Bank of America

Never Lose Money

Investors are very concerned with how much they are going to make. Too often they do not consider how much they could lose.<p>Deviating from the …

Investing

Bank Of America - Why I See 11% In One Month Possible Here

BAC shares got 6% cheaper last week on a non-company specific catalyst.<p>BAC stock is still short of recovering that lost ground, while the market is …

Stocks

Digital wallet services gain rising acceptance

SAN JOSE — Money and wallets simply aren’t what they used to be.<p>Tech giants’ card-less payment services — including Apple Pay, Android Pay from …

Banking

Your ATM is about to get smarter -- And its new capabilities will either excite or frighten you

There are about 3 million ATMs in the world, and 425,000 in the U.S. alone, with almost half owned by banks and other financial institutions. But …

Banking

Caterpillar earnings set to go higher, BofA Merrill analyst says

Caterpillar (CAT +1.2%) tops the Dow, as BofA Merrill Lynch analyst Ross Gilardl, which rates shares a Buy with a $120 price target, thinks CAT's …

Business

Bank Of America: THIS Is What Matters

The debate over BAC is heating up again as evidenced by a cursory review of the recent literature.<p>When you think of any stock, think performance and …

Stocks

Dividend Investing Is NOT Rocket Science (Part 2)

Most "do-it-yourself" investors fail miserably over the long term.<p>As a matter of fact, the majority of professional investors fail to beat the …

Trading

Towne Bank declares $0.14 dividend

Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN) declares $0.14/share quarterly dividend, 7.7% increase from prior dividend of $0.13.<p>Forward yield 1.86%<p>Payable July 12; for …

Stocks

Waiting Around to Buy the Big Dip Is a Bad Strategy

Morning MoneyBeat is the Journal’s pre-market primer. To receive this morning newsletter via email, click here: http://on.wsj.com/MoneyBeatUSSignup<p>OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS<p>U.S. futures and European stocks held steady on Wednesday as investors shrugged off a credit-rating downgrade in China and looked …

Business

Can investors afford to shrug off China’s credit downgrade?

iStockphoto<p>China’s dependence on debt could lead to myriad problems.<p>Moody’s Investors Service’s first downgrade of China’s sovereign rating in nearly 30 years on Wednesday has refocused attention on the country’s addiction to debt. But the subdued reaction from the global markets to the news has …

Merrill Lynch

BofA's Blanch Says OPEC Can No Longer Control Oil Prices

Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses market expectations for OPEC to extended cuts on …

Oil

Bank of America Still Lags U.S. Banking Peers In Terms Of Core Capital Ratio

, Contributor<p>A jump in investment banking profits for the first quarter of the year had a positive impact on capital ratio figures for the largest U.S. banks – helping them increase their capital buffers to well above the fully phased-in levels they need to achieve by 2019. By the end of Q1 2017, …

Banking

Microsoft is worth more than Dallas: Analyst warns of destabilization as tech giants grow more valuable than cities – GeekWire

The world’s largest tech companies are worth more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of most U.S. cities, according to new research from Bank of …

Silicon Valley

For the next Standing Rock, pipeline fighters have a new tactic: Attack the banks

How do you fight a pipeline when the government approves it, big business supports it and megalithic energy companies have seemingly bottomless …

Injustice

Big stock market shocks aren't scaring investors anymore

Big stock market shocks don't scare investors anymore. In fact, swift declines are welcomed with open arms.<p>Traders have been taking advantage of …

Stock Markets

The world in brief, May 24th 2017

On his last day in the Middle East, <b>Donald Trump</b> met <b>Mahmoud Abbas</b>, the Palestinian leader, in Bethlehem. The American president promised “to do …

Mahmoud Abbas

Citi narrowly tops annual FX traders ranking

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. bank Citi held on to top spot in the foreign exchange industry’s main annual ranking of traders by volume on Wednesday …

Markets

Going Long With W.G. - Exclusive Research From WG Investment Research

I recently launched “Going Long With W.G.”, which is a Seeking Alpha Marketplace service focused on finding great companies to hold for the next 10 …

Investing

A definitive breakdown of the gloomy state on Wall Street

Don't be fooled.<p>While Wall Street bank revenues appeared to bounce back in the first quarter of 2017, with banks posting strong results in fixed income trading in particular, industry-wide revenues were still down on the same period from 2012 to 2015.<p>According to data from industry consultant …

Business

Roundtable: 1 Stock I Brag About Owning

Any time someone asks us if we've done well investing on our own, we're likely going to do a bit of bragging on the one stock that has made a big …

Stocks

Blockchain consortium R3 has raised a $107m Series A round of funding from top banks, financial institutions and more

One of the biggest consortium's working on blockchain technology has raised $107m from the world's top banks and other big name investors, it's been …

Banking

Intel and major banks, including HSBC and BOAML, pour $107 million into blockchain group

Intel <b>(NASDAQ: INTC)</b>, Bank of America Merrill Lynch <b>(NYSE: BAC)</b>, HSBC <b>(London Stock Exchange: HSBA-GB)</b> and dozens of other institutions have invested …

Bitcoin

The S&P Remains in a Bullish Pattern as the VIX Stalls

Wednesday's sharp sell-off in equity markets saw the S&P 500 shed nearly 2 percent. Some analysts were calling the end of the bull rally, saying …

Trading

Former Bank Of America VP Accused Of Making $2.7M In Bogus Donations

A former Bank of America executive, along with her husband and another person, have been accused of bank fraud for their alleged involvement in an …

Fraud

TiGenix (TIG) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Health Care Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by TiGenix NV (NYSE:ADS) in conjunction with this event.<p>130<p>Click to enlarge

Merrill Lynch

BankAmeriDeals Offers including Some Travel Offers

American Express Offers definitely receive more attention, Bank of America also has their own money saving program. It isn’t as lucrative as Amex …

Money

Why big banks are in an arms race to upgrade the 50-year-old ATM

The gray-bearded ATM would seem like a goner since mobile usage is surging and cash withdrawals are flatlining. But banks such as JPMorgan, B of A …

Banking

Transfer SPG 1 to 3 to... Choice?

You already knew that it’s possible to transfer SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) points to Marriott at a rate of 1 to 3, but did you know that the same …

Hospitality

Goodbye bragging rights: Charlotte’s no longer the No. 2 U.S. banking center

Charlotte has long prided itself on being the nation’s second-largest banking center, but those are bragging rights the Queen City will have to give …

Charlotte

Hopes dashed for delayed fiduciary rule

Writing in the <i>WSJ</i>, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says there will be no further delays to implementation of the previous administration's fiduciary …

Business