J.P. Morgan shares would be worth 5% to 25% more under a variety of breakup scenarios, according to a Goldman Sachs report published Monday.
Several European conglomerates, especially in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, benefit from a weak Euro.
Citigroup continues shedding its consumer business, but a wholesale breakup may not be far off.
Following the best year for initial public offerings since 2000, plenty of big initial public offerings are expected in 2015.
Investors in PennyMac Financial Services, appear less concerned about regulatory risks than those in other mortgage servicers, but they may want to rethink things following Monday's regulatory settlement with Ocwen.
Monday's settlement between Ocwen Financial and New York Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky may be the boldest act by a regulator since the financial crisis.
Bill Erbey made more than $2 billion building what looked like a better mousetrap for collecting mortgage debt, but much of that fortune vanished in 2014.
Shares of Ocwen Financial and four related companies overseen by Bill Erbey were plummeting Monday after Erbey was forced to resign as chairman of all of them.
Analysts have an overwhelmingly positive opinion of JPMorgan going into 2015, handily beating number two pick Capital One Financial.
On Deck Capital CEO Noah Breslow discusses his 53% interest charges on the day of his company's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.