President Obama has picked a less polarizing leader for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But it's too early to sound the all-clear for financial stocks.
With Europe in crisis and the US staring down the barrel of default, many investors are asking the same question: What ever happened to the risk-free rate?
Big earnings could affect funds tracking tech, banking and industrials.
CEO Jamie Dimon signaled Thursday that investors should expect more dividends and share buybacks from the nation's second-largest bank.
Former CEO Ken Lewis' decision to buy Countrywide in 2008 has been bleeding the nation's largest bank -- and its investors -- ever since.
This fund's strength lies in its diversified portfolio, which could help investors weather potentially disappointing results from banks.
Despite low valuations, Bank of America, Citigroup and JPMorgan are sucker's bets.
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