Emerging Markets Bear Burden Of Higher Capital Requirements

Doubts about the impact of heightened capital requirements and other banking regulations on profits, combined with uncertainty about risks related to the euro-zone's debt problems, have prompted banks to consolidate their balance sheets and cut back


For Former Lehman CEO, Life on Wall Street is Tough

The problem for Fuld centered on regulators continued questioning of how much business he was generating at the firm and Fuld’s inability to obtain brokerage licenses from state regulators, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.


BofA to accelerate growth efforts in China

China may become Bank of America's largest revenue and profit contributor in Asia Pacific in two years, according to Huang, who declined to say where the business ranks now.


Citi boosts ABS buying through asset management arm

JPMorgan‘s decision to essentially underwrite the return of the European asset-backed securities (ABS) market after 2007 is one of the most contrarian and successful investment strategies the market has witnessed.


Macquarie Pushes Harder into Asia, Americas

The partnership includes investment banking services such as inbound and outbound M&A as well as equity capital markets transactions. In securities, the agreement provides for exclusive cooperation in institutional equity sales, co-branded research to


Asset management M&A edged up in 2011-report

The level of mergers-and-acquisitions activity in 2012 is likely to be little changed from last year as financial and political uncertainties persist, the report said.


Bank Of America VP Killed In Skiing Crash

A Boston Bank of America vice president was killed Saturday when he crashed into a tree while skiing at the Sugarbush resort in Vermont, according to the Burlington Free Press.


Encore Bancshares reports 4Q earnings

Encore Bancshares, Inc today reported fourth quarter 2011 net earnings of $2.1 million, or $0.17 per diluted common share and full-year net earnings of $7.2 million or $0.11 per diluted common share after deducting preferred dividends for each period.


Signature Bank reports robust results

Net Income for the 2011 Fourth Quarter Reached a Record $40.0 Million, or $0.85 Diluted Earnings Per Share, An Increase of $9.6 Million, or 31.8 Percent, from $30.3 Million, or $0.72 Diluted Earnings Per Share Reported in the 2010 Fourth Quarter.