Articles by Christopher Harress
- Tax Loophole May Mean JPMorgan Recoups Part Of Billion-Dollar Fines
October 23 2013 1:54 PM
As JPMorgan's fines start to mount, a tax loophole means that they could end up paying a lot less.
- JPMorgan's Checkbook To Take Another Battering
October 23 2013 8:42 AM
A bad month is due to get worse as JPMorgan, fresh from a $13 billion DOJ settlement, is facing an additional $5.75 billion blow.
- Russia's Reliance On Oil Could Cost It Dearly
October 22 2013 3:47 PM
Russia relies on oil for 50 percent of its revenue, so what is it going to do when -- or if -- Iranian oil hits the market again?
- The Most Overpaid CEOs On Wall Street
October 22 2013 6:20 AM
A poor third quarter for Wall Street has renewed criticism of executive compensation. Who is the most overpaid?
- JPMorgan's Fine And What It Could Have Been Spent On Instead
October 21 2013 11:36 AM
A $13 billion fine might be the "cost of doing business" for JPMorgan, but it's a crime when you think of how it could otherwise be spent.
- Islamic Bond Project Huge Success In Nigeria
October 18 2013 2:25 PM
Africa is on pace to have 400 million Muslims by 2030, so the need for effective Islamic banking services is crucial.
- Here Are The Libor Defendants The UK Won't Let The WSJ Print
October 18 2013 10:27 AM
A U.K. court has ordered the Wall Street Journal to take down an online article that named defendants in the Libor case.
- New York City Home Sales Remain Strong
October 18 2013 5:50 AM
After years in a slump, NYC is seeing a huge increase in home prices fueled by big sales figures in two boroughs.
- Piracy Makes Troubling Comeback In Indian Ocean
October 17 2013 4:55 PM
Seven years after pirate attacks hit the headlines off the coast of Somalia, they're back all over the Indian Ocean.
- China: Political Posturing Has Hurt Economies
October 17 2013 10:54 AM
The United States has saved itself just in the nick of time, but China doesn't care, as it downgraded the U.S.'s financial rating.
- Will Governments Start To Come After Your Savings?
October 16 2013 1:30 PM
Five years after the global financial crisis, the IMF is suggesting states place a 10% tax on all households.
- Goldman's Profits Likely Fell In Q3, But Some Operations Grew
October 16 2013 8:23 AM
Goldman Sachs will post earnings on Thursday, and it likely made less this quarter than in Q3 2012 as bond markets were quiet.
- Bank Of America Seen Posting Profit, Aided By Q3's Solid Stock Gains
October 15 2013 11:06 AM
The weakening mortgage sector has plagued banks this quarter, but Bank of America is predicted to escape the worst.
- US Govt Shutdown's Impact: A State-By-State Analysis
October 14 2013 11:17 AM
Now in its third week, it's clear that the government's partial shutdown is affecting many more people than just federal employees.
- Citigroup Q3 Results To Show Mortgage Softness
October 11 2013 9:20 AM
Citigroup to post results on Monday that reflect weakening mortgage business after rate jump.
- JPMorgan Feels The Price Of Doing Business
October 10 2013 10:05 AM
America's biggest bank by assets to reveal losses in this quarter as trading revenues and litigation costs soar.
- Capital Controls Keep Iceland Hanging On
October 09 2013 12:50 PM
Five years after the financial crisis, Iceland is still struggling with its huge debts, but for now its capital controls are keeping it afloat.
- Politicians Keep Fit As Govt Workers Struggle
October 09 2013 8:24 AM
The House and Senate gyms, deemed "essential," remain open during the government shutdown, while furloughed workers try to manage their bills.
- Broke Iran Needs Sanctions Lifted
October 08 2013 4:32 PM
After years of keeping Western inspectors out, it looks like Iran will have to let them in after finding itself near broke.
- Where Is The Cheapest ATM Fee In America?
October 07 2013 4:21 PM
ATM fees are irritating, so here's a list comparing the highest and lowest with the national average.