Barclays faces criminal charges; Warren seeks to toss Wells directors

Receiving Wide Coverage ... Charged: British officials have brought criminal charges against Barclays and four past executives, including former CEO John Varley, over allegedly fraudulent deals it made with Qatar to avoid a government bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. "The case marks the first time that top executives at a U.K. bank face criminal charges for their actions during the financial crisis," the Wall Street Journal noted.

Is This The Airlines Liftoff Investors Have Been Waiting For?

A flurry of good news lifted airline stocks higher last week, reversing a drop in altitude that's weighed on the industry so far in 2016. Fueled primarily by a bullish report from Deutsche Bank, American Airlines , Delta Air Lines and United Continental collectively advanced 6.5 percent last Tuesday alone.