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    US financial companies still have more than a $1 trillion on their balance sheets, but analysts say they are unlike to stem the recent rally in financials.

  • Lehman Brothers

    In the years before its collapse, Lehman Brothers shifted investments off its books by using a small company that appeared to be independent but whose board it controlled, the New York Times reported.

  • General Motors says it will make another $1.2 billion in loan repayments to the U.S. and Canadian governments by the end of this month.

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    How much do you know about one of the biggest business scandals of all time? Take our Enron quiz and find out.

  • Lehman Brothers

    SEC and Fed officials were warned by a leading Wall Street rival that Lehman Brothers was incorrectly calculating a key measure of its financial health months before its collapse, the FT reports.

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    So where are the criminal indictments of Wall Street CEOs after the largest economic crime spree is U.S. history?

  • A Chevrolet dealership in Loveland, Colorado.

    Bailed-out auto company General Motors has a reasonable chance of being profitable this year, and it plans to repay its government loans as soon as possible, CFO Chris Liddell told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox.

    Almost two years ago to the day, a team of officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York quietly moved into the headquarters of Lehman Brothers. They were provided desks, phones, computers — and access to all of Lehman’s books and records. At any given moment, there were as many as a dozen government officials buzzing around Lehman’s offices.

  • Lehman Brothers

    Lehman Brothers may have collapsed a year and a half ago, but fallout from its demise has created a potential legal liability for its former accounting firm, Ernst & Young.

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    Couples must learn how to deal with their debt, or they may not last long. How much do you know about the effect of debt on marriages?

  • Lawyers for billionaires Donald Trump and Carl Icahn are in court playing a real-life version of Monopoly over who should control some prized Atlantic City property.

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    "The problem is substantial," says Bob Walters, chief economist at Quicken Loans. "We are talking about it more in the industry and it's becoming more accepted among homeowners."

  • Lithuania

    As financial markets panic about the risks to the euro from laxer governments in southern Europe, the northern Baltic states are already in tight fiscal bandages as they experience Europe's most severe recession.

  • Tonight, we learn about Mr. Paulson's thinking behind all those decisions, taken in response to the financial crisis, and, ultimately, in the pursuit of long-run American prosperity.

  • More than a year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson admitted that saying the bank would not get a bailout, was a ploy in the negotiations over the failed institution.

  • This Monday, Henry Paulson will be on CNBC as Larry's guest. The former head of the Treasury is coming on CNBC to talk with Larry about his new book and his role in the bailouts and AIG.

  • New York City

    The financially troubled owners of two massive apartment complexes that sold for a record $5.4 billion a few years ago said Monday they're turning them over to their creditors.

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    The chief executive of cable operator Charter Communications is joining larger rival Comcast as president of its cable operations.

  • As Japan Airlines, Asia's behemoth airline, flies closer to bankruptcy we’re learning more and more about the man tasked with leading the company during the restructuring. He's the author of “A Compass to Fulfillment: Passion and Spirituality in Life and Business,” a national best seller.