Mortgages are ripe area for fraud, says FBI, which notes a 12 percent increase last year in investigations of fraudulent schemes involving mortgagesLily Kuo.
Credit rating agencies, other than S&P, have downgraded the US already. One credit rating agency even rated the US just one notch above junk.
The Dow has lost 9.13 percent of its value over three days of trading. It's bad, but investors have seen much worse in previous sell-offs. Still, 'crash' versus 'correction' is a matter of debate.
A new bill in Congress would require large companies to reveal any efforts to ensure that child labor, forced labor, and other forms of modern-day slavery did not contribute to their products.
An NGO worker in Congo says of the Dodd-Frank legislation: 'The motivation behind the law is very good – to impose transparency. But the implementation has been the problem.'
Groupon's success causes credit-card giant to initiate daily deals program: Groupon-like offers, but you don't have to pay upfront.
Media watchdogs want the federal government to investigate Rupert Murdoch's media holdings in the US. The deeper question is whether US newspapers might be prone to similar behavior.
Cambodia officially opened its first stock exchange. The problem? There aren't any stocks to trade.
Warren Buffett donated 19.34 million Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway stock. Warren Buffett plans to transfer the majority of his wealth to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and this gift represents the fifth installment.
Zynga has filed for a $1 billion IPO. But is Zynga too dependent on Facebook for its growth?