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By PBS NewsHour
Thanks to recent financial scandals and fraud, public trust in the financial industry is low. But a new study published in the journal Nature shows that bankers, themselves, aren't dishonest people; the industry makes them behave dishonestly. What is it…
By Simone Pathe
Jean Tirole, of the University of Toulouse, France, won the Nobel Prize in economics Monday for his work on markets and regulation. Although his name might not be well-known in the U.S., his work has been recognized as some of…
The financial world woke up to an unsettling surprise Friday. Former New York Fed employee Carmen Segarra recorded 46 hours of private meetings inside the Fed, revealing the institution's often too-cozy relationship with the too-big-to-fail banks it's charged with regulating.
The revolving door is a popular scapegoat for regulatory inefficiency, but new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests it shouldn't be blamed. Furthermore, locking the doors between the private and public sectors could actually make regulatory agencies…
As part of his ongoing series of reports making sense of economic news, Paul Solman checks back in with two economists who remain pessimistic about the chances of an economic recovery to discuss recent market volatility and the possibility of…
The Senate Banking Committee is considering a new plan for regulating large banks and financial firms and the amount of risk they assume. Judy Woodruff talks to the committee's top Republican, Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, about why Republicans want…
Federal regulators said Monday they are prepared to launch a revamped program to bolster troubled U.S. banks, including the option of increasing government ownership in financial institutions.
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