• Silver lining to Asia's rising household debt Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Southeast Asia's high household debt may have a silver lining: policy makers won't need to tighten policy much to control rising inflation, ANZ said.

  • Easier loans? Credit score changes affect millions Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.

  • John Chambers, Standard & Poor's head of sovereign ratings, discusses the country's Treasury debt rating and if there is any hope for an upgrade.

  • Why ETFs may be the biggest bond worry Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    Declining credit standards among bond issuers may be worrying, but the papers' buyers, especially ETFs, may also pose risks if liquidity dries up.

  • How to improve credit where better credit is due Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    If you’re not happy with your credit score there are steps you can take to raise it and save money in the process.

  • Argentina defaults and its stocks …rise? Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:23 AM ET
    Protestor Francisco Sobrero holds a sign that translates as 'Vultures! Don't take our pound of meat' outside the office building of mediator Daniel Pollack July 30, 2014 in New York.

    Usually a sovereign default is negative for a country's markets, but Argentina's markets have rallied to 20-year highs despite the overhanging threat.

  • IMF: China must speed up reforms  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:16 PM ET

    Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Asia-Pacific Director at the IMF, says China's credit risk is still on the rise and warns that Beijing needs to speed up reforms in order not to compromise growth.

  • S&P cuts Argentina's credit rating further Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 5:05 PM ET
    Argentine Economic Minister Axel Kicillof is surrounded by members of the media as he arrives at an office to continue meetings with mediator Daniel Pollack in New York, July 30, 2014.

    Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating on Argentina's foreign-currency sovereign debt.

  • Better look at that credit report  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    These are some pretty important reasons why you shouldn't ignore your credit report.

  • Watch out for 'accidents' in US credit markets: Pro  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Tremendous speculation in the markets may result in a "surprise or accident" in the credit sector, says Jim Awad, Chairman of Plimsoll Mark Capital.

  • Why China hasn’t seen more defaults Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Despite dire predictions that China faced a slew of defaults, few mainland borrowers have welshed amid various stripes of government intervention.

  • Fears rise as China faces second bond default  Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:38 PM ET

    News that Chinese firm Huatong Road & Bridge may be at risk of a bond default have set alarm bells ringing among mainland investors. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

  • Default risks linger in China: UBS  Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Factors like government intervention may have prevented default events from happening in China thus far but the risk of a credit default remains, says Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS.

  • Pros & cons of credit boom  Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and financial expert Chris Hogan, debate whether going into debt can be a good thing for consumers and the economy.

  • China developers at risk as trust funds dry up Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.

  • Yellen: Needed accommodative monetary policy  Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses lower than normal interest rates and the dangers of tightening monetary policy too soon.

  • We are 'bond bulls', ECB will intervene: Pro  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

  • Does Asia face Portugal-style debt risks? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:21 AM ET

    Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.

  • Italy's banking sector is exposed: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Losses at banks in Europe¿s periphery could total 200 billion euros ($272 billion), warned Bob McKee, chief economist of Independent Strategy, who said he was especially concerned about Italian banks.

  • Markets 'nervous' over peripheral spreads: Pro  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.