Senatator Chris Dodd has reportedly agreed to include a provision on derivatives in the financial overhaul bill, which would require banks to spin off their derivatives business. Nancy Marhsall Genzer reports.
Credit rating agencies helped along the financial crisis by evaluating investments built from shaky subprime loans and giving the go-ahead to purchase. Will the financial reform bill do anything to change their relationship with banks? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The financial overhaul bill is expected to hit the Senate floor this week. But there's wrangling over what form a consumer protection agency might take, and whether to set up an industry fund to wind down failed banks. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee released a report that says insurers are shifting administration costs to make it look like they're spending more on patient care. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Health insurers will have to cover start covering everyone in a few years. That means they should want their customers to be as healthy as possible. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on one insurer's focus on helping folks stay out of the doctor's office.
Former executives of the mortgage giant Fannie Mae testified before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The execs said Fannie and Freddie failed because they were victims of an unsustainable business model. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
In Massachusetts, six major health insurers and the state insurance commission are in court over insurers' desire to raise health premiums. Nancy Marshall Genzer reviews the case and whether we'll see more of these as health reform takes effect.