The financial sector has seen lots of job cuts, and Wall Street should brace for more -- perhaps 80,000 by year's end.
There's lots of trouble with big financials, but after sharp declines, this may be a buying opportunity.
Of all the villains in the home loan crisis, the Justice Department appears ready to target the least bad: Goldman Sachs.
The battered financial has nowhere to go but up -- if you believe Wall Street price targets.
Banks are starting to offer more cards to customers with blemished records.
The Oracle goes against the grain and praises the government for guiding the economy through crisis.
The financial sector can be a volatile place for investors right now, but these Latin American banks are booming
There will be winners and losers if financial regulatory reform passes. Giant banks will be stung; smaller ones will win out.
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