Federal regulators will vote tomorrow (Tuesday) on the Volcker Rule, and this latest draft includes stricter language than Wall Street had expected…
Oil prices slipped below $93 a barrel Tuesday, continuing a downward trend that started early last month.
Last week, oil prices fell 0.76%, logging a sixth weekly decline, the longest string of losses since 1998. Volume also slid, with futures roughly 41% below the 100-day average.
The $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and the federal government shocked markets this week, as the fines would be a record paid by a Wall Street institution.
According to reports, the sum will amount to approximately half of the company’s 2012 profits.
Two of the largest U.S. financial institutions kicked off third-quarter results for big bank earnings today, giving us a peek at how they fared amid tough times for both firms.
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC) is in the midst of slashing headcount in its mortgage unit by some 1,800, and JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) is tangled up in settlement talks with the U.S. Justice Department.
After an ugly 15 months of trading, the Facebook stock price (Nasdaq: FB) has not only passed its $38 initial public offering (IPO) price, but it has more than doubled over the last two months and is up an astounding 85% year to date.
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Topping silver price news today is how the flight-to-safety trade is back on, as evidenced by recent moves in commodities. Despite some profit taking Friday, silver prices rose roughly 5% this week and 1% last week. That helped…
June 28 saw the corporate breakup of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), the world’s 2nd largest media-entertainment conglomerate with some $34 billion in revenues worldwide.
If you wanted a clear picture of Federal Reserve strategy from the Ben Bernanke testimony to Congress this week, you were disappointed.
You want to know why the entire global financial system almost collapsed in 2008?
There seems to be a simple answer. Not encouraging, but simple: The European Commission is exploring the possibility that there was a conspiracy among 13 of the world’s major banks that colluded to keep the entire house of cards a secret.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook was summoned to Congress last week to face outraged legislators over his company’s failure to pay corporate income taxes to any national government on more than $74 billion in overseas earnings.