Wealth and asset management units show strength.
Earnings in mortgage business slows as expected.
An expected MBIA settlement appears to be the reason for a reserve increase.
A slowdown in new mortgages is likely to put pressure on first quarter results.
Average market investors need to push Congress to regulate the banks, says former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair. TheStreet's Dan Freed spoke with Bair at Fordham Law School about the importance of pushing Congress to pressure regulators to make changes to the bank industry.
Hedge funds who have been betting on the re-privatization of the Government-sponsored enterprises have been taking their case to the nation's capital.
SEC regulators refused to analyze breaking-up mega-banks, says Sheila Bair. TheStreet's Dan Freed spoke with Bair at Fordham Law School about whether JPMorgan would ever agree to a break-up.
Wells Fargo was seen as a model for the banking industry during the financial crisis but former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair now says she's 'worried.' TheStreet's Dan Freed spoke with Bair in New York.
Jim Millstein, one of the nation's top restructuring specialists, is putting his personal money behind his GSE privatization idea.
Fannie could have announced fourth-quarter earnings of $66.5 billion, but wanted to avoid attracting too much attention.