Banks

Will Barclays reprise its role as sucker to take the hardest fall? Or has it learned its lesson and won’t be raising its hand first this time? Read more »

  • 24 Jul 2014 at 11:49 AM
  • Banks

France Stakes Claim Its Share Of UBS’s Legal Reserve

Last seen whining (albeit not entirely without justification) about how unfairly the U.S. was treating its banks, France has decided it might not mind piling on a foreign bank itself. Read more »

When Brady Dougan & co. pleaded guilty to being a Swiss bank earlier this year, it doomed the firm to its worst quarter since the financial crisis. On the other hand, if it weren’t for helping non-Swiss people avoid taxes, there probably wouldn’t even be a Credit Suisse in the first place. So, you know, totally worth it. Read more »

  • 17 Jul 2014 at 1:55 PM
  • Banks

Justice Department Having Way Too Much Fun To Stop Suing Banks Now

It knows that it can’t keep Brian Moynihan hilariously squirming forever, so it’s looking for its next kicks. Read more »

  • 16 Jul 2014 at 1:36 PM
  • Banks

Brian Moynihan’s Law Firms Had A Great Second Quarter

Brian Moynihan himself less so. Read more »

  • 15 Jul 2014 at 3:11 PM
  • Banks

Goldman Demonstrates How It’s Done

Lloyd Blankfein just couldn’t resist an opportunity to show up his “rivals” Mike and Jamie. Read more »

  • 14 Jul 2014 at 3:25 PM
  • Banks

Lies, Damn Lies And Nonperforming Loan Levels

Things are getting better in Spain. Just perhaps not as fast as certain numbers might have you thinking. Read more »