Mar 29, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has dumped over 100,000 complaints, in 11 computer languages, for “civic hacking.” Banks complain that it’s not filtered for accurate complaints.
Mar 15, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to institute rules for certain non-bank loan servicers. What’s the likely result of the rules for borrowers and the industry?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 24, 2013 Mary Jo White battled mobsters and terrorists as U.S. Attorney. Now, she’ll face hedge fund titans and high-speed traders to revive the SEC.
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 10, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new rules for mortgage lending. Some bank analysts say that counter-intuitively the stricter rules could actually loosen mortgage lending.
Aug 14, 2012 Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Aug 10, 2012 London Olympics go smoothly despite trademark British glumness heading into them.
Aug 10, 2012 The Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won yet another Olympic gold medal last night in the 200 meter sprint. The 25-year-old has declared himself a "living legend."
Aug 2, 2012 China's government sees winning gold medals as a key affirmation of the country's worth. Athletes who don't come first can get a frosty reception.