Weekly Financial Biz Roundup: JP Morgan Chase Banking Fees Collapse, Carlyle Group Aims for IPO

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) hit fresh 52-week lows as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission reportedly expanded its MF Global investigation to include activity at the futures exchange.

Investing Insights: Can Precious Metals Overcome U.S. Dollar Strength?

HSBC (NYSE:HBC), PNC (NYSE:PNC), MetLife (NYSE:MET), SunTrust (NYSE:STI) and U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) will most likely join a wide-ranging mortgage settlement in the works with the Justice Department, who is reported to be reaching out.

Investing Insights: Are Investors Getting Physical With Gold and Silver?

The NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) – Deutsche Boerse merger may be thrown in the trash by the European Union. However, the exchanges have signaled they are committed to seeing the process through and are engaging in a vigorous lobbying campaign to reverse the decision.