Here's a look at banking and finance headlines this morning:
- Regulators will publish full results next year of their "stress test" of top U.S. banks, including Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co., to help reassure investors, the Wall Street Journal reports.
- A bank executive offers a new defense for his role in the financial crisis, the New York Times writes: "My regulator told me to do it."
- Despite big banks' move to eliminate planned debit card fees, the proposed charges continue to rankle customers, SmartMoney blog Pay Dirt says.
- Forbes has more from analyst Dick Bove on why Bank of America is "fine," despite this week's story about a warning from regulators to get stronger.
- Seeking Alpha poses a question: If Bank of America had no need to raise additional capital, as the company indicated earlier this year, why does it keep raising capital?