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Well Then It's Settled?

Well Then It's Settled?

Jillian Berman  08.15.2012
Thing One: It's Settled? Well it looks like that ‘rogue’ New York regulator won this one. Standard Chartered, the British bank accused...
Will Wall Street Heart Paul Ryan?

Will Wall Street Heart Paul Ryan?

Jillian Berman  08.14.2012
Thing One: Will Wall Street
Paul Ryan Takes A Page From The Mitt Romney Playbook

Paul Ryan Takes A Page From The Mitt Romney Playbook

Jillian Berman  08.13.2012
Thing One: Romney-Ryan: After much overhyped anticipation, Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his vice presidential nominee...
Let's Settle This Little Bank Mess Discreetly, Please

Let's Settle This Little Bank Mess Discreetly, Please

Jillian Berman  08.10.2012
Thing One: Let's Settle This In Private: British officials are hoping they can convince Washington regulators to settle this whole U.K.-bank-laundering-money-to-Iran...
Banks Pocketing Gains From Lower Rates

Banks Pocketing Gains From Lower Rates

Mark Gongloff  08. 8.2012
Thing One: Banks Prevent Housing Bubble: You have likely heard -- probably in a nightmarish Facebook ad with a one-eyed bearded man dancing...
How Dare He Bring Charges Against This Bank!

How Dare He Bring Charges Against This Bank!

Mark Gongloff  08. 7.2012
Thing One: How Dare You? Boy, New Yorkers sure are rude, aren't they? Take New York's top banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, who had...
Yet Another Bank In Hot Water

Yet Another Bank In Hot Water

Mark Gongloff  08. 6.2012
Thing One: Banks Gone Wild, Vol. 23: I'm starting to think the Mayans were not talking about a 2012 Apocalypse for the whole entire world,...
Who Will Save Us From The Robots?

Who Will Save Us From The Robots?

Mark Gongloff  08. 5.2012
Thing One: Who Will Save Us From The Robots? So, hooray, Knight Capital has been rescued from its own stupidity. Now who will rescue the...
The Never-Ending Knightmare

The Never-Ending Knightmare

Jillian Berman  08. 3.2012
Thing One: The Never-Ending Knightmare: Knight Capital, the firm that lost $440 million from mistaken trades earlier this week, is learning...
Oh, So That's Why Everybody Hates The Stock Market

Oh, So That's Why Everybody Hates The Stock Market

Mark Gongloff  08. 1.2012
Thing One: Pratfall Of The Machines: I think if I were running the biggest stock market in all the world, the best thing to do would be...
Earth To Europe

Earth To Europe

Mark Gongloff  08. 1.2012
Thing One: Earth To Europe: Europe is sort of like Private Pyle in "Full Metal Jacket," the incompetent oaf that gets the whole platoon...
Central Bankers Prepare To Do Nothing

Central Bankers Prepare To Do Nothing

Mark Gongloff  07.30.2012
Thing One: Are You Ready For Some Nothing? In this week's marquee Olympic event, the 1000-meter Stimulus Resistance -- which, if you're...
Crunch Time Again In Europe

Crunch Time Again In Europe

Mark Gongloff  07.29.2012
Thing One: Unhappy Anniversary: It's getting to be late summer, and you know what that means: Lazy days at the beach, back-to-school sales,...
Barclays Facing More Lawsuits, Investigation

Barclays Facing More Lawsuits, Investigation

Jillian Berman  07.27.2012
Thing One: Barclays' Bad News: Barclays just can’t seem to escape that pesky Libor scandal. The bank reported its earnings on Friday...