Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’
The Federal Reserve maintained a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” after asset purchases are completed.
European Stocks Rise With Bonds as Euro Slips on ECB Stimulus
The European Central Bank unexpectedly cut interest rates and announced a bond-buying program.
BofA to Pay $16.65 Billion to End U.S. Mortgage Probes
The settlement, which includes $7 billion in consumer relief and a $5 billion penalty, is the harshest penalty yet related to the 2008 financial crisis.
BofA Q2 Earnings Tumble on $4 Billion Expense for Litigation
Bank of America spent $4 billion in the second quarter to cover litigation costs, including a mortgage settlement with American International Group.
U.S. Stocks Fluctuate With Treasuries on Fed Comments; Oil Drops
U.S. stocks fell as the Fed said valuations for smaller companies in social media and biotech appear “substantially stretched.”
JPMorgan, Goldman Beat Estimates: Q2 Earnings
Bond trading revenue fell at both banks, though less than expected, but CEO Jamie Dimon's health issues overshadowed JPMorgan's results.
Retirees Suffer as 401(k) Rollover Boom Enriches Brokers
A three-month Bloomberg investigation found that former employees at major companies say sales reps lured them into rolling their 401(k)s into unsuitable investments.
World Economy Stabilizes in ‘Great Moderation 2.0’: JPMorgan
Low market volatility and minimal employment variability means good news for equities, a JPMorgan analyst says.
Bank of America Fighting to Keep Dividend Hike After $4 Billion Blunder
Bank of America's note valuation error is "a step backwards for them," says one institutional investor, and "raises credibility issues."
BofA Halts Buybacks, Dividend Increase After Error; Stock Dives
Bank of America made a mistake in its stress-test report to the Federal Reserve; the stock took a 5.2% intraday slide.