Christine Harper is Bloomberg's chief financial correspondent and the lead reporter covering Goldman Sachs. She has worked for Bloomberg News since February 1998, when she joined the London office. During eight years in London, Christine covered beats including European media, technology and telecommunications, corporate debt, and investment banking. She has covered Wall Street from New York since April 2006 and has received awards from the New York Press Club award and the Society of the Silurians.
Before joining Bloomberg, Christine worked for two years for Dow Jones Newswires in Brussels and New Jersey. She previously worked as a correspondent for the Philadelphia Inquirer and as a reporter for The Sun Herald newspaper in Biloxi, Mississippi. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Toronto-Dominion Bank could reach an agreement as soon as today to acquire about half of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s Aerogold Visa portfolio, expanding its credit-card offerings as banks try to counter a consumer- lending slowdown.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank by assets, would be worth 30 percent more if broken into its four business segments, an unlikely scenario, an analyst at Stifel Financial Corp.’s KBW unit said.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among banks whose debt ratings may be cut by Moody’s Investors Service as it examines whether the U.S. would be less likely to ensure creditors are repaid in a crisis.
U.K. and U.S. regulators are preparing to impose fines as soon as mid-September on JPMorgan Chase & Co. after an investigation into the bank’s London trading losses last year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.