A growing number of fund managers think global equities and bonds are close to bubble territory, according to BofA Merrill Lynch.
The exits of targeted GE Capital businesses should release about $35 billion in dividends that are expected to be allocated to the buyback.
By demanding share buybacks and dividends, which are paid out of cash reserves, activists threaten debt repayments.
The JPMorgan plan will monitor employees to see if they have the potential to violate banking or securities laws.
As a result of Basel III, some banks will pass costs along to their customers.
Lawrence Summers says the United States has only itself to blame for the formation of the China bank.
The IMF's Christine LaGarde welcomes confirmation that a $505 million payment would beat Greece's debt deadline.
The companies bought a six-month supply of wheat in an attempt to lower cash wheat prices, the CFTC alleges.
The retailing giant is forming a real estate investment trust that will buy 254 of its Sears and Kmart properties.