Jefferies Bumps Up Against Big Rivals as It Looks to Expand (WSJ) As Jefferies evolves from its roots as a trading firm to a midtier investment bank, it is knocking up against far larger financial firms vying for business, often from companies Jefferies helped to expand. Show More Summary
Two years ago, the World Bank decided to undergo a review of its environmental and social policies. At the time when this process was launched, the Bank stated that the multi-stage review was being undertaken in response to the needShow More Summary
Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the transactions really anonymous? Several research...Show More Summary
The vice president of Germany’s central bank has warned that banks’ willingness to fully finance house purchases in the country’s big cities could ultimately hit their profits significantly, should urban real estate prices start to slide.
PARIS (Reuters) - French and British banks are urging the European Commission to reconsider plans to isolate high-risk trading activities at big banks, warning the move could discourage lending to struggling economies. The European Union's...Show More Summary
MOTA's name is one that frequently pops up in conversations about wearables and accessories for your many devices. Their High-Capacity Power Bank is strong, sturdy, and big, but is it right for your gear bag? Will it get your through that weekend camping in the woods? Well, we've been putting it through its paces the last month to find out.
A Senate hearing this week raised the question of whether the Fed has fully addressed its alleged shortcomings as a regulator of big banks. Here are five things to know.
The head of the New York Federal Reserve was put on the defensive by Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of being too close to the big banks it is charged with regulating. William Dudley,... To view the full story, click the title link.
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The world's central banks aren't done using their words and actions to stimulate the economy. Friday came with two big central bank gestures that rocked the global markets. The first big move came from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who spoke to a banking conference in Frankfurt at about 3:30 a.m. Show More Summary
Big day...big expenses...big fun. I hope you're all having a blast playing Pokemon and Smash! Enjoy your titles and get ready for a fantastic weekend! See you in a few, short hours. Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire...Smash Bros....Show More Summary
Stung by billion-dollar fines for malpractice on their trading floors, the world’s big banks are using ‘fuzzy logic’ tools such as relationship mapping and behavioural analytics to read the minds of would-be cheats among their traders. Show More Summary
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Near the dawn of the '80s, Sugar Hill Records chief Sylvia Robinson was trying desperately to sign a rap group, but she couldn't find any that were interested in actually going into the studio—until then, rap had been a strictly live phenomenon, existing only in clubs and at house parties. Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve on Thursday said it launched two internal reviews of its oversight of the nation's largest banks to determine if officials are getting the information needed to properly supervise their operations.
A raft of settlements and criminal charges against big Wall Street firms reinforces a loss of public faith in the banking system that poses a threat to the country's financial stability, said William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Bonuses on Wall Street will rise by 4 percent from last year - not counting the impacts of recent legal penalties on some big banks, The Wall Street Journal reported. The report cited an Options Group study, which predicted the 4 percent...Show More Summary
Citigroup (C) is mulling the sale of its index business, according to a Reuters report published late on Wednesday. Mike Stone and Jessica Toonkel write that big banks are facing pressure to jettison their index businesses over regulatory concerns, while existing index firms have been eager to hoover them up with passive, index-tracking investing in [...]
There are a lot of reasons to love Wells Fargo, but one of them is certainly the fact that it gets in much less trouble than its peers on Wall Street.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking on Wall Street on behalf of the people again, this time working with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) to make the big banks responsible for protecting their customers' data from hackers. Over the past year,...Show More Summary