Investment Managers Are Turning to Latin American Swaps

Investment Managers Are Turning to Latin American Swaps

Over $30 billion per day was cleared in Latin American rate swaps in 2018, a record high.

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

In 2011, global markets were gripped by fears of rising losses at giant French banks like BNP Paribas. Now, a veteran analyst is warning it could happen again -- this time from losses on derivatives bets.

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

2019: Another year of policy uncertainty and high volatility for major markets?

Does the Fed Know Something We Don't?

Does the Fed Know Something We Don't?

The Fed is bending over backward to be dovish.

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Jim Cramer: This Strong Dollar Is Biting Deeply Into Apple

Dollar strength is affecting the competitive advantage of U.S. companies around the globe, and it is a more insidious problem that most people recognize.

Once the Fed Starts Cutting, They Are Not Going to Stop

Once the Fed Starts Cutting, They Are Not Going to Stop

There is strong precedent for aggressive rate cuts once the Fed gets started.

Banks Slash U.S. Growth Forecasts as Shutdown Hits GDP

Banks Slash U.S. Growth Forecasts as Shutdown Hits GDP

Bank of America economists estimate that the 35-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown will shave 0.2 percentage points off first-quarter growth in gross domestic product.

Pennies on $100 Might Not Cut It Anymore for JPMorgan Depositors

Pennies on $100 Might Not Cut It Anymore for JPMorgan Depositors

Some Wall Street analysts are starting to warn that big banks like JPMorgan Chase might have to start paying higher rates on deposits to keep customers from defecting to smaller banks with better offers, or to online-only lenders that don't have to cover the costs of maintaining hundreds or thousands of branches.

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Can the U.S. Dollar Keep Its Momentum?

Dollar strength defined currency trading in 2018. Will new headwinds have traders reassessing its position?

JPMorgan's Dimon Stays King of Wall Street, Gets $31 Million Payday

JPMorgan's Dimon Stays King of Wall Street, Gets $31 Million Payday

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says he doesn't worry about the ups and downs of financial markets. Yet the bank's trading business, Wall Street's biggest, has proved remarkably consistent -- and resilient.