For those who have lost a home they could have afforded at market rate, Boston Community Capital offers an avenue to regain ownership. Paul Solman reports.
Jeffrey Brown talks to James Wolfensohn about his memoir, "A Global Life," and his 10 years at the helm of the World Bank. Wolfensohn, who grew up in Australia, worked in London and on Wall Street, reflects on the increasing…
Allegations of corruption in the Afghan banking system are causing fury and concern among citizens who fear their money isn't safe. Margaret Warner talks to Washington Post correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran for more.
With President Obama set to sign financial reform legislation, much of the attention has been on the biggest U.S. banks lately. But what about lending practices that affect the poorest Americans? Hari Sreenivsan discusses the "poverty industry" with "Broke, USA"…
Judy Woodruff talks with Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel about the effectiveness of the TARP bank bailout and a program aimed at helping homeowners steer clear of foreclosures.
As the Senate continues to debate financial reform, the issue of whether to create an independent consumer protection agency has become a key point of contention. In a special roundtable, experts weigh in on whether a new agency should be…
As part of his continuing series of reports examining bank reform and the future of Wall Street, Paul Solman sits down with bank consultant and former FDIC chair William Isaac for a critical look at the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
By Carolyn O'Hara
On the West side of Chicago, the loss of a bank that invested widely in local neighborhoods is being mourned by residents, who question why a bank's commitment to community is not considered part of its bottom line.
At some point in 2008, 14.6 percent of U.S. households had trouble finding food, a 3.5 percent increase from 2007 and the highest since the USDA has kept records.
By Carolyn O'Hara
Tonight on the NewsHour, FDIC Director Sheila Bair weighs in on the state of the U.S. banking system. In a Web-exclusive excerpt, Bair speaks bluntly about the need to break up banks that are deemed "too big to fail."…
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