Jan 9, 2013 As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.
Jan 7, 2013 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision made some significant changes to the financial rules of the road today.
Jan 7, 2013 In a costly day of legal settlements, 10 banks agree to pay $8.5 billion to four million homeowners for mishandling their foreclosures.
Jan 4, 2013 Jumbo mortgages, too large to be backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, were hard to come by after the financial crisis. But in expensive real-estate markets like San Francisco, they're coming back.
Jan 3, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell says there is one bright economic spot to look forward to in the coming year: the housing market.
Jan 2, 2013 After the financial crisis, banks are bigger and are complying with more regulation. That means many more pages in their annual reports, but look closely, and the metrics hide straightforward information about the banks' health.
Dec 26, 2012 The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Obama administration is eying new relief for underwater homeowners. Who stands to gain from the program?
Dec 14, 2012 The Swiss banking giant UBS is reportedly headed for a $1 billion settlement over accusations it rigged LIBOR interest rates -- the benchmark for global lending.
Dec 13, 2012 European finance ministers struck a major new deal over their debt crisis. They agreed that the European Central Bank -- Europe’s equivalent of the Fed -- should take over the supervision of the continent’s biggest banks.