James Langford

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To Win the Trump M&A Bet, Wall Street Must Play the Long Game

To Win the Trump M&A Bet, Wall Street Must Play the Long Game

Wall Street's optimism about the pro-growth policies of President Donald Trump, author of 'The Art of the Deal,' has been tempered by a dose of political reality.

GE's 'on Track' to Cut Manufacturing Costs by $1 Billion, Immelt Says

GE's 'on Track' to Cut Manufacturing Costs by $1 Billion, Immelt Says

General Electric posts better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and says it expects revenue to continue to improve for the remainder of the year.

Bank of America, JPMorgan and the Battle for Small-Business Clients

Bank of America, JPMorgan and the Battle for Small-Business Clients

What does consistent profitability growth mean for the U.S. economy if sales gains are shrinking? To keep the current expansion going, the government will need to figure out the answer.

Morgan Stanley's Fixed-Income Growth Crushes Wall Street Rivals

Morgan Stanley's Fixed-Income Growth Crushes Wall Street Rivals

Morgan Stanley's return on equity widened to 10.7% in the first quarter, and Jim Cramer offers his take on the firm's performance relative to Goldman Sachs.

Bank of America Outran Even Goldman Sachs in Bond-Trading Growth

Bank of America Outran Even Goldman Sachs in Bond-Trading Growth

Revenue from trading bonds, currencies and interest-rate swaps surged 17%, a gain that was in line with Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase.