are the pros trading banks? Also how should you play media after the Goldman downgrades. Plus is Coke still the real thing?
Bank of America is deciding to charge millions of customers $5 a month if they use their debit cards to make purchases, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.