Mar 14, 2012 Big U.S. banks passed a round of stress tests conducted by the Fed. Meanwhile, one former Goldman Sachs employee is speaking out on the corporate culture there, which he claims leaves much to be desired.
Mar 19, 2012 A former executive at Goldman Sachs resigned with a scathing editorial blasting the bank, which he calls "toxic." We dissect his op-ed and discuss what everyday Americans should think of Wall Street now.
Heidi N. Moore
Mar 13, 2012 Turns out American banks are in a much better position financially than we thought.
Mar 13, 2012 Whistleblowers at American corporations are sending thousands more tips to the Securities and Exchange Commission to take advantage of a program that can make turning in your employer more lucrative than winning the lottery.
Mar 8, 2012 Lawmakers are considering yet another bill to ban insider trading. But the term "insider trading" seems open to interpretation. Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch helps us understand what it is and why it's a big deal.
Heidi N. Moore
Mar 3, 2012 A high-level Morgan Stanley investment banker was charged with a hate crime in Connecticut after a dispute over a $300 cab fare.
Mar 2, 2012 A JPMorgan Chase executive said this week that clients who have less than $100,000 in deposits are unprofitable for the bank. New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses consumer reaction to that statement, and what it means for the bank.
Feb 29, 2012 Barclay’s, JPMorgan Chase, and Capital One announced that they’ll launch a trial program for a mobile payment system this summer, joining the ranks of Google Wallet and other mobile payment programs.
Feb 29, 2012 The Dow closed at 13,005 -- its highest finish since 2008. It's a milestone you might guess would make investors happy, but not everyone has made big money.
Feb 23, 2012 Prop trading, as it’s called on Wall Street, is the target of the Volcker Rule, a centerpiece of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch explains what proprietary trading is, and why it’s potentially dangerous for our savings and the financial system.