National Bank of Greece is added to the 'model portfolio' of JPMorgan's European banking analysts Monday. They also add Banco Popular to the list following last week's moves by the European Central Bank to improve funding to the banking sector.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency, overseer of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, has asked the public for input regarding the fees those government sponsored entities charge to lenders.
Bank of America's last big mortgage dispute with regulators now has a number on it: $12 billion.
It's easy to be blase about Colony Financial's plan to spin off Colony American Homes, given the slump in many housing stocks and the fact that Colony ended up canceling an IPO of the business a year ago.
Ocwen Financial saw its shares rise Wednesday, apparently due to optimism among investors the nation's largest non-bank collector of mortgage debt can win regulatory approvals to proceed on a deal with Wells Fargo involving $39 billion worth of mortgage debt.
Carl Icahn is the latest big name investor to wager on shares of Fannie Mae, according to court documents made available Monday.
Korean stocks currently offer the best opportunity among global equity markets, with their 'attractiveness score,' surging past those of Brazil and the United States, both of which fell in Citigroup's ranking system.
Bank stocks are likely see material weakness in the second half of 2014 unless the economy picks up and interest rates begin to rise, analysts contend.
On the banks of the Mississippi, where people are free from Bank of America and Wells Fargo, they stand to be captive to Walmart.
Prospect Capital shares are likely to see a short term rally once the company resolves an accounting dispute with the Securities and Exchange Commission, an event expected within one to five weeks.