Aug 13, 2013 Big banks are in the cross hairs of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission, as authorities push for tougher punishment for misbehavior.
Nov 4, 2013 Big banks are pledging to hire more vets. One Wall Street firm already has.
Aug 9, 2013 Congress's proposed plans to phase out government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will almost certainly mean higher mortgage rates for consumers.
Aug 8, 2013 Richmond, California is attempting to keep homeowners in their homes by using eminent domain to buy underwater mortgages, and the banks don't like it.
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Aug 7, 2013 The government-backed mortgage lender just posted its second largest profit in history.
Aug 7, 2013 The Department of Justice and the SEC are both suing Bank of America for allegedly misleading investors about the risks of mortgage-back securities.
Aug 6, 2013 President Obama proposes phasing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to shift mortgage-market risk from taxpayers to private banks
Aug 5, 2013 There's a proposal in Congress to let the taxpayer-backed mortgage giants die, and Marketplace's economics guy says we should all get behind it.
Jul 26, 2013 One Michigan mother describes the year she went "from broke to badass" on her northern Michigan farm.