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Some companies caught up in the Petrobras corruption scandal are pressing Brazil's government to strike a "grand bargain" settlement, sources told Reuters.
CNBC consumer reporter, Kelli Grant, offers tips on what to check on your credit score and how often to check.
The credit card company's rules for merchants violate antitrust laws, a US judged ruled Thursday.
Consumers are turning to credit unions more and more for loans as credit at traditional banks remains tight. CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox reports.
Scared of going broke in retirement? The first step is to create a budget and then get serious about where you can trim, USAToday reports.
China’s margin lending crackdown has spurred a knee-jerk selloff, but analysts aren’t convinced it’s anything more than a hiccup in the bull market.
When was the last time you looked at your credit report? For one-third of Americans, the answer is "never." But that's an expensive misstep.
A pick-up in December's total social financing shows Beijing trying to keep growth intact so that it can continue with its structural reforms, says Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore, says markets are still under-estimating the speed and scale of interest rate increases in the U.S. compared to worries over geopolitical events.
Jim Awad, Managing Director of Plimsoll Mark Capital, attributes the declines in global stock markets to the fear of a credit event occurring due to the unprecedented slide in oil prices.
Last week, Fitch Ratings downgraded Russia's credit rating to 'BBB-'. Paul Rawkins, head of emerging Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch, explains that recent events such as the rapid decline in the oil price and the volatility of the Russian ruble contributed to the downgrade.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO at PIMCO, says that given the low-growth environment in Europe, investors need to have bonds in their portfolios.
Jim Keenan, BlackRock, explains the action in the high yield market amid a major decline in the energy space.
A look at the major risks associated with the oil slump, with Jim Keenan, BlackRock.
High-cost, short-term car title loans are leading people to take out risky lines of credit.
Brian Reynolds, Rosenblatt Securities, sees the panic in oil running its course in the next few weeks.
Discussing whether low oil prices will lead to consolidation in the energy industry, with Greg Zuckerman, author of "The Frackers" and Wall Street Journal writer, and Joe Petrowski, Mercantor Partners founder.
Pantheon Macroeconomics' chief economist Ian Shepherdson, weighs in on red flags in the credit market.
Emerging markets may be buffeted by a stronger U.S. dollar and lower commodity prices, but the segment's bonds still look like a good bet, analysts said.
Oil at $60 will mean restructuring for some U.S. shale producers, a Deutsche Bank analyst said. But will it become a bigger problem?