Jul 25, 2012 In the ongoing LIBOR interest rate rigging scandal, European lawmakers have proposed making interest rate rigging a crime.
Jul 24, 2012 The Troubled Assets Relief Program -- TARP -- was the formal name for what we often just call "the bailout." In 2008 Congress allocated $700 billion to stabilize the U.S. financial industry. Congress and President Bush assigned one man to build a team, and police all that spending.
Jul 20, 2012 Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Jul 19, 2012 As banks face scrutiny over questionable practices, Chris Farrell explains why breaking up some of our biggest banks would solve a lot of problems.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jul 5, 2012 Community bankers worried about regulation burden despite exemptions.
Heidi N. Moore
Nov 14, 2012 The nine biggest banks in the U.S. have submitted plans for how to avoid a taxpayer bailout if they become insolvent. But will these plans work?
Jul 2, 2012 The chairman of Barclays Bank in London resigned today. Last week, Barclays agreed to pay $450 million to settle allegations that it conspired to manipulate a key interest rate, and some say CEO Bob Diamond should step down as well.
Jul 9, 2012 More officer workers are choosing to stand instead of sit at work. The trend may mean better focus and even a longer life.
Jun 20, 2012 The U.S. and Europe are focused on diplomacy and sanctions to stem violence in Syria -- and perhaps force the current regime from power. One problem is Russia's alleged supply of arms to the government there. But Western diplomats have discovered a vulnerability: every weapons-carrying ship has to carry insurance.