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Federal Reserve releases banks' stress test results

Mar 13, 2012
Turns out American banks are in a much better position financially than we thought.
Posted In: Banks, Federal Reserve, stress tests, Citigroup, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Goldman, Morgan Stanley

Why the banks want you to pay with your phone

Feb 29, 2012
Barclay’s, JPMorgan Chase, and Capital One announced that they’ll launch a trial program for a mobile payment system this summer, joining the ranks of Google Wallet and other mobile payment programs.
Posted In: nfc, Banks, mobile payments, apple, ipad 3, Tech Report Theater, google+, Pinterest

Explaining proprietary trading and its risks

Feb 23, 2012
Prop trading, as it’s called on Wall Street, is the target of the Volcker Rule, a centerpiece of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch explains what proprietary trading is, and why it’s potentially dangerous for our savings and the financial system.
Posted In: proprietary trading, Volcker Rule, Jamie Dimon, Banks

Consumer bureau investigates bank overdraft fees

Feb 22, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Agency will question banks about how overdraft fees may create serious economic hardship for consumers least able to afford it.
Posted In: overdraft, Banks, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Sick to death of saving

Feb 17, 2012
Commentator Zo Webster has been a saver all her life - but recently she's begun to change her tune.
Posted In: Saving, frugality, spending, Banks, Money

Volcker Rule aims for fewer risks in the market

Feb 14, 2012
There's renewed debate today about the so-called "Volcker Rule." It's part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform passed two years ago. Basically, the Volcker Rule says banks should take fewer risks in the market.
Posted In: Volcker Rule, Paul Volcker, Banks

How do Americans feel about the banks?

Feb 9, 2012
Americans' feelings on the foreclosure deal, banks and whether they should worry about the European debt crisis. Gallup's Frank Newport offers up the latest data.
Posted In: foreclosure, Banks, Greece

'Education is the most important thing'

Jan 27, 2012
Credit union officer Niki Wong discusses how many Asian American households handle their personal finances.
Posted In: Asian-american, family, Money, finance, gold, Banks, kids, Education

Financial Trust Index: Faith in U.S. banks slides

Jan 26, 2012
According to the Financial Trust Index, Americans have little faith in their investment options.
Posted In: Banks, Trust, anger

Banks shrink and turn profits

Jan 19, 2012
Marketplace's Heidi Moore discusses what's significant about banks shrinking and reporting profits.
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, downsize

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