Aug 7, 2012 Standard Chartered denies passing Iranian funds through the U.S. But after other laundering cases, why is the U.S. popular for cleansing money?
Aug 7, 2012 Shares of the British bank Standard Chartered are tanking in London this morning -- down some 25 percent. New York financial regulators say the bank concealed billions of dollars of illegal transactions for Iranian customers.
Aug 7, 2012 Standard Chartered could soon have its banking license revoked in the nation's financial center, because of allegations that the bank has been hiding tens of thousands of secret transactions with Iran.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 6, 2012 The LIBOR rigging scandal extends beyond Wall Street. Local governments allege fake rates made budget shortfalls worse and hit public services.
Jul 30, 2012 Last week we spent plenty of breath on Sandy Weill, the former head of Citigroup. Back in the '90s, he fought for his and other banks to grow huge and complex. Then last week Weill goes on TV and says: "It's time to break up the big banks."
Jul 26, 2012 A law restricting credit card acess for poor credit risks has resulted in fewer defaults.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 26, 2012 Sandy Weill, who engineered Citigroup and the creation of megabanks, says big banks should be split up. Will the debate now gain traction?
Jul 25, 2012 Today as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was officially presenting a report from the Financial Stability Oversight Council on the state of the economy, he was grilled about British banks' manipulation of the LIBOR interest rate.
Jul 25, 2012 Secretary Geithner is expected to tell the committee that the U.S. economy is starting to regain its footing, but still faces threats from uncertainty about government spending and taxes, and instability in Europe.