Jan 3, 2012 The number of bank failures in 2011 fell from the previous year, but banks are far from being out of the woods just yet.
Dec 30, 2011 Low interest rates and low inflation will help play into policy decisions, such as the future of the Federal Reserve.
Dec 28, 2011 The Obama administration hopes that the Senate will approve its two appointees -- one Democrat, one Republican -- to the Federal Reserve board.
Heidi N. Moore
Dec 28, 2011 From pesky hidden fees to the status of Dodd-Frank financial reform, from the impact of Europe's debt crisis to lending -- we look back at the year in banking.
Dec 22, 2011 The European Central Bank yesterday printed $640 billion worth of euros, almost the same amount of money as the TARP program used by the U.S. government during the financial crisis in 2008.
Dec 21, 2011 The European Central Bank initiated a plan to stop a credit crunch in Europe, and demand for cheap money has exceeded expectations.
Dec 13, 2011 Federal Reserve officials are expected to announce that they will keep interest rates near zero, a level that has remained steady since the financial crisis
Dec 13, 2011 Former Fed economist Gary Shilling says it is unlikely the Fed will change the zero percent interest rate anytime soon, and when it does, the shift will be more the effect than the cause of a booming economy.
Dec 12, 2011 The Federal Reserve's interest rate committee holds its last meeting of the year tomorrow. The Fed hopes to soon make its actions more easily understandable to individuals and business owners.