An advisory firm is telling shareholders to vote against executive pay proposals at 3 large financial institutions.
America's shale oil boom and increased production in Canada have offset supply disruptions in several turbulent oil-producing nations.
The banks's exposure to conflict in Mexico and South Korea has hurt recent results, but Citigroup has avoided trouble in Ukraine so far.
The Chinese company may add more shares to the deal, pushing the offering beyond $20 billion.
Banks are being forced to return to their utilitarian roots. But will they be able to make money?
Bank CEOs make for easy targets. But behind them are the potentially more powerful directors that should be held to account as well.
The current earnings crop is expected to be the low point of this year's picture, however.
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