CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the average auto loan is now averaging $27,430 according to Experian. The "Closing Bell" panel provides perspective on the data.» Read More
FHFA's DeMarco defends his position on principal reduction today, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses spending issues in the U.S.
The Fed announces a consent order against Morgan Stanley for morgage misconduct at Saxon. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.
A clutch of Europe’s biggest banks are preparing to return a chunk of the cheap three-year funding they recently took from the European Central Bank as early as this year. The FT reports.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke defended the Fed's actions to lower the cost of U.S. dollar swap facilities.
Peer-to-peer lending is gaining in popularity. Find out how to protect yourself against scams like the one a former mortgage broker in Hawaii pulled on his victims.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says the economy is still suffering from collateral damage from the housing crisis.
Sharing perspective on the Jobs Act and the current status of access to capital, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization.
Pawn shops are going upscale, and nowhere is it more evident than in Beverly Hills. CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at what's selling.
Debt is manageable through familiar tactics such as paying more than the minimum payments and transferring balances, but where should you turn to alleviate the pain if your debt balloons to a level beyond control?
Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.
Central bank interest rates may be at historic lows but in many loan markets around the world companies are paying more to borrow, the eurozone debt crisis blunting lenders’ appetite for risk. Not so in Japan.
BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank by assets, has put on the block up to $11 billion of loans to oil and gas companies, the Financial Times reports.
The “key issue” facing Europe’s banks is raising capital, not improving liquidity, JP Morgan Chase International’s chairman Jacob Frenkel told CNBC Wednesday.
The housing market is improving but it's not clear whether it has hit its low yet, Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer Timothy Sloan told CNBC.
Iis Bank of America cutting credit lines to some small businesses? That question emerged on Tuesday after a Los Angeles Times report cited at least two small-business owners who claim that Bank of America is now forcing them to pay their balances in full versus on a monthly basis — a move that could wipe them out.
For the first time in three decades, there more young women in school than in the work force, the New York Times reports.
Banks have boosted lending by 8.2 percent since July according to Federal Reserve statistics. USA Today reports.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports why hedge fund manager, Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital's assets have fallen from $26B in 2008 to less than $5B.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details on the uptick in subprime car buyers. With more people getting loans and buying cars, how is this affecting the economy? Rebecca Lindland, IHS director of automotive research, weighs in on the need for a happy medium.