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  • Volcker

    Will Volcker hit market-making?

    Top News | 15 October 2011

    Senior US investment bankers have expressed concern that the so-called Volcker rule in its current form will severely inhibit market-making activities, potentially putting US banks at a significant disadvantage against foreign rivals.

  • Wells notices could be hidden

    People & Markets | 29 June 2012

    US banks have been peppered with Wells notices in recent years, as the Securities and Exchange Commission has been under pressure to investigate them on a number of different fronts.

  • Wells Fargo swoops on Citadel

    People & Markets | 19 August 2011

    Wells Fargo has jumped on the winding down of Citadel Securities by poaching 25 bankers – and their deals – in a move the US lender hopes will further boost its already-growing market share. The hires come after Kenneth Griffin, the founder of Citadel, decided to abandon his plans to build out an investment bank.

  • A US flag flies above Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco

    Wells Fargo looks to investment bank for growth

    People & Markets | 11 May 2012

    Wells Fargo is planning an expansion of its investment banking and prime brokerage businesses, as it seeks to counter a slowdown in its traditional deposit taking and mortgage activities.

  • Wall Street still pays well

    People & Markets | 12 October 2012

    For those New York City bankers with a job, times have been pretty good. The average salary – including bonus – was US$362,950 in 2011, up 17% over the course of the past two years, according to an industry report put out by New York State that was based on the tax records of Wall Street workers.

  • Wall-Street

    Wall Street faces tougher rules

    People & Markets | 18 May 2012

    Bank advocates said that tougher regulation is likely after JP Morgan revealed potential losses linked to supposed hedges.

  • Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker

    Volcker Rule likely to face delays

    People & Markets | 02 December 2011

    A number of leading bank analysts are doubtful that US regulators will be able to produce the final version of the Volcker Rule by the deadline of July 21 2012.

  • Volcker Rule details expected

    People & Markets | 07 October 2011

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp is expected to release a 205-page document on October 11 that will provide further details to the contentious Volcker Rule.

  • Volcker puts a dent in risk taking

    People & Markets | 08 March 2013

    US banks continued to report a drop in risk-taking last year, as market volatility subsided and many cut back on bets in anticipation of new regulations designed to make the banking system safer.

  • US underwriters expect mixed 2013

    People & Markets | 12 January 2013

    Debt capital markets bankers are uncertain whether they will be able to pull out another bumper year like they did last year, when fees jumped 25% over 2011.

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