Boom, Bust and Blame - The Inside Story of America's Economic Crisis

  • Macroprudential Policy: CNBC Explains Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Macroprudential policy is the trend now, and is markedly different from previous fiscal policy. What's everyone talking about? Here's what it means.

  • Rising Mortgage Rates, Home Prices a Lethal Brew Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    A sharp rise in mortgage rates means it may already be too late for many homeowners to benefit from a refi. At the same time, it is pushing some renters off the fence.

  • How to Tie the Knot on a Shoestring Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    After plummeting in the wake of the financial crisis, spending on nuptials resumed its rise in 2010, and is once again approaching the record set before the financial crisis.

  • Why Fannie Mae Shot Up 400% in Three Months Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    Fannie Mae common shares have soared, but there may not be a happy ending for investors.

  • Jim Cramer: What Did Washington Just Do? Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Amid widespread dysfunction, Cramer thinks Washington may have generated a big tailwind for stocks.

  • All Eyes on Tiger Woods as Masters Tees Off Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    Tiger Woods poses after victory at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa.

    A Masters win would be Tiger Woods' first major championship in nearly five years, and could re-ignite Tiger-mania.

  • Fannie Mae Posts Big Annual Profit, Now What? Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    The housing finance company announced Tuesday the largest net income in the company's history with $17.2 billion hauled in for 2012.

  • The Real Estate Recovery, in Your Neighborhood Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 12:34 PM ET

    As we enter the first stages of real recovery, it is more important than ever, for home owners, buyers and investors, to hone in on local markets to see what is and what is not putting housing back on a strong foundation and which regions are leading or lagging.

  • Inside the biggest, riskiest, and most profitable insider stock bets since the financial crisis.

  • Bailout Alums, Five Years Later Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
    Neel Kashkari

    The so-called Troubled Asset Relief Program has neared the end of the road. And its key architects have moved on.

  • What John Paulson Says Is the Best Investment Now Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 9:54 AM ET

    More than four years after the financial crisis that made him billions, hedge-fund manager John Paulson is bullish on the U.S. economy and housing in particular.

  • How SEC Is Trying to Break From Its Troubled Past Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    Some of the Securities and Exchange Commissions harshest critics now say things have gotten a whole lot better.

  • A New Year, a New Central Bank Policy Angle? Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Central bank monetary policy has always focused on inflation. Or has it?

  • Forecasting Wall Street With a Finger in the Wind Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    A weak economy, soft corporate earnings and the fiscal cliff, investment houses are warning of impending market turmoil. The outlook is gloomy for the immediate future, with glimmers of optimism for the longer term.

  • Bank Quarterly Profits Hit $37.6 Billion: FDIC Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    An uptick in revenue and lower loss provisions helped to drive banks third quarter profits to a six year high of $37.6 billion dollars, the highest total for quarterly profits since 2006.

  • No Volcker Rule Until 2013: Sources Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 3:54 PM ET

    Of the many Dec. 31 deadlines facing Washington, at least one is getting pushed out, according to regulatory officials: The final draft of the Volcker Rule.

  • Treasurys and high-quality corporate bonds remain the favorites, even with their already unexceptional — and in some cases unprofitable — yields.

  • Advance Auto Parts Exploring Possible Sale Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    Advance Auto Parts, an aftermarket retailer of automotive parts with over 3700 stores and a $5.2 billion market value, has hired Blackstone to explore a sale of the company, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • With more people worried about outliving their retirement savings, there's growing interest in finding a guaranteed-income stream for retirement. Annuities fit that bill.

  • Look Who's Offering Gupta Support Ahead of Sentencing Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    Rajat Gupta faces up to ten years in prison for his conviction on insider trading charges. But if an outpouring of support from well-known friends and colleagues holds any sway with U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff, the former Goldman Sachs director and chief of McKinsey & Company could receive a shorter sentence when he appears in court this afternoon.

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