US equity margin debt flags market top

A woman looks at Arturo Di Modica's 'The Bund Financial Bull' sculpture on the Bund in Shanghai, China, on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013
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Where the echoes of the end of China’s bull run can be heard on Wall Street

Higher US bank charges look unsustainable

Firms offset profit-sapping effects of QE with higher fees

Futures markets show depth of oil woes

Contracts suggest that an era of higher prices has ended

Treasury market bogeymen are here to stay

Like Canute, high-frequency trading’s critics can’t stop the tide

Slower US bond demand may urge Fed rethink

China’s Treasury buying is likely to ease, forcing rates higher

‘Sell’ recommendations on endangered list

Concern analysts fear upsetting colleagues in other parts of bank

Share sale signals from bank executives

Wells Fargo chief leads insider sales among US banks

Bond liquidity dominates conversation

Data illustrates sharp deterioration in bond trading conditions

High time for greed to yield to fear

The dangers of a wholesale retreat from risky positions

Banks plumb lower depths of subprime auto

Credit markets heat up as lenders push into murkier areas

Risks not reflected in bank fine reaction

Full litigation risk clouded by lack of regulatory transparency

Looking for a Goldilocks taper tantrum

Fed will want its rate rise to wipe out froth from markets without hurting economic recovery

Lament for share buyback short-termism

Lombard Odier manager concerned over tech companies

Small funds struggle to find big backers

Wall St’s largest banks are focusing on their biggest clients

The heavy hand of US market intervention

Washington is under legal attack accused of free market distortion

Global savings glut limits bond yields

Demographics has sting in the tail for capital markets

QE may not have been worth the costs

Growth remains weak despite zero rates and asset purchases

P2P parties past talk of credit reckoning

Lenders face margin pressure as competition heats up

Banks await volatility to boost FICC

A tough first quarter is expected for fixed income revenues

Dollar strength dictates Fed’s policy pep

Currency headwinds will limit FOMC’s scope for rate rises