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    1. August 24, 2016

      Blockchain offers banks the chance to rehabilitate their image

      It is little wonder that the world’s big banks like to talk about the blockchain. Tarnished by the 2008 financial...

    2. August 19, 2016

      Deutsche whistleblower Ben Artzi moves on after spurning award

      Eric Ben Artzi, the former risk officer who helped to expose false accounting at Deutsche Bank, this week shocked Wall...

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    1. August 19, 2016

      Goldman Sachs names new retail arm Marcus

      As Goldman Sachs shifts its focus from Wall Street to Main Street, the big US bank known for catering to the rich and...

    2. August 18, 2016

      We must protect shareholders from executive wrongdoing

      I just got word from the Securities and Exchange Commission that I am to receive half of a $16.5m whistleblower award....

    3. August 18, 2016

      The hidden pipes of finance may be furring up

      A decade ago JPMorgan Chase looked like a financial octopus: its tentacles reached into almost every part of the Wall...

    4. August 17, 2016

      Goldman Sachs: A play for the 99%

      In April this year Goldman Sachs did something it had never done before. For almost 150 years, it had prospered by...

    5. August 16, 2016

      PwC on trial for not spotting $2.9bn fraud

      The biggest ever trial of an audit firm has a lot of lurid elements: a $2.9bn fraud, carried out over years, in which...

    6. August 16, 2016

      ValueAct takes $1bn stake in Morgan Stanley

      The activist hedge fund ValueAct has disclosed a $1.1bn investment in Morgan Stanley, giving it a powerful voice at a...

    7. August 14, 2016

      PwC sued for $5.5bn over mortgage underwriter TBW’s collapse

      PwC is being sued for a record $5.5bn for failing to detect fraud that led to a bank collapse during the global...

    8. August 9, 2016

      US lenders fall behind in dealmaking drive

      Another one bites the dust. EverBank, the online-focused lender, agreed this week to a $2.5bn takeover from the...

    9. August 8, 2016

      TIAA in drive for young customers with $2.5bn EverBank deal

      TIAA, the US financial services group that started life providing retirement income for teachers and academics, is...

    10. August 5, 2016

      Europe’s investment banks sharply underperform US rivals

      Europe’s investment banks dramatically underperformed their US rivals in the second quarter, continuing a post-crisis...

    11. August 4, 2016

      Goldman warns of Brexit restructuring

      Goldman Sachs has said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could force it to “restructure” some of its UK operations, in one...

    12. August 4, 2016

      US banks step up credit card push in search of hefty returns

      Fancy 5 per cent off all Amazon purchases? How about a free ride on Uber for every 10 you take? Perhaps you would...

    13. August 3, 2016

      TIAA in talks to buy EverBank for $2.5bn

      TIAA is in talks to buy the lender EverBank Financial for about $2.5bn, according to people familiar with the matter,...

    14. August 1, 2016

      The case for tough rules on ‘revolving door’ jobs

      There is a well-trodden path between Washington and Wall Street, with former politicians and senior officials able to...

    15. July 31, 2016

      US $18bn credit card debt spree sparks fears

      US banks have ramped up lending to consumers through credit cards and overdrafts at the fastest pace since 2007,...

    16. July 30, 2016

      Stress tests do little to restore faith in European banks

      Regulatory authorities have a patchy record when it comes to being in tune with the markets. But the dissonance between...

    17. July 29, 2016

      Banks warned on leveraged lending ‘gaps’

      Federal regulators have turned up the heat on big US banks lending to companies already carrying lots of debt, fearing...

    18. July 22, 2016

      Continuous guidance offers US an escape from the quarterly grind

      Twice this week, a big German company has front-run its scheduled quarterly earnings call and unexpectedly released...

    19. July 20, 2016

      US consumers buoy big lenders’ profits

      The American consumer is in decent financial shape — at least if recent earnings announcements from the biggest US...

    20. July 20, 2016

      Morgan Stanley helped by cuts and deals

      Morgan Stanley fanned hopes that a shake-up of its trading division could lead to significantly better profits on...

    21. July 19, 2016

      Goldman returns signal Wall St squeeze

      Goldman Sachs has notched its fourth quarter in a row of single-digit returns on equity, signalling a big squeeze on...

    22. July 19, 2016

      US bank earnings: five things to watch from Goldman Sachs

      US banks’ second-quarter reporting season continues on Tuesday with Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street thoroughbred. Here...

    23. July 19, 2016

      Wall Street on edge as Republicans warm to Glass-Steagall

      The Republican convention has left Wall Street banks on edge by embracing a populist proposal to break up big...

    24. July 18, 2016

      Wells Fargo spends £300m on European headquarters in London

      Wells Fargo has struck a £300m deal to buy a new European headquarters in the heart of London’s financial district in a...

    25. July 18, 2016

      Bank of America sets new cost target as low rates bite

      Bank of America has set a new target to cut billions of dollars in costs as it attempts to improve returns in the face...

    26. July 15, 2016

      Citigroup revenues at lowest level since 2002 

      Citigroup has produced its lowest second-quarter revenues for at least 14 years, underlining how it has sought to slim...

    27. July 15, 2016

      JPMorgan’s altruistic wage move set to pay dividends

      JPMorgan Chase hit the headlines this week when it announced it was raising pay for 18,000 of its lowest earners. Chief...

    28. July 15, 2016

      Wall St pay battle heats up as US election looms

      Say you’re a trader on Wall Street, and you want to give your secretary a festive bonus. Or maybe you run a call-centre...

    29. July 14, 2016

      JPMorgan: dressed to impress

      At this rate, recruits at JPMorgan will be back to wearing jackets and ties before long. Earlier this year, the...

    30. July 14, 2016

      JPMorgan beats depressed profit forecasts

      JPMorgan Chase opened the big banks’ quarterly reporting season with better than expected results despite stubbornly...

    31. July 13, 2016

      US bank earnings: five things to watch as JPMorgan goes first

      US banks’ second-quarter reporting season begins on Thursday, with JPMorgan Chase — the biggest by assets — playing its...

    32. July 12, 2016

      Investors alert to surge in chief executive pay

      Enjoy it while it lasts. That’s the message from investors who have been watching the rise in chief executive pay...

    33. July 12, 2016

      Pay for big bank chief executives jumps nearly 8%

      Pay for big banks’ chief executives shot up 7.6 per cent in 2015 — more than 10 times faster than a year earlier — to...

    34. July 12, 2016

      Regulator sounds new alert on banks’ property lending

      A top US regulator has sounded a new alert over banks’ commercial real estate lending, adding to concerns that bubbles...

    35. July 10, 2016

      Wall Street analysts cut big banks’ profit forecasts

      Wall Street analysts have taken an axe to profit forecasts for the biggest US banks, fearing that the US Federal...

    36. July 8, 2016

      Financials jump ahead of earnings updates

      Financial stocks enjoyed a rally on Friday on short covering ahead of second-quarter earnings reports next week. With a...

    37. July 8, 2016

      Goldman Sachs hires former EU chief José Manuel Barroso

      Goldman Sachs has hired the former head of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso to help it through the fallout...

    38. July 8, 2016

      Stress tests cloud future for bank stocks

      This year’s round of stress tests for the big US banks was, as it turned out, less stressful than the last. A couple of...

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