- The current forward average PE ratio of the 3,565 stock that I track is currently 19.8. The current forward PE of GS is 10.25. The current average forward PE for the group is about 13.
Shaky German banking giant gives up another 7%.
The Securities Exchange Commission found that Merrill Lynch did not have proper trading controls in place to stop "mini-flash crashes" on particular stocks.
A proposed rule that requires more capital for the largest banks might hurt JPMorgan and Wells Fargo, but separate changes could benefit smaller banks.