Category: Investment Banking

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Operational

U.S. Bank Invests $8.2 Million in Community Possible Grants Focused on Workforce Readiness, Small Business and Financial Wellness

September 26, 2019

Via: Yahoo

Through its Community Possible giving and engagement platform, focused on the areas of Work, Home and Play, U.S. Bank announces $8.2 million in Work grant investments. Funding supports several nonprofits across the country focused on workforce readiness, small business growth […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Bank Stock Roundup: Fed Cuts Rate, JPMorgan, U.S. Bancorp & Wells Fargo in Focus

September 20, 2019

Via: Yahoo

The Federal Reserve’s chairman Jerome Powell announced the second rate cut of 2019, by 25 basis points (bps), at the end of the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this Wednesday. Global economic growth and trade-war related uncertainties leading […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Bank of America downgraded as inverted yield curve, Fed rate cuts to hurt income, analyst says

August 29, 2019


Bank of America could see its profits take a hit over the next year as long-term interest rates continue to fall and “the potential for several additional rate cuts” from the Federal Reserve threaten the bank’s income growth, Raymond James […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

10-year Treasury yield dips below 1.50%

August 26, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield hit a multiyear low in overnight trading on Monday, but later returned to near break-even levels, after President Donald Trump’s shifting tone on the U.S.’s recent broadside of tariffs against China whipsawed equity and bond […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Goldman says buy dividend stocks amid diving yields

August 19, 2019


In a falling rate environment, Goldman Sachs is advising clients to buy high-dividend payers, which it says are trading at their cheapest levels in nearly 40 years relative to stocks with low yields. “With the 10-year Treasury yield at just […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Warren Buffett is a big fan of bank stocks — to the tune of $100 billion

August 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy. Berkshire’s position has built up over years and includes banks, payment companies, […]

Activity, Investment Banking

China trade fight seen dragging on through 2020 in threat to economy, Trump reelection

August 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

The White House’s escalating trade fight with China is increasingly likely to drag on through the 2020 election, handicapping the U.S. economy and potentially endangering President Trump’s re-election. Strategists and economists say the U.S. and China appear further away than […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Barclays nabs $20 billion in hedge fund business from beleaguered Deutsche Bank

July 25, 2019


Barclays is proving to be one of the early winners from the woes of German rival Deutsche Bank. The British bank, run by ex-J.P. Morgan executive Jes Staley, has persuaded hedge fund clients with $20 billion in balances at Deutsche […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Deutsche Bank’s Turnaround Costs Lead to Big Loss

July 24, 2019

Via: The New York Times

Deutsche Bank’s plans to retreat from risky investment banking, fire thousands of people and return to its German roots may eventually create a healthier lender. In the short term, the overhaul will be a major financial drain. That was made […]

Activity, Investment Banking

7 trends for investors in the second half of 2019

July 18, 2019

Via: Daily Finance

What to expect this summer and fall. The first half of 2019 was a wild one for investors, with the S&P 500 gaining an impressive 17%. The ride wasn’t always a smooth one, with concerns over slowing economic growth and […]