Commercial credit line utilization is at its highest rate since 2009, say the banks, and it's not due to companies desperate for cash.
Groups say loopholes in securities laws allow activist investors to secretly buy large stakes in companies before initiating hostile takeovers.
Thomas Hoenig says "traditional banks" with minimal derivative holdings and large amounts of equity deserve some regulatory relief.
A Google Search executive says the company has not abused its online search dominance, as the European Commission charges.
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.
The IMF's Christine LaGarde welcomes confirmation that a $505 million payment would beat Greece's debt deadline.
A deterioration in business credit conditions in March does not bode well for the U.S. economy, says the NACM.
Strategic buyers are paying hefty prices for growth plays in health-related fields.