His comments came as Greece's borrowing costs soared amid growing fears of a debt default. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble also spoke at Brookings and gave no sign of backing down from his hard-line stance that Greece must agree to sweeping economic reforms. Varoufakis acknowledged that Greece's economy requires "urgent and extensive" reforms...» Read More
The FHA is lending to low income home buyers with weak credit scores. Tim Pawlenty, The Financial Services Roundtable CEO; Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX); and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, share their opinions.
The number of jumbo loans originated in Q1 of 2013 was up 15 percent from a year ago, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
As the real estate market heats up, high-end homeowners are skirting the traditional route of hiring a realtor and are using online auctions to move their properties. Laura Brady, Concierge Auctions president, offers insight.
As home prices rise, the need for jumbo mortgages rises as well, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how the Fed's zero interest rate policy makes it less likely businesses will invest in people. (3:03)
Most of President Obama's initiatives may appease liberal elites but don't do much to bolster opportunities for middle class and working families.
The growing number of retirees selling their pensions for cash is raising major concerns and drawing increased scrutiny for what some are calling unfair lending practices.
A new Fed survey shows banks are still not opening the spigot to give homebuyers access to loans. Sanjiv Das, CitiMortgage CEO, says the industry lent $1.9 trillion in mortgages in 2012, and that the market will begin to get competitive.
Tesla's market cap is now over $10 billion, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau; and Cole Wilcox, Longboard Asset Management CEO, explains why he thinks the stock is worth more.
Automakers have rebounded since the financial crisis, but car loan delinquencies are on the rise, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, reveals the results of its latest report on housing and credit, explaining that they found in most of the country, "prices are below "their fundamental value."
The adjusted delinquency rate on mortgages rose to 7.25 percent from 7.09 in the first quarter but was down from 7.40 percent a year ago, according to a report.
Investments in Europe is picking up, says William Vrattos, York Capital Management, providing an outlook on fixed income assets.
Will an improving jobs picture be a headwind for low mortgage rates? Bill Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, weighs in.
Payday loans cost the U.S. economy nearly $1 billion and thousands of jobs in 2011, while borrowers often face bankruptcy, according to a new report.
On the home front, a new guy is expected to head the government regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital analyst, weighs in on whether the additional capital will be enough for the retailer to implement its turnaround plan.
"There is total bailout fatigue," said Rob Nichols, President & CEO of Financial Services Forum, sharing his thoughts on shoring up the financials and the impact of regulations on the industry.
Many people with student loans are struggling but here's what they don't realize: They may be leaving a lot of money on the table by not taking advantage of repayment options.
European Union finance ministers agreed on Friday to extend the maturities of emergency loans extended to Ireland and Portugal by the European Union by seven years.