Retail investor interest in derivatives continues to grow as investors learn more about the instruments and see them as an attractive way to hedge against risk and generate income.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred shares have largely sat out the recent rebound in common stock of the GSEs, but some observers believe the market has it wrong.
Bank stocks have underperformed the market since third quarter earnings kicked off Oct. 14, when Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo all reported their results.
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are like the Guantanamo prison: Obama has wanted to shut them down for years, but can't figure out a way to do it.
Analysts had plenty of questions for Janus Capital Group as they try to gauge the impact over its hire of 'Bond King' Bill Gross.
The stock market has come roaring back this week after last week's scary selloff, but investor appetite for initial public offerings has yet to recover.
The regulator has accused Ocwen of several misrepresentations regarding letters it sent to homeowners denying them mortgage modifications.
Bankers and regulators are optimistic they will soon have an agreement intended to ease lenders' concerns.
Moody's Analytics Chief Market Economist John Lonski says employment numbers show more people finding work, but pay mostly stagnant.
Unlike in previous quarters, Goldman's strong third-quarter earnings performance was powered by businesses that are part of the company's future.