Mar 11, 2013 Intrade, the online betting site, has shut up shop as it investigates financial irregularities. The Irish based company allowed customers to bet on a wide range of non-sporting events including U.S. elections and the Academy Awards.
Jan 24, 2013 Alan Blinder, an economist and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, discusses why he thinks the government doesn't get enough credit for saving the U.S. economy from a much worse fate.
Jan 9, 2013 AIG's board must consider the shareholder lawsuit, because it is charged with acting in the best interests of its shareholders.
Jan 8, 2013 AIG board mulls whether to join a former CEO in suing the U.S. government for shortchanging shareholders in a $182 billion financial crisis bailout.
Dec 19, 2012 The government is on track to lose money on the GM bailout. But would doing nothing have cost more?
Dec 12, 2012 Sure, AIG's rescue turned a profit, but what about the rest of the bailouts?
Dec 11, 2012 It looks like the U.S. government’s rescue of insurance giant AIG is coming to an end. And, amazingly enough, it’s a happy ending: The government is selling the last of its AIG stock -- for a profit.
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 16, 2012 The Spanish government is suspending foreclosures for the neediest homeowners just a week after a woman there committed suicide when officials arrived at her apartment to seize it.