Jan 7, 2013 Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Jan 2, 2013 After the financial crisis, banks are bigger and are complying with more regulation. That means many more pages in their annual reports, but look closely, and the metrics hide straightforward information about the banks' health.
Dec 31, 2012 Bank failures across the country tapered off during the past year, but why are some banks still failing?
Dec 14, 2012 The Swiss banking giant UBS is reportedly headed for a $1 billion settlement over accusations it rigged LIBOR interest rates -- the benchmark for global lending.
Dec 13, 2012 European finance ministers struck a major new deal over their debt crisis. They agreed that the European Central Bank -- Europe’s equivalent of the Fed -- should take over the supervision of the continent’s biggest banks.
Dec 11, 2012 The British bank HSBC is to pay almost $2 billion to U.S. authorities to settle a case over money-laundering and sanctions busting. The penalty is the biggest in the history of U.S. banking regulation.
Dec 5, 2012 This morning Citi says that total is about to shrink -- 11,000 job cuts worldwide in the next year or two, some of them at least here in the U.S.
Oct 11, 2012 Hit by new regulations and low interest rates, banks are likely to dip into reserves for bad loans again to boost third-quarter profits.
Heidi N. Moore
Sep 28, 2012 Bank of America will pay $2.4 billion to shareholders as part of a settlement announced this morning. It's compensation for maybe not sharing the whole story when B of A bought the failing brokerage Merrill Lynch in 2008.