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Divvying up the $13 billion JP Morgan fine

Oct 21, 2013
We're getting early reports of a potential $13 billion settlement over mortgage securities, of which $4 billion would go to consumers.
Posted In: Banks, fines, mortgage mess, JP Morgan Chase, Jamie Dimon

Ghosts of TARP haunt community banks

Oct 8, 2013
While the big banks have mostly paid the money back, small community banks are now struggling.
Posted In: TARP, small banks, Banks

Housing is back, so why the mortgage layoffs?

Sep 24, 2013
The S&P Case Shiller home price index indicates that housing prices continue to recover.
Posted In: Banks, Mortgages, refinancing

Who's too big to fail?

Sep 13, 2013
We call it TBTF. The government calls it SIFI. Which companies can threaten the economy if they go bust?
Posted In: too big to fail, Banks, financial crisis

JPMorgan in the crosshairs?

Aug 19, 2013
JPMorgan Chase is facing six federal investigations or lawsuits, in line to unseat Bank of America as the bank with the most legal problems.
Posted In: Banks, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase

Is Washington getting tougher on bad bank behavior?

Aug 13, 2013
Big banks are in the cross hairs of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission, as authorities push for tougher punishment for misbehavior.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Banks

Bank of America profits and America's banks

Jul 17, 2013
Bank of America is the latest major U.S. bank to report strong profit growth. But does the mean the economy is healing?
Posted In: Banks, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Wall Street

Rising interest rates impacts banks

Jul 12, 2013
As Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase kick off bank earnings season, it's a chance to see the effect rising interest rates are having on our nation's banks.
Posted In: Banks, interest rates, Earnings, Federal Reserve

After you read this, you will care about Basel III

Jul 2, 2013
The Federal Reserve just approved final regulations to implement Basel III financial rules in the U.S. You should care.
Posted In: Basel III, banking rules, dodd-frank, Banks

You need to care about China's credit crunch: Here's why

Jun 24, 2013
China's tightening up on its lenders, and that might slow the country down a big. That shouldn't be too much a problem for the rest of us, right?
Posted In: China, Banks, credit crunch

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