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Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later

Jul 17, 2013
It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.
Posted In: regulation, bank regulations, Volcker Rule, banking

Why it's a good time to be Goldman Sachs

Jul 16, 2013
Goldman Sachs reported its latest business results on Tuesday. Profits -- as measured by net income -- hit $1.9 billion in the second quarter, twice the performance of the quarter before.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, Earnings, banking

Britain's new bank chief takes the helm

Jul 1, 2013
Canadian Mark Carney takes over running the Bank of England today. Carney looks good and has star power, but some wonder whether the current adulation will last.
Posted In: Britain, Bank of England, england, banking, Europe

EU reaches deal to shield taxpayers from bank failures

Jun 27, 2013
After hours of high stakes negotiations, European finance ministers have struck a deal to help shield taxpayers from bank failures.
Posted In: banking, bank bailout, Europe debt crisis

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

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