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JP Morgan Chase reports quarterly earnings

Oct 13, 2011
Earnings from Wall Street banks are beginning to trickle in, with JP Morgan the first to report. But are all banks created equal?
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Diane Swonk: What bank earnings mean for the economy at large

Oct 13, 2011
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what kind of information we really need to look for from big banks when they report their earnings.
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Fitch downgrades two Euro banks, puts others on watchlist

Oct 13, 2011
This final note today, your every-now-and-then reminder that banks are still shaky, despite the billions in profits JPMorgan Chase reported this...
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Bank health comes under the microscope

Oct 12, 2011
JPMorgan Chase reports earnings Thursday, offering the first look at the banking sector's health as U.S. growth slows and European debt mounts.
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Europe awaits a firm plan from leaders to rescue banks

Oct 10, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel agreed over the weekend to craft a plan to bolster eurozone banks. They have until the end of the month, but many questions remain as to what exactly the plan will be.
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How to switch banks, the smart way

Oct 7, 2011
Many people are gearing up to switch banks -- to ones with little or no fees. We learn some tips on how to make that transition as smoothly as possible.
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How free are those 'free' checking accounts?

Oct 6, 2011
There's a huge uproar over the fees many banks are proposing, but those checking accounts may never have been free to begin with.
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Morgan Stanley battles rumors about its health

Oct 5, 2011
Amid concerns about the vulnerability of banks in Europe, Morgan Stanley has been beset by rumors of exposure to risky European debt.
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Josh Brown: European banks on the precipice of a crisis

Oct 5, 2011
We hear from Josh Brown, analyst at Fusion Analytics, about how dire the banking crisis in Europe really is.
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What Dexia's troubles can teach us

Oct 5, 2011
The European bank Dexia was on the brink of being broken up, until it was saved by France and Belgium. What happened, and how will this affect the bank industry's future?
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