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Are banks ready for another financial crisis?

Jun 24, 2013
In its annual report, the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, says central banks have done their part. Now it’s time for governments to do more.
Posted In: banking

Markets continue to fall in China after lending freeze

Jun 24, 2013
The key stock index in Shanghai fell 5.3 percent today. The loss, the worst in 4 years, comes after China’s central bank froze lending between the country's financial institutions last week.
Posted In: China, stock market, banking

Reckless bankers could face jail time in the UK

Jun 19, 2013
The British government says bankers who recklessly mismanage their banks could face jail time, according to a new proposal released Wednesday.
Posted In: United Kingdom, banking, david cameron

Bank fees and the $38 latte: Back with a vengeance

Jun 11, 2013
Opting into your bank’s overdraft protection could leave you paying higher fees and make your account more likely to be shut down, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Posted In: overdraft fees, overdraft, banking

Banking in the public interest? Public Bankers look to spread their model

May 31, 2013
This weekend, attendees of the Public Banking Conference in San Rafael, California will gather to re-think the global banking system. They hope to spread a time-tested financial idea from North Dakota.
Posted In: banking, public banks

Dimon keeps dual role, but JPMorgan shareholder vote a 'wake-up call' to management

May 21, 2013
Mike Mayo, banking analyst with CLSA, joined Marketplace Morning Report prior to today's shareholder meeting to discuss.
Posted In: JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, ceo, banking, shareholders

Stressed out? Banks get the Fed's diagnosis

Mar 7, 2013
As the Federal Reserve issues its annual stress test results for big banks, the question is do they have enough cash to survive a deep recession, a 50 percent stock market fall and 12 percent unemployment?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, stress tests, banking

EU looks to cap bankers' bonuses

Feb 28, 2013
EU officials have announced an agreement that would restrict the amount bankers can receive as as bonus.
Posted In: Eurozone, banking, salary, bonuses

Wells Fargo leads bank earnings, recovery

Jan 11, 2013
Investors have high expectations for Wells Fargo -- the first big bank to report fourth-quarter results -- after turning in nearly three years of solid earnings.
Posted In: Wells Fargo, Earnings, banking

Bank regulators loosen up on liquidity rule

Jan 7, 2013
Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Posted In: banking, bank regulations, financial crisis

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