H & R Block Inc


  • Senator Chris Dodd, who is considering legislation to protect consumers against predatory lenders, told CNBC that two positives have emerged from the subprime meltdown, including better oversight over the beleaguered sector.

  • H&R Block Sees Wider Third-Quarter Loss On Loan Charges Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 10:43 AM ET

    H&R Block posted a third-quarter loss, after conducting a review of its Option One Mortage Corp. unit, which makes subprime loans.

  • Study Predicts Worsening Mortgage Credit Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 1:52 PM ET

    Nearly a fifth of consumers with bad credit who borrowed money to buy a house in the past two years will default on their mortgages and lose their homes, an industry survey projects.

  • Markets Slide on Manufacturing Slump Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 7:49 PM ET

    Stocks skidded Friday after a key survey showed manufacturing unexpectedly contracted in November,stoking concerns about a weakening economy.

  • Mortgage Unit Hurts H&R Block Profits Thursday, 30 Nov 2006 | 4:59 PM ET

    H&R Block , the largest U.S. tax preparer, on Thursday said its quarterly loss nearly doubled, hurt by weakness in its mortgage operations.