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Risky borrowing returns, but banks are on the sideline

New and untested players, some backed by Wall Street, have helped borrowers pile up billions in loans. What could go wrong?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2019

Risky borrowing makes a comeback, but banks are on the sideline

New and untested players, some backed by Wall Street, have helped borrowers pile up billions in loans. What could go wrong?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2019

Gems and jewellery sector risky, says State Bank of India

The cost of borrowing for the industry has gone up in the last few months which in nothing but direct risk-and-reward relationship at which banks do the pricing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

5 Low-Beta Stocks to Help You Deal With Market Volatility

Less risky stocks can fetch impressive returns if certain parameters are considered. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks I.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 11th, 2019

Risky Business? New Report Says Banks Are Holding More Real Estate Debt Than Thought

The study .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 21st, 2019

Have a Credit Card? You’re Among China’s Fortunate

Access to plastic can drastically improve financial security. Banks should do more to encourage such borrowing......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 21st, 2019

CEOs of 7 mega banks challenged by House committee

One by one, the leaders of seven of the country’s largest banks told skeptical House Democrats on Wednesday that a decade after the global financial crisis, the industry is financially healthier and less risky......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 10th, 2019

U.S. Fed proposes new regulatory regime for foreign banks

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday proposed a new regulatory regime for 23 foreign banks operating in the U.S. that could make life easier for some lenders, while tightening up rules for more risky foreign firms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2019

Surge in risky loans to corporations sparks fears of another financial crisis

Actions by federal regulators and Republicans in Congress over the past two years have paved the way for banks to issue more than $1 trillion in such loans......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 7th, 2019

How regulators, Republicans and big banks fought for a big increase in lucrative but risky corporate loans

Deregulation has made it easier for banks to practice leveraged lending. Some experts fear it could significantly exacerbate the next economic downturn......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 6th, 2019

Market Extra: Banks brace for rocky returns as March proves bruising, analysts say

Mortgage origination is up, but not enough to offset pressure from a flattening, or even inverted, yield curve, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2019

Under U.S. gaze, Latvia votes to dismantle banking bridge to Russia

RIGA/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Latvia's parliament voted on Thursday to scale back domestic banks' ties with risky shell firms under laws aimed at tackling money laundering, but pressure will remain on the Baltic state to do more......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2018

Tax law boosts bank returns

Banks may not have turned the corner, despite posting strong and rising returns on equity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2018

Blankfein: "Central Banks All Around The World Are Buying All The Risky Assets"

We can finally put to rest any financial, economic, ideological or simply philosophical debates why stocks have risen over 300% since the March 2009 post-crisis lows of 666, and we have Lloyd Blankfein's underperforma.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 18th, 2018

Earnings Outlook: Bank earnings: Expect a strong first quarter, but more questions lie ahead

When big banks kick off first-quarter earnings season on Friday, don’t expect a horror show. Earnings will be strong thanks to tax cuts - but questions about the banks’ ability to generate strong returns in the future remain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

Newly public East Bay community bank hungry for acquisitions

United Business Bank President and CEO George Guarini is an industry contrarian when he says buying other banks is less risky than relying on internal growth. He explains why that is......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Bank with 3 Silicon Valley branches hungry for acquisitions after IPO

United Business Bank President and CEO George Guarini is an industry contrarian when he says buying other banks is less risky than relying on internal growth. He explains why that is......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Goldman, Wells Fargo look to credit cards for bigger returns

Two of the biggest U.S. banks, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co., are on the brink of piling into credit card lending, seeking a share of the $183 billion in fees and interest tied to the product......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2018

Prop Trading Returns As Volcker Rewrite Allows Banks To Engage In Short-Term Trades

And just like that, after a ten year hiatus, prop traders are about to become the most desired job on Wall Street (now that hedge funds are replacing their trading desks with algos). As a reminder, the main co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

Capitol Report: Fed to propose changes to crisis-era rule that limited bank risky trading

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will propose changes to the Volcker Rule, the regulation that is supposed to prevent banks from ever again making big bets using customer deposits.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

Federal Reserve votes to ease rule aimed at preventing big banks from making risky financial bets

The Federal Reserve's vote on changes to the Volcker Rule would be a large boost for big banks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 30th, 2018