The American people will continue to have to foot the bill for the mistakes of Wall Street’s biggest banks because the legislation does nothing to diminish their economic and political power.
BP oil spill: The New York Federal Reserve is investigating Wall Street firms' exposure to the oil company, in the event BP goes bankrupt over the Gulf oil spill.
In this week's reader mailbag, a look at using a store's return policy to get a discount.
By taking bold actions during the financial crisis, the Fed ventured into fiscal policy. Now, Congress is pushing back.
The financial reform bill passed Thursday in the Senate could reduce costs to retailers. That might allow them to offer you discounts for using cash or certain cards.
Why the European financial crisis could mean trouble for Americans.
Retailers are the ones paying debit card fees, but the idea is that if the costs were lowered, retailers might then pass some of the savings along to consumers.