Banking & Finance

Several factors affect how economists and lenders look at credit card debt. The top two are the strength of the economy and interest rates. A recession inevitably triggers defaults as people lose...
Jefferies analysts are very positive on four business development stocks now for balanced growth and income investors. They pay outsized dividends and offer growth potential, so the total return...
According to a new study, the average American will pay over $130,000 in interest over a lifetime.
With coupons on government securities set to remain close to generational lows for a while, what are balanced growth and income investors to do? These three well-respected business development...
The cash machine, also known as the automatic teller machine (ATM) was first introduced in the UK in the early 1960s. In 1969, Chemical Bank, now part of JP Morgan, installed one in Rockville Center...
These five top Jefferies bank stock picks really are value plays when compared to the very overbought and pricey stock market as a whole. With earnings out of the way, investors can feel good about...
This year may be one of the best opportunities for growth stock investors to buy some of the top financial stocks before they report second-quarter earnings. Four dividend-paying giants could very...
All but one of the 10 financial sector stocks in Warren Buffett's portfolio posted a share price increase in the second quarter.
An international committee on banking supervision is has proposed regulations for banks wishing to participate in the cryptoasset space. Cryptocurrency supporters are likely to be unhappy with the...
These five Goldman Sachs top financial stock picks are favored by both hedge fund and mutual fund managers. They also pay dividends and make sense for investors in the current market environment.
Wells Fargo, one of the nation's largest banks, was ranked as the least respected in a new poll. It is still plagued by three-year-old scandals.
Considering the massive run over the past few months, UBS believes that it is time to take some off the table for Wells Fargo.
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey warns investors not to put more cash into cryptocurrencies than they can afford to lose. Is that sound advice?
More financial service firms report results Friday morning. All but one are expected to beat results from the first quarter of last year.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is coming public Wednesday, the same day that three of the nation's banks report first-quarter results. Which is the bigger story?