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Clinton Says She'll Offer Plan for 'Wall Street Abuses'

By Catherine Lucey | Oct 7
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she'll offer a plan in the next week to deal with "Wall Street abuses."

Bernanke: Wall St Execs Should Have Gone to Jail for Crisis

Oct 5
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession.

Student Debt Squeezing Parents and Children Simultaneously

By Josh Boak | Oct 5
Weighed down by their own loans, many parents lack the means to fund their children's educations without sinking even deeper into debt.

What's Next for Bond Funds After the Fed's Decision?

By Stan Choe | Sep 21
Relief washed over the bond market this week after the Federal Reserve decided to hold off on hiking interest rates. But many investors were left to wonder: Was it just a temporary reprieve?

Despite Indications, Fed Holds Firm on Interest Rates

Sep 18
CBS News' Anthony Mason explains the latest move by the Federal Reserve, which held off from raising interest rates for now.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Inches Up to 3.9 Pct

Sep 15
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched up this week as financial markets awaited the Federal Reserve's crucial decision next week on interest rates.

Why Checking Your Credit is More Important than Ever

Sep 14
Credit reports and scores are being used for more than borrowing and lending, which is why it's important to make sure yours is accurate.

Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth

By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 5
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.

US Bank Earnings Rose 7.3 Percent in April-June Quarter

By Marcy Gordon | Sep 4
U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

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