• Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks

    8 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face risks that they may be ill-equipped to understand.
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  • Banks rally and lead US stocks higher as 2nd quarter ends

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning as banks rally after the Federal Reserve approved their plans to increase their dividends and buy back more stock. Wells Fargo is leaping after it said it will repurchase $24.5 billion in stock. Nike is climbing after it reported strong results in its latest quarter including improved sales in North America. Stocks are down this week, but are on track to finish the second quarter with small gains.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index jumped 18 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,734 as of 10 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained...
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  • Surprising Stress Test Success for Wells Fargo, and Difficulty for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley

    8 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The Fed's tests of the big banks produced some clear winners and losers. Deutsche Bank fared worst.
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  • Deutsche Bank investors unshaken by U.S. stress test failure

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank investors took a largely long view on its failure in this year's U.S. stress tests, with its shares recovering on Friday from a record low hit earlier this week.
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