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.
Feb 9, 2012 Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.
Feb 1, 2012 Fred Goodwin led the Royal Bank of Scotland when it nearly collapsed during the financial crisis in 2008. The queen has now taken away his title of knight, leaving him in some less-than-honorable company.
Feb 1, 2012 The government is expected to file criminal charges today against two former traders at the investment bank Credit Suisse for allegedly misstating the value of mortgage bonds back in 2008.
Feb 1, 2012 Prosecutors are expected to file criminal charges against traders from Credit Suisse for inflating the value of mortgage bonds back in 2008. Why it has taken so long for these charges to be filed?
John Steele Gordon
Dec 19, 2011 The SEC charged two former CEOs of the mortgage giants for failing to fully report their companies' exposure to subprime mortgages.
Dec 7, 2011 JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon rails against those bashing on the rich.
Dec 6, 2011 Attorneys General Kamala Harris of California and Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada discuss their plans to work together on investigating and prosecuting mortgage fraud.
Heidi N. Moore
Nov 29, 2011 A New York judge has put the kibosh on a $285 million settlement between Citigroup and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
MID-DAY UPDATE: American families make 18% less after the financial crisis, radiation levels continue to rise in Japan
Mar 25, 2011 Here are some of today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. The economy, in the last quarter of 2010, grew ...