Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012.
Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk.
For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty. Well, this week, we got some certainty. On Money Talking, Rana Foroohar and Joe Nocera weigh on whether the fiscal cliff deal will spur companies to start spending money and hiring.
Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline.
A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the mass shooting continues to have a ripple effect in the conversation around guns, even in the financial community.
Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff.
The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.
The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?
Grey is the new black when it comes to post-Turkey shopping. In a growing phenomenon known as "Grey Thursday," more of the largest U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day, offering consumers deals a day earlier than Black Friday.
President Obama and Republicans in Congress have yet to agree on a solution to the impending fiscal cliff, a package of tax hikes and spending cuts set to go into effect in the New Year. Thus far neither side has shown a strong willingness to concede to what the other wants. Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor of TIME Magazine, explains.
Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.
With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.
Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.
When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.
The sudden departure of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit has sparked a conversation about where the bank is headed under new leadership and what it says about the so-called "too big to fail" banking behemoths.
For those of us lucky enough to be employed and making money, there seems to be no good place for us for us to invest that money. Is the solution to put it back in our wallet?
As the November election approaches, lawmakers are spending more time campaigning and less time working to avoid the "fiscal cliff," the trigger set to send Americans' taxes higher and slash federal spending by more than a trillion dollars at midnight on December 31. WNYC's Money Talking, examines whether Wall Street executives still have the clout to spur Congress into making a deal.
The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney focused on jobs and the economy but left some pundits asking for more specifics.
In Olympic track and field, a tenth of a second can mean the difference between the gold and the silver. But on Wall Street, mere milliseconds separate the winners from the losers. WNYC’s Money Talking explains “high-frequency trading” and what it means for average investors and the market.
The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy four years ago marked the start of a financial crisis that left millions jobless, smashed nest eggs and sent the stock market into a downward spiral. These days — at least on Wall Street — it’s as if the recession never happened. WNYC’s Money Talking discusses whether the stock market is entering another bubble.