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U.S. Senate Report Documents Banks’ Commodity Shenanigans

Beginning Thursday, the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold two days of hearings related to its own report on the activities of big Wall Street banks in the ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Optimism for Big Banks Headed Into 2015

With Merrill Lynch wrapping up the firm's 23rd annual financial services conference earlier this month, one thing was for sure when they polled investors. Despite the slow loan growth in ...
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Merrill Lynch’s 3 Top Global Bank Stocks to Buy Have Tremendous Upside

In a world where the financial system stretches to the lengths of the globe, investors wanting to add financials to a well-rounded portfolio need to look for investment banks with ...
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How the Major Banks Fared This Earnings Season

24/7 Wall St. has been tracking the major banks over the course of this week to kick off corporate earnings season. We have taken a few key statistics from each ...
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Morgan Stanley Earnings Jump on Trading Gains

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The big bank reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.84 on revenue of $8.9 billion. In the ...
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Morgan Stanley’s Asset Sale to Russian Oil Company in Jeopardy

Last December, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) said that it had reached an agreement with Russia’s state-controlled oil company OAO Rosneft to sell the Russian company parts of the bank’s global ...
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Short Sellers Flee Major Banks and Brokers

The news short interest figures are out for the September 15 settlement date. Short sellers have made some key changes in the major money center banks and bulge-bracket brokers that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Auxilium, Ericsson, GoldCorp, McDonald’s, Micron, Sarepta and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday morning after two days of selling. With markets close to all-time highs, most investors still seem eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 ...
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Top Stocks That Will See Huge Buying in S&P Index Quarterly Rebalancing

All stock market indexes rebalance on a quarterly basis, as price movement constantly upsets the actual percentage that is supposed to be allocated. With the S&P 500 being the most ...
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What to Expect at BofA, Morgan Stanley After Other Big Bank Earnings

Tuesday morning reports from both JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) continued the string of positive earnings reports from Wall Street's biggest banks. ...
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Weak Trading and Lower Investment Banking Revenues May Hurt These Banks

The good old days for bulge bracket banks on Wall Street are in the rear-view mirror, especially when it comes to trading revenues and proprietary desk trading. Add in a ...
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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Want Out of Commodities

Big banks that once made big bucks in physical commodities markets are now looking to pull out of those markets as new rules regarding capital requirements for those physical holdings ...
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Morgan Stanley Stays Profitable

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The big bank reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on revenue of $8.8 billion. In the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, Equinix, IBM, Visa, Yahoo, Walmart and More

Stocks have been trying to recover from their sell-off, but investors remain wary. Equity investors want upside from stocks, but they also want to avoid a market correction or a ...
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Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Take Beating in Investor Survey

J.D. Power released its 2014 U.S. Full Service Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study. Citigroup Inc.'s (NYSE: C) CitiCorp and Morgan Stanley's (NYSE: MS) Asset Management took terrible beatings from respondents ...
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