Multitude of offers to borrowers reflects the desperate state of the mortgage sector
Buyout deals are being financed with debt levels not seen since the last crisis
The recent record-breaking price falls in the commodity are unlikely to last through the end of the year
Momentum investing has been struggling to perform since the beginning of the year
Goldman remains in discussions with US prosecutors over its role as an adviser to the Malaysian investment fund
Pierre Andurand, who runs one of the last big oil-focused hedge funds, took significant losses in October as petroleum prices cratered
Readers respond to the burgeoning debate over brokered deposits, consider the Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020, weigh the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s latest regulatory efforts and more.
In his second straight day of congressional testimony, the central bank’s top regulatory official was put on the defensive about a pending proposal to relieve regional banks from the toughest supervisory requirements.
FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams questioned whether regulators and banks are fully capturing the emerging risks of a new shadow banking system.
A broad decline in bank stocks and investor concerns about specific companies are among the reasons for a spike in insider purchases.