Mortgage credit may rise and lenders may be able to protect themselves from charges of making bad loans if a deal involving Fannie and Freddie goes through, The WSJ reported.» Read More
Nik Wallenda became the first man ever to walk directly across the Niagara Falls on a tightrope. The mayor of Niagara Falls, Paul Dyster, weighs in.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses China's unexpected interest rate cut and explains why he "would rather be in Beijing listening to their Fed Chief than in Washington listen to ours."
A new survey by Citibank finds that 23 percent of small business owners have gone without pay for at least a year as they work to keep their businesses afloat in a tough economy.
The "Mad Money" host decides to break down the two possible worst-case scenarios investors he thinks the U.S. could face in 2012.
While Hispanic business leaders are trying to slow a nationwide drive toward stricter regulation of payday lenders, a new model, Progreso Financiero sees itself as a home-grown remedy for the credit drought in Hispanic communities, with fairer terms and stricter lending requirements.
Small businesses in states that were hit hardest by the collapse of the housing market — including Nevada, New Mexico and Florida — are having an especially hard time getting access to the capital they need to grow and hire.
You're not pitching the upside--you're alleviating fears about downside risk. Make sure you know the difference.
Discussing the drama surrounding JPMorgan's trading loss and how to make money in the banking industry, with Matt O'Connor, Deutsche Bank analyst.
One retailer's experience raises a question that many small businesspeople are asking in times of tighter credit and uneven profits: Are bigger banks willing to deal with the risk of a smaller business in tough times?
In this era of tight money, many small businesses feel that they've been hung out to dry by traditional lenders, a new survey shows. As a result, a growing number of companies are turning to alternative sources of funding, such as merchant cash advances.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses what the French and Greek elections mean for Europe as it tries to solve its debt crisis and the state of U.S. debt and student loans.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the House voting on a Republican plan to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling by summer.
Mike Cagney is a former hedge fund manager, an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the co-founder of SoFi, a startup that ultimately aims to make college alumni the primary source of student credit, instead of the federal government.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on President Obama's push to keep student loan interest rates from doubling in July.
Richard Davis, U.S. Bancorp CEO, explains how the company's lending business fueled the company's Q1 earnings.
The Consumer Bankers Association will announced today a standardized lending “template” for working with franchisees that should speed up, and strengthen, the relationship between banks and franchisees.
Shares of Wells Fargo are down 2 percent today, despite a better than expected earnings report. Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses the state of the U.S. economy and the housing market.
CNBC's Mary Thompson discusses how JPMorgan and Wells Fargo have been trading since the banking giants reported better-than-expected earnings data.
CNBC's Gary Kamnisky offers his view on earnings and discusses whether the bullish case can prevail.
The Fed announces a consent order against Morgan Stanley for morgage misconduct at Saxon. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.