Feb 4, 2013 Reports say the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to bring civil charges against the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's for their part in the financial crisis of 2008. Better late than never?
Jan 28, 2013 The housing crash not only touched off a wave of foreclosures, it torpedoed property values and the taxes cities and counties collect off them. But some localities are fighting back in an effort to reverse their budget shortfalls.
Jan 14, 2013 The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, had reassuring words this morning about the state of the European economy. But the latest economic numbers tell a different story.
Jan 7, 2013 Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Dec 28, 2012 A look at what's in store for the European debt crisis in 2013.
Nov 30, 2012 It was exactly two years ago that Ireland faced a similar problem and got an international bailout. How is the country faring now?
Nov 27, 2012 The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is reaching out to its members -- the rich governments of the world -- to shape up or risk a global economic calamity.
Sep 25, 2012 It may be too early to assign blame for Europe's economic crisis, but it is not too early to figure out what went wrong in this country back in 2008. Sheila Bair headed the FDIC back then, and is out with a new book this morning, in which she says she saw signs of trouble in subprime mortgages way back in 2006.
Sep 24, 2012 It's been four years since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under, and a federal court in Australia has just found the bank liable for damages in a class action lawsuit over the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 10, 2012 The former Chief Restructuring Officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury says the government could end up making $20 billion on the AIG bailout