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  1. March 25, 2013

    Time to ditch the CEO as chairman

    US chief executives are beginning to wean themselves from their perplexing attachment to the role of chairman. But at a few...

  2. January 2, 2013

    Battle-weary Moynihan finds comfort at last

    Brian Moynihan, the famously hangdog chief executive of Bank of America, is unusually exercised and upbeat. “We always knew...

  1. FT Alphaville

    June 22, 2012

    JPM to host face-to-face analyst meeting after Q2 earnings

    Thanks to Tom Braithwaite, the FT’s ace US banking editor, for letting us know about this. JPMorgan Chase will hold a rare...

  2. January 19, 2012

    US finance: An enduring squall

    Wherever he goes, Brian Moynihan cannot escape the question. Investors, analysts and industry rivals all want to know...

  3. FT Alphaville

    September 17, 2011

    Answers to the global financial crisis card game

    1. Dick Fuld. Like duh. 2. Ken Lewis 3. Jimmy Cayne 4. “Erosion and end of Glass-Steagal” 5. “CDO, Synthetic CDO, CDO+” —...

  4. FT Alphaville

    September 13, 2011

    BofA cost-cutting targets 30,000 jobs

    Bank of America said it would cut 30,000 jobs, or about 10.5 per cent of the group’s workforce, and save $5bn a year in...

  5. August 26, 2011

    A banking behemoth in need of charisma, capital and clout

    This week, a man who has a surfeit of both capital and charisma came to the rescue of a man who is in need of both. Warren...

  6. August 9, 2011

    BofA chief faces crucial call with investors

    Brian Moynihan, chief executive of Bank of America, faces a crucial conference call with Wall Street investors today, after...

  7. July 9, 2011

    BofA looks to troubleshooter as new risk officer

    Bank of America named Terry Laughlin its chief risk officer, reassigning one of chief executive Brian Moynihan’s key...

  8. June 29, 2011

    BofA sets aside $14bn to cover loan claims

    Bank of America has set aside $14bn to meet investors’ claims that loans packaged in mortgage-backed securities before the...

  9. May 9, 2011

    Bank chief overcomes status as outsider

    Brian Moynihan: described as smart, driven and tireless Seventeen billion dollars, and counting. For Bank of America and its...

  10. April 17, 2011

    BofA’s credibility in the spotlight

    At Bank of America’s meeting with investors on March 8, Brian Moynihan declared an end to a protracted acquisition spree...

  11. February 1, 2011

    BofA ties chief’s 2010 bonus to future profits

    Bank of America has tied its chief executive’s 2010 bonus to the lender’s performance over the next four years, highlighting...

  12. December 21, 2010

    Bank of America face steep competition

    Bank of America has not hesitated to lay out its strategy for the post-crisis era. “We are going to be your everyday banker...

  13. December 5, 2010

    BofA says it has met condition of Tarp exit

    Bank of America has cut its stake in BlackRock and sold its right to buy shares in China Construction Bank’s fundraising...

  14. September 15, 2010

    Paulson made the right sacrifice

    In Hank Paulson’s book on the 2008 financial crisis, the former US Treasury secretary recounts how Dick Fuld, former chief...

  15. September 14, 2010

    BofA views Merrill gamble with new optimism

    Two years ago on Wednesday, Ken Lewis sat triumphantly on the auditorium dais at Bank of America’s new midtown Manhattan...

  16. August 19, 2010

    Ex-BofA executive bolsters Temasek’s top team

    Temasek, the Singapore state investment agency, has made its third senior executive hire in three months, setting in place a...

  17. July 22, 2010

    New York files suits against BofA and Merrill

    New York’s comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Thursday filed separate lawsuits against Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, BofA’s...

  18. July 4, 2010

    Spotlight on CEO and board hiring

    New regulations aimed at improving the way banks and financial services companies decide who is in line for the corner...

  19. April 29, 2010

    Former DuPont chief named as BofA chairman

    Bank of America on Wednesday named Charles Holliday, former chief executive of DuPont, as its new chairman, replacing Walter...

  20. April 29, 2010

    Former DuPont chief named as BofA chairman

    Bank of America yesterday named Charles Holliday, former chief executive of DuPont, as its new chairman, replacing Walter...

  21. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2010

    The (alleged) minus $50bn man

    His name is Alberto Cribiore. He’s a former private equity practitioner and he sat on the board of Merrill Lynch before it...

  22. March 29, 2010

    Finger lobbies against candidate

    Finger Interests, which has 1.1m shares in Bank of America, will file a statement today with the Securities and Exchange...

  23. March 19, 2010

    SEC welcomes report as 'helpful' to investigators

    The Lehman Brothers report will be "helpful" to US regulators investigating whether to bring civil fraud charges against the...

  24. March 18, 2010

    SEC welcomes Lehman report as ‘helpful’

    Food for thought: SEC chairman Mary Schapiro told the US Congress the report would help regulators The Lehman Brothers...

  25. March 11, 2010

    Curb Barclays' folly

    FT Dot Comment (James Mackintosh) : So, from the dream team that brought Barclays through the financial crisis without a...

  26. February 27, 2010

    $73m BofA package for Lewis

    Ken Lewis, who retired as Bank of America's chief executive at the end of 2009, received more than $73m in pension benefits,...

  27. February 27, 2010

    $73m BofA package for Lewis

    Ken Lewis, who retired as Bank of America’s chief executive at the end of 2009, received more than $73m in pension benefits,...

  28. February 23, 2010

    BofA in $150m settlement to end SEC case

    A US federal judge yesterday approved a $150m settlement between Bank of America and the Securities and Exchange Commission...

  29. February 23, 2010

    Approval of $150m deal ends dispute between BofA and SEC

    A US federal judge yesterday approved a $150m settlement between Bank of America and the Securities and Exchange Commission...

  30. February 22, 2010

    Judge approves BofA settlement with SEC

    A US federal judge on Monday approved a $150m settlement between Bank of America and the Securities and Exchange Commission...

  31. FT Alphaville

    February 19, 2010

    BofA’s Lewis knew of legal decision

    Former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis told the SEC he was twice briefed on legal decisions not to disclose escalating losses...

  32. February 18, 2010

    Retirement perks voted down by BofA

    Bank of America’s board voted on Wednesday against renewing a special retirement agreement that allowed director Chad...

  33. February 18, 2010

    Retirement perks voted down by BofA

    Bank of America's board voted yesterday against renewing a special retirement agreement that allowed director Chad Gifford...

  34. February 17, 2010

    Scapegoating does not prevent crises

    With the public still in high dudgeon about bank bail-outs and Wall Street bonuses, numerous candidates for public...

  35. February 15, 2010

    Scapegoating will not prevent another crisis

    With the public still in high dudgeon about bank bail-outs and Wall Street bonuses, numerous candidates for public...

  36. February 14, 2010

    Scapegoating will not stop another crisis

    With the public still in high dudgeon about bank bail-outs and Wall Street bonuses, numerous candidates for public...

  37. February 12, 2010

    Executive leaves BofA after 33 years

    Steele Alphin, the powerful chief administrative officer of Bank of America, is leaving his post after 33 years with the...

  38. February 12, 2010

    Key BofA veteran leaves as Moynihan digs in

    Steele Alphin, the powerful chief administrative officer of Bank of America, is leaving his post after 33 years with the...

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