Apr 25, 2012
The Troubled Asset Relief Program’s inspector general says bailout funds helped community banks, but many are struggling to raise fresh capital.
Apr 19, 2012
A peek inside annual meetings for the big banks, where small shareholders get to talk directly to executives.
Apr 16, 2012
Shadow banking has grown since the financial crisis. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch casts a light on the system and explains why it's so dangerous.
Apr 13, 2012
The two major banks beat expectations with JPMorgan reporting a $5.4 billion profit last quarter, and Wells Fargo making a $4.2 billion profit. Both said an uptick in mortgage lending helped their bottom lines.
Apr 4, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.
Mar 14, 2012
Citigroup put up a blog post today disputing that the bank had "failed" the Federal Reserve's stress tests.
Mar 14, 2012
Now that most big U.S. banks are deemed healthy enough to sustain a financial crisis, will they aid the economic recovery?
Mar 13, 2012
Turns out American banks are in a much better position financially than we thought.
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.
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.