Jan 7, 2013 Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Dec 31, 2012 Bank failures across the country tapered off during the past year, but why are some banks still failing?
Dec 28, 2012 Unilever says it will stop adding tiny plastic beads that act as exfoliants to its soap products by 2015.
Dec 17, 2012 We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Here are some steps to climate-friendly habits.
Dec 17, 2012 Low-emissions cooking aims to slow global warming one plate at a time -- with good food.
Dec 11, 2012 The British bank HSBC is to pay almost $2 billion to U.S. authorities to settle a case over money-laundering and sanctions busting. The penalty is the biggest in the history of U.S. banking regulation.
Nov 14, 2012 Six years after enacting its own law to fight global warming, California conducts its first auction of carbon permits. Companies that give off large amounts of carbon dioxide will need permits to cover the emissions.
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Sep 28, 2012 Bank of America will pay $2.4 billion to shareholders as part of a settlement announced this morning. It's compensation for maybe not sharing the whole story when B of A bought the failing brokerage Merrill Lynch in 2008.
Sep 28, 2012 After a recent scandal surrounding manipulation of a key interest rate, reforms are being proposed.