U.K. Exit Is Different This Time

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:10:50 EDT
The fall in the pound highlights a big vulnerability: Britain needs to borrow from abroad. If foreign investors curb the flow, that could hit the economy and the banks.

Brexit: This Is Not a Drill -- Banks Get a Real-Life Stress Test

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:35:45 EDT
If there wasn’t so much pain involved, investors in the biggest U.S. banks might enjoy the irony: little more than six hours after the U.S. Federal Reserve released its first round of bank ‘stress test’ results, financial firms and markets get a real-world version.

The Week After the Day After Brexit

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:20:29 EDT
Markets may be calmer but edgy next week following the U.K. decision to leave the European Union.

Brexit Collateral Damage Puts Japan in Hot Seat

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:21:48 EDT
With “Brexit” sending the yen to its strongest level in years, the Bank of Japan will need to prepare a response.

Why 'Brexit' Will Raise Trade Barriers

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:10:20 EDT
Britain’s new trade bargain with the European Union won’t be settled for years, but investors shouldn’t bank on a maintenance of the status quo.

Why 'Brexit' Is No Lehman

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:41:25 EDT
Massive market dislocations such as the immediate aftermath of the shock Brexit vote on Friday invite superlatives. But neither the change in the VIX volatility index, nor its absolute level, would make a mark in the record books—not even close.

Brexit: A Seismic Slap in the Face of Markets

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:21:16 EDT
Markets got Brexit dead wrong. Now comes the fallout.

Looking for 'Brexit' Bargain Stocks? Be Prepared to Dig Deep

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:36:54 EDT
Bargain-hunters need creative thinking and an appetite for risk as they look through the wreckage in markets following the ‘Brexit’ vote.

Why Banks Are Taking Brunt of 'Brexit' Crash

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:42:42 EDT
The Brexit result hammered bank stocks, but this isn’t about a 2008-type panic run on the financial system.