KBW analysts expect mortgage origination volumes to fall to $1.15 trillion on the back of a drop-off in refinance activity.
Bloomberg is giving Wall Street firms greater control over the communications of their traders, amid LIBOR and FX market manipulation probes.
Along with Zions Bancorporation, these community banks could see relatively large losses from he ban on proprietary trading, says KBW.
Despite the aggressive promotions and deals offered by Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy, it's looking like the winners this holiday season will be online retail giants Amazon and eBay, according to holiday same-store sales data.
Bank stocks have proven remarkably resilient to a surge in litigation costs in 2013, so what would it take to rattle them in 2014?
Following a stellar run for bank stocks, investors need to be a bit more selective for 2014 according to RBC Capital Markets.
U.S. stock futures are mixed; the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting; Boeing increases its buyback program and boosts its dividend; Comcast reportedly weighing options for Time Warner Cable deal; Facebook to begin selling video ads..
KKR is buying KKR Financial in an all-stock deal it says will boost its earnings per share.
Most bank stocks ended higher on Monday, after U.S. industrial production growth for November came in better than expected.
LIBOR is assumed finished, though class action risk tough to quantify, analysts concede.
Under the plan being contemplated, the statutory maximum loan limit for one-unit properties would drop to $400,000 from $417,000.
Black Friday in-store deals 'trumped' Cyber Monday online deals, according a GutCheck survey.
Life insurance has been one of the strongest stock sectors during 2013, and higher long-term rates can only help the industry next year.
At a recent Goldman Sachs conference, banks were universally positive about the impact of a Federal Reserve move to taper bond purchases, even though the real upside would come from an increase in short-term rates.
Bank stock investors look to cost saves more than revenue improvement.
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