Aug 29, 2012 As part of our coverage of "The Real Economy" -- what matters most to voters this election year -- we've invited a guy named Mike Sleaford into the studio to give us his thoughts on the election and the economy.
Aug 1, 2012 Some online poker players are expecting a big payout soon, thanks to a multi-million dollar settlement between the Justice Department and two online poker companies. The companies were accused of running a Ponzi scheme.
Jul 26, 2012 Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are spearheading an effort to fight against health care fraud by teaming up with private insurers.
Jul 26, 2012 With costs to open rural bank branches prohibitive, tech companies look to turn payphones into virtual banks.
Jul 20, 2012 Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Jul 19, 2012 According to the Financial Times newspaper, four big European banks have joined Barclays in the not-so-prestigious club of financial institutions being investigated for rigging a benchmark lending rate called LIBOR.
Jul 18, 2012 Two years ago this Saturday, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Many say the bailout pulled the economy back from the brink. But the ad-hoc nature of the bailout made clear we needed better ways of responding to -- and ideally preventing -- financial crises.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 17, 2012 In the face of a tough banking market and disappointing earnings, Goldman Sachs announced this week that it will build a private bank -- joining the ranks of UBS and U.S. Trust and others -- that will manage and lend money to very wealthy individuals and companies.
Jul 17, 2012 A congressional watchdog panel will be grilling executives from the British bank HSBC about -- get this -- money laundering, drugs and terrorist financing.