Dennis Suskind is amazed regulators are forcing banks out of the commodities business, given an extensive history tying banks with commodities.
Ehud Barak said he sees 'zero' chance of an Iran nuclear deal that would be acceptable to the current Israeli Prime Minister.
Products traded off exchanges or in Europe offer competition to the CME Group, says Chairman and President Terry Duffy.
At the Global Financial Leadership Conference, former Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King says regulations have done a lot to address the problems created by the financial crisis.
Banks, led by Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase, have paid $184 billion in fines since 2009 over 117 cases, but remain on the hook for another 174 cases.
Procter & Gamble is still way too big to manage, but Church & Dwight owns Trojan and Arm & Hammer and still has plenty of room to grow.
JPMorgan Chase is a perennial favorite with analysts, but its shares have seen a pair of downgrades this week after reaching a new post-crisis high.
Asset management firms like the Carlyle Group and Neuberger Berman are seeing opportunity to fill a void as regulators push banks out of risky loans.
Dr. Robert Freedland has attracted a following with an investing blog and a health care fund for an innovative website called Covestor.
Banks can't seem to get enough of the estimated $50-plus trillion wealth management business, but despite all the competition, revenues show no sign of slowing.