Regional bank failures may be ahead, Former FDIC head Bair warns

Regional bank earnings may expose critical weaknesses, according to Sheila Bair, former chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Their quarterly numbers begin hitting Wall Street this week. “I’m worried about a handful of them,” Bair told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Tuesday. “I think some of them are still overly reliant on industry deposits, … Read more

What Reddit’s IPO means for portfolio name Morgan Stanley

Reddit’s public debut is not only a watershed moment for the social media company, but it also could deliver broad benefits for the Wall Street firm leading the multibillion-dollar deal: Club holding Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, Reddit will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange with a targeted valuation of around $6.5 billion . … Read more

It’s been a year since SVB’s failure. Where our bank stocks stands now

It’s been a year this week since the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank sent shockwaves through the banking sector. While the crisis most directly affected the regionals, major U.S. financial institutions for most of 2023 also found their stocks under assault. Big banks, like Club holding Wells Fargo , were largely able to turn the … Read more

How Wells Fargo stock reacted to 6 regulatory orders being lifted

Since taking over as CEO of Wells Fargo in 2019, Charlie Scharf has been cleaning up the bank. He’s cleared six consent orders tied to past misdeeds there that predated his tenure. Management has eight more to go, a source told CNBC , including one from the Federal Reserve about six years ago that caps … Read more