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Bank profits bonanza

Jan 13, 2014
Banks release their fourth quarter earnings numbers this week. They're likely to be healthy, thanks to the stock market.
Posted In: Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase

Tell me again: What's the Volcker Rule?

Dec 4, 2013
Regulators are close to deciding on the Volcker Rule to limit banks' speculative trading.
Posted In: Banks, Goldman Sachs, proprietary trading, Volcker Rule

JPMorgan's Whale expedition costs $920 million

Sep 19, 2013
When a bank agrees to a multi-million dollar fine, who gets the money?
Posted In: JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, SEC

Goldman's multi-million dollar computer trading mistake

Aug 21, 2013
A trading error on Goldman Sach's options desk shows mistakes still happen, despite all the computers.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, Wall Street

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

Lawsuits claim banks involved in aluminum price fixing

Aug 12, 2013
Regulators have subpoenaed a metal warehousing firm as aluminum manufactures have launched a class action lawsuit against the London Metals Exchange.
Posted In: commodities, Goldman Sachs, aluminum

Fabrice Tourre found liable in mortgage fraud case

Aug 1, 2013
The SEC has scored its first court victory related to the financial crisis. A federal jury found former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre liable for defrauding investors in a subprime-mortgage securities deal just before the housing market collapsed.
Posted In: Fabrice Tourre, Goldman Sachs

Congress probes bank commodities, warehouse investments

Jul 23, 2013
The Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing today on bank investments in things like warehouses and oil refineries, and commodities such as metals and oil.
Posted In: banking, Congress, regulation, Goldman Sachs

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

Fabrice Tourre's trial: The fabulous translation

Jul 16, 2013
A former Goldman Sachs trader known as "Fabulous Fab" has been found liable in a mortgage securities fraud case. During the case, a judge asked to ban jargon. But because bankers aren't able to resist -- and for your own knowledge -- here's a primer to help.
Posted In: Fabrice Tourre, Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein

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