• Companies in the U.S. and Europe will need to compete with emerging market firms for debt capital funding in the future, according to emerging market credit experts speaking at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe’s high yield conference last week.

  • Bomb Tech Veterans Start a Bullet Jewelry Business Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 1:56 PM ET
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    Two former bomb technicians transitioning back into civilian life are taking on a different type of risk: In June, they started Bullets2Bandages, a fashion jewelry business that donates 15 percent of profits to veterans' nonprofits, reports The Huffington Post.

  • MidCap Financial Steps In     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    Howard Widra, MidCap Financial CEO, discusses the business of lending for middle market companies, and the demand for capital.

  • Tips For Preparing a Small Biz Loan Application Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    While the current notion is that securing a business loan is near impossible, the truth is that there are still bank loans available for those who do the necessary footwork and come prepared, says Mike Lubansky of Sageworks Inc.

  • US Foreclosure Activity Hit 7-Month High in October Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    More U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process in October than in the previous month, with Florida, Pennsylvania and Indiana registering among the largest monthly increases, new data show.

  • Cracking Your Nest Egg Early Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 3:35 PM ET

    Withdrawing money from a retirement account can carry a high price. Besides jeopardizing long-term savings, withdrawals can incur a 10 percent penalty. Still, if you’re in a financial pinch there are some options for cracking your nest egg that are better than others.

  • The Great Regression of America's Infrastructure Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
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    America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.

  • "When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."

  • Can Banks Give Loans?     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 7:46 AM ET

    Banks are tripping over themselves to give loans, says John Kanas, BankUnited chairman, president/CEO. He adds that help for homeowners would be enormously uplifting.

  • Occupy Wall Street Protests Student Loans     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story on why student loans is sparking anger and driving the Occupy Wall Street movement.

  • Loan Officers Survey     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson has the latest on Treasury dealers reporting little change in funding terms.

  • Leveraged Loan Market     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 12:13 PM ET

    Leveraged loans are under increased pressure amid the European debt crisis. Mark Attanasio, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club chairman/principal weighs in.

  • FHA Claim Denials Could Cost Lenders $11.5B     Monday, 3 Oct 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    As the financial sector braces for another wave of losses due to FHA claim denials, Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, discusses the potential fallout.

  • CNBC Business News Headlines     Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the purchasing managers index rose more than expected but Americans' income fell by a tenth of a percent in August. Also, Eastman Kodak says it is not considering bankruptcy, and the Energy Department has finalized more than $2 billion in loan guarantees.

  • Housing Market May Be Better Off Left Alone—Economists Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 12:28 PM ET

    President Obama’s proposal to expand access to mortgage refinancing has reignited a debate about the appropriate role for government in supporting the housing market. Some economists argue that the best way to spur the recovery is to stop intervening, let matters run their course, and allow home prices to normalize naturally.

  • The Beige Book Is Out     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the health of the U.S. economy from the Fed.

  • FHFA Lawsuit and Bank of America     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    Richard Bove, Vice President of Equity Research, Rochdale Securities shares details of the FHFA lawsuit against Bank of America.

  • Revving Up Subprime Loans     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the story on the comeback in subprime auto loans.

  • Financing Your Small Business in a Tough Economy Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    Small businesses are still struggling to get financing, and that has many entrepreneurs wondering how to go about getting the cash they need to either start or maintain their business.

  • Low Rates vs. Jitters     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    Discussing low interest rates and whether now is the time to refinance your mortgage, with Frank Sorrentino, North Jersey Community Bank chairman/CEO.