New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News For FMER;MMC;BCS;ZION;TRV;WFC From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
<< 1 | 2 | all recent news | >>
October 31, 2014
10:29 EDTBCSBOE sets U.K. bank leverage ratio at 4.05%
Subscribe for More Information
October 30, 2014
08:30 EDTBCSBarclays accused in suit of bribing Saudi royalty, NY Post reports
Subscribe for More Information
07:32 EDTWFCRaymond James affiliate Steward Partners recruits Wells Fargo team
Subscribe for More Information
05:38 EDTBCSBarclays reports Q3 adjusted profit GBP 1.59B vs. GBP 1.39B last year
Subscribe for More Information
October 29, 2014
19:18 EDTWFCAppellate court upholds $203M judgement against Wells Fargo
Subscribe for More Information
07:26 EDTWFCSecurities Industry & Financial Markets Association to hold a forum
The SIFMA Complex Products Forum is being held in New York on October 29.
06:39 EDTBCSECB says loan demand expected to rise, Reuters reports
Demand for loans from euro zone banks is expected to rise sharply this quarter, the European Central Bank stated in a report, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, the bloc's banks are expected to ease credit standards in Q4, after credit standards in France and Germany eased in Q3, the news service quoted the ECB as saying. Publicly traded companies in the space include Banco Santander (SAN), Barclays (BCS), Credit Suisse (CS), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC (HSBC), ING Groep (ING), Lloyds Banking (LYG), Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and UBS (UBS). Reference Link
October 28, 2014
08:12 EDTWFCBurdale to adopt Wells Fargo trade name
Subscribe for More Information
07:32 EDTFMERFirstMerit reports Q3 EPS 37c, consensus 37c
Subscribe for More Information
07:12 EDTMMCMarsh & McLennan reports Q3 adjusted EPS 56c, consensus 52c
Subscribe for More Information
06:04 EDTBCSBarclays provides strategic update, plans to cut 9,000 jobs
Barclays said, "We will commence a second phase of Simplification and cost efficiency to achieve run-rate savings of £1 billion per annum by the end of 2017, creating value for customers and improving our long-term competitiveness. In order to achieve these savings, we will invest around £1.6 billion over three years on initiatives to simplify processes and increase automation. In particular, we will digitise our key customer journeys to improve customer service and increase the efficiency of end-to-end processing...Within the organisation, we will rebalance roles to reflect the evolving nature of the business and ensure we have the people and capabilities required for the transition to a more digitised, IT enabled business. We anticipate a reduction of approximately 9,000 full time roles across the business while building new capability in digital and IT. We will also further rationalize our legal entities, including our life companies." Barclays issued new medium-term targets for efficiency, risk and returns: Cost:income ratio to exit 2017 at around 45%; Simplification run-rate savings of GBP 1B per annum by the end of 2017; Asset quality ratio of around 40 basis points through the economic cycle, and lower than this over the next three years; Sustainable returns on required equity of around 13.5%-15% by the end of the strategic plan period and through the economic cycle.
October 27, 2014
15:36 EDTMMCNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
Subscribe for More Information
13:13 EDTBCSU.K. banks to raise PPI compensation provisions, Sky News reports
Subscribe for More Information
09:03 EDTMMCMercer to acquire Jeitosa Group International, terms not disclosed
Mercer announced that it has agreed to acquire the business of Workday Services Partner Jeitosa Group International, a global HR business consultancy and IT systems integration firm. The transaction is subject to the terms and conditions of the definitive agreement between Mercer and Jeitosa Group International and is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
07:38 EDTWFCCyber security start-ups hot with investors, including banks, FT says
Corporate venture arms have more than doubled their investment in cyber security start-ups over the last two years, according to Financial Times, citing data from CB Insights. While technology companies such as Google (GOOG), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) are leading, the report notes that the venture capital units of Citibank (C), Wells Fargo (WFC) and General Electric (GE) have also been active investors in security start-ups. Reference Link
07:30 EDTBCSInternational Economic Forum of the Americas to hold a forum
Subscribe for More Information
October 26, 2014
17:32 EDTBCSEuropean banks may gain after ECB stress tests, Bloomberg says
Subscribe for More Information
13:27 EDTBCSECB releases results of bank stress test
Subscribe for More Information
October 24, 2014
08:44 EDTBCSECB draft shows 25 EU banks set to fail stress test, Bloomberg says
Bloomberg cites a draft ECB document the news service has viewed. Publicly traded EU banks include Banco Santander (SAN), Barclays (BCS), Credit Suisse (CS), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC (HSBC), ING Groep (ING), Lloyds Banking (LYG), Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and UBS (UBS).
October 23, 2014
07:25 EDTWFCCitigroup, others careful of Ergen amid possible T-Mobile offer, Bloomberg says
Subscribe for More Information
06:32 EDTWFCGovernment relaxing mortgage regulations, NY Times says
Subscribe for More Information
October 22, 2014
08:00 EDTWFCWells Fargo sees opportunity with deeper move into Europe, WSJ says
Subscribe for More Information
October 21, 2014
16:36 EDTTRVOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were higher after a report showed existing homes sales hit their fastest pace in a year during September and Apple (AAPL) gave a better than expected sales forecast for its December quarter. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., existing home sales beat estimates in September, rising 2.4% from the prior month to a 5.17M rate. In China, GDP slowed to 7.3% year-over-year growth pace in Q3 from 7.5% in Q2, though that was slightly better than expected. Chinese industrial production expanded at a 8.0% rate in September, which was well above projections and up from 6.9% growth in August. China's retail sales grew 11.6% in September compared to the prior year, which was nearly in-line with expectations. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of Apple rose $2.71, or 2.72%, to $102.47 after the company reported better than expected quarterly results and gave a better than expected forecast for its sales during the holiday quarter. Following last night's report, analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald said the iPhone maker "executed impressively" in Q4 and provided a strong outlook for Q1. The firm, which believes investors should "start thinking more boldly" about the company, raised its price target for shares to $143 from $123 and kept a Buy rating on the stock... Five of the Dow's 30 members reported on their quarterly results this morning and Coca-Cola (KO) was the clear loser in the bunch. The soda giant's shares dropped $2.61, or 6.03%, to $40.68 after its revenue missed expectations, it warned that it now expects to be below its long-term EPS growth target for 2014, and the company announced new cost-saving measures. Among the other four, McDonald’s (MCD) fell 0.63%, Verizon (VZ) added 0.43%, United Technologies (UTX) gained 0.49%, and Travelers (TRV) rose 1.12%. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers following their earnings reports were medical equipment manufacturer Waters (WAT), which rose $9.63, or 9.87%, to $107.17, and motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG), which advanced $4.27, or 7.31%, to $62.65. Among the noteworthy losers was Ocwen Financial (OCN), which plunged $4.78, or 18.2%, to $21.48 after the company was called out by the New York Department of Financial Services for erroneously dated letters to borrowers. Benjamin Lawsky, the Superintendent for the NYDFS, stated in his letter to the company that if his department concludes it cannot trust Ocwen's systems and processes, "then it cannot trust Ocwen is complying with the law." Also lower following their earnings reports were Mexican restaurant operator Chipotle (CMG), which fell $45.48, or 6.96%, to $607.55, and defense contractor Lockheed Martin (LMT), which slid $2.92, or 1.66%, to $172.61. INDEXES: The Dow gained 215.14, or 1.31%, to 16,614.81, the Nasdaq advanced 103.40, or 2.4%, to 4,419.48, and the S&P 500 rose 37.27, or 1.96%, to 1,941.28.
12:57 EDTTRVOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Subscribe for More Information
08:18 EDTWFC, BCSBasel Committee accelerating work on leverage ratio, FT says
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will begin work on the calibration of the leverage ratio, a measure of bank capital seen as less vulnerable to manipulation, sooner than previously planned, which suggests the finished rule could be released as soon as 2015 or 2016, which is ahead of the previous target date of 2017, reported Financial Times, citing comments from the secretary-general of the committee, William Coen. Publicly traded large U.S. banks include Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Publicly traded large EU banks include Banco Santander (SAN), Barclays (BCS), Credit Suisse (CS), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC (HSBC), ING Groep (ING), Lloyds Banking (LYG), Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and UBS (UBS). Reference Link
06:59 EDTTRVTravelers reports Q3 net written premiums up 6% to $6.03B
Total capital returned to shareholders of $937 million in the quarter, including $751 million in share repurchases. Year-to-date total capital returned to shareholders of $2.885 billion. Increases in book value per share of 9% to $76.42 and adjusted book value per share of 6% to $70.64 from year-end 2013.
06:58 EDTTRVTravelers reports Q3 EPS $2.61, consensus $2.27
Subscribe for More Information
October 20, 2014
16:13 EDTZIONZions Bancorp reports Q3 EPS 40c, consensus 44c
The estimated Tier 1 common equity ratio increased to 11.88% at September 30. Net loans and leases held for investment increased $110M to $39.7B. The allowance for credit losses was $690M. Tangible book value per share for Q3 was $26.00.
15:36 EDTTRVNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
Subscribe for More Information
15:30 EDTZIONNotable companies reporting after market close
Subscribe for More Information
08:32 EDTMMCMarsh to acquire Torrent Technologies, terms not disclosed
Marsh announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Torrent Technologies, a service provider to Write Your Own insurers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Terms were not disclosed.
07:21 EDTBCSFederal Reserve Bank of New York and Boston to hold a workshop
Subscribe for More Information
<< 1 | 2 | all recent news | >>

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use