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Will the London Whale lead to more bank regulation?

Mar 15, 2013
JPMorgan executives testified to the Senate on the company's estimated $6.3 billion loss related to risky trades and a banker known as the London Whale.
Posted In: London Whale, JPMorgan, Banks

Is 'too big to fail' a permanent state?

Mar 14, 2013
Five years after the financial crisis and banks are still "too big to fail."
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, Bear Stearns

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

Feb 19, 2013
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Bank of America to its 270,000 employees: Be nice

Jan 29, 2013
Bank of America had the worst score for customer satisfaction compared with its national rivals. As a group, they all lagged behind credit unions and regional banks.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, customer service

What bank profits say, or don't, about the economy

Jan 16, 2013
JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs reported strong profit growth for 2012. But does their success reflect a stronger economy?
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, Goldman Sachs, Banks

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs see earnings soar

Jan 16, 2013
Many of Wall Street's biggest banks are beating profit expectations as the mortgage business comes back.
Posted In: Earnings, Banks, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan

Robert Reich: Why we should break up the banks

Jan 9, 2013
Commentator Robert Reich offers his suggestion for this year's biggest bipartisan economic initiative: Breaking up Wall Street's biggest banks.
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail

A user's guide to Basel

Jan 7, 2013
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision made some significant changes to the financial rules of the road today.
Posted In: Banks, Basel

Banks settle again, homeowners to get relief

Jan 7, 2013
In a costly day of legal settlements, 10 banks agree to pay $8.5 billion to four million homeowners for mishandling their foreclosures.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, foreclosure, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Bank balance sheets are incomprehensible, even to experts

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.
Posted In: Banks

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