Citi and Four Banks Rejected for Dividend and Buyback Hikes by Fed

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) is one of five banks which were not given approval for their proposed capital plans filed with the Federal Reserve. This means that the bank will ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Compugen, Juniper Networks, Suncor, Yingli and More

Stocks have bounced after a week of selling off, with Crimea easing and with short covering. Investors still remain wary -- they want upside, but want to avoid losses in the ...
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Wells Fargo Tops List of Most Valuable Banking Brands

For the second year in a row, Wells Fargo comes in number one as the most valuable global banking brand, with a total brand value of more than $30 billion, ...
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Is Banco Santander Becoming Safe to Invest In Again?

Banco Santander S.A. (NYSE: SAN) may be a banking giant based in Spain, and that automatically makes it one the banks of the PIIGS nations. Something hard to utter in ...
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bank vault

J.P. Morgan to Receive Nasty Letter from Feds — Reuters

In an exclusive report from Reuters this morning, “people familiar with the situation” say that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will end its investigation into certain ...
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World currency

HSBC Set to Pay $1.9 Billion in Money Laundering Fines

Another hefty settlement is apparently due to be announced related to charges of money laundering that have hit some of the world’s biggest banks. The Wall Street Journal is reporting ...
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Asia Markets And Europe Open 6/11/2009

Market in Asia were mixed. The Nikkei dropped 10% to 9,961. The Hang Seng dropped .4% to 18,718. The Shanghai Composite fell .7% to 2,798. At the open in Europe, ...
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Asia: No Protection From US Financial Problems

Some bright person came up with the term "decoupling". It is meant to say that trouble in the US economy will not spread to the hot economies is Asia. Perhaps ...
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