TermsFor each of the eight banks discussed on the following pages, we'll be looking at capital strength, earnings quality and asset quality. For an explanation of some of the terms you can click on the box below.
It's a classic example of headline risk on a topic Wall Street would prefer to avoid.
Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board, has taken an aggressive tack. Now, it may be doing its job too well.
Look for bigger payouts from the six biggest U.S. banks -- mostly in the form of stock buybacks, analysts say.