banking

The Unexpected Way Wells Fargo & Co Is Beating Citigroup Inc

With the latest earnings from Wells Fargo and Citigroup in the books, it may come as no surprise Wells Fargo topped Citigroup on a total...

Is Apple Getting Ready to Jump Into Mobile Payments?

Ever since Apple introduced the Passbook - a neat app that allows consumers to store loyalty cards, tickets, gift cards and passes on their...

Post Earnings, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, and Citigroup Are Looking Like Solid Buys

While economists and analysts fret over the state of the U.S. economy, the financial sector is doing extremely well. Big banks Wells Fargo ...

Now Is the Time to Buy This Fast Growing Refiner

The energy industry has always been a cyclical one. For patient investors this can serve as a catalyst for long-term, market-beating returns....

Too Many Lousy Financial Stocks Have Kept the Dow Down This Year -- Here's How to Fix That

For the three and a half months of 2014 that ended on Tax Day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average  lost about 1.4%. Over the long run, this is...

H&R Block Banks On Getting Out of Banking

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. U.S. tax prep specialist H&R Block  will try once more to shed its banking...

U.S. Bancorp Reports Earnings of $0.73 per Share as Income Drops 2%

Today U.S. Bancorp announced that in the first quarter of 2014 its earnings stood at $0.73 per share, identical to what it reported in the...

How These 2 Monster Dividend Stocks Work


Source: Flickr / Images of Money.

"If it's not returning cash to me, it's a...

Bank of America: An Expected Hit is no Cause for Concern

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark S&P 500 and the narrower Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.36%...

Bank of America Corp Reports Quarterly Loss Thanks to $6 Billion Legal Expense

Bank of America announced this morning that it recorded a loss of $276 million, or $0.05 per share, in the first...

Is Deutsche Bank's Huge Forex Business in Trouble?


Source: Flickr / Philip C.

Despite foreign exchange markets in developed currencies enjoying a period of relative calm, ...

Stock Market Today: Bank of America's $6 Billion Pain and PNC Financial's $1 Billion Success

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 65 points in pre-market trading, suggesting a strong start to the stock market...

Citigroup's Biggest Success Since 2009

On Monday, Citigroup surprised analysts and investors with first-quarter earnings that handily outpaced the consensus estimate....

How Tax Reform Will Affect These 2 Stocks

At a time when the Chilean economy is cooling and investment is already falling, the local government presented a package to reform the...

A Time-Tested Way to Profit in a "Rigged" Market

Is the market rigged? While it's an interesting question, it might not ultimately matter. Even in a rigged market, history has shown that...

Facebook's Coming Mobile Payments Gambit

Even as its shares have fallen off a cliff of late, social networking kingpin Facebook's  2014 performance is still easily outpacing that of...

Why Morgan Stanley Shares Will Rise to $35

While Fools should generally take the opinion of Wall Street with a grain of salt, it's not a bad idea to take a closer look at...

I'm Buying More of This Banking Special Situation

The thing about being a successful contrarian is that you always look wrong. The market tells you you're wrong -- until one day you're right....

Will Bank of America Pull a Citigroup or a JPMorgan Chase Tomorrow?

Batter up! Tomorrow, Bank of America will be the last of the big four incumbent banks to report Q1 earnings. Investors will naturally be...

What Do the Kashagan Delays Mean for the Oil Industry?

With 13 billion barrels of economically recoverable oil and an estimated peak production of 1.5 million barrels of oil a day, the $50 billion...

Janet Yellen Talks Up Even More Bank Capital Requirements

Federal ReserveJanet Yellen is still getting her feet wet as chairman of the Federal Reserve. A speech on Tuesday morning may only act to create more confusion from...