The dramatic dip in commercial banks' trading income in the first quarter has grabbed the attention of analysts at Standard & Poor's Corp.

Trading income dipped more in the single quarter than in any full year of the past decade, noted Tanya Azarchs, director of S&P's financial institutions group.

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