Aug 7, 2012 Shares of the British bank Standard Chartered are tanking in London this morning -- down some 25 percent. New York financial regulators say the bank concealed billions of dollars of illegal transactions for Iranian customers.
Aug 7, 2012 Standard Chartered could soon have its banking license revoked in the nation's financial center, because of allegations that the bank has been hiding tens of thousands of secret transactions with Iran.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 6, 2012 The LIBOR rigging scandal extends beyond Wall Street. Local governments allege fake rates made budget shortfalls worse and hit public services.
Aug 2, 2012 Don't believe those real estate agents when they say the housing market's hit bottom and is going to rebound. The market is going to be flat for a long time to come.
Aug 1, 2012 A federal housing regulator is rejecting a White House plan to help borrowers who are underwater on their mortgages. That means they owe more than their homes are worth and there are about 11 million people in that category. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said the potential benefits of cutting mortgage balances for those people don't outweigh the costs.
Jul 31, 2012 But many frown on using extra space in single-family homes for housing.
Jul 30, 2012 Last week we spent plenty of breath on Sandy Weill, the former head of Citigroup. Back in the '90s, he fought for his and other banks to grow huge and complex. Then last week Weill goes on TV and says: "It's time to break up the big banks."
Jul 26, 2012 A law restricting credit card acess for poor credit risks has resulted in fewer defaults.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 26, 2012 Sandy Weill, who engineered Citigroup and the creation of megabanks, says big banks should be split up. Will the debate now gain traction?