TermsFor each of the 10 banks discussed on the following pages, we'll be looking at capital strength, earnings quality and asset quality. For an explanation of those terms you can click on the box below.
If you must buy now, then go for a low-cost index fund or stocks with strong fundamentals.
Goldman reveals very little about its giant trading operations. That's partly why investors got nervous following a disappointing performance that remains mostly unexplained.
Revenue fell 2%, but still beat Wall Street's expectations of $7.8 billion. Excluding the effects of losing the Costco branded-card deal, it actually rose.
If you piece things together from what companies tell you, the picture is pretty positive.