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President Obama would like to speed the process of the Dodd-Frank bill. Elliot Weissbluth, CEO & founder of HighTower, breaks down what this may mean for banks.
Richmond, California Mayor Gayle McLaughlin threatens to use eminent domain to rewrite mortgages if banks don't agree to a sale. She urges banks to not stand in the way.
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, discusses his online "matchmaking" business for borrowers and investors.
Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.
Ezra Becker, TransUnion, provides an overview of the U. S. consumer credit landscape, including a look at credit card use, mortgage lending, student loan volumes and auto lending.
The average for a 30-year fixed rate is now 4.4 percent. William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, offers insight on the increase since May.
One of the hottest areas now is the market for personal loans, which is attracting money from venture capital investors, spurred by the fast growth of Lending Club.
Stocks fell today on comments by Chicago Fed head Evans and Atlanta Fed chief Lockhart that tapering should start in September. John Rutledge, SAFANAD; Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners; and CNBC's Josh Lipton, discuss. "This QE is like watching a boa constrictor swallow an egg," says Rutledge.
It's no coincidence that credit availability appears to be easing now that mortgage rates are rising, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe Giudice of Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" have been charged with 39 counts for alleged fraud. CNBC's Andrea Day has the details.
Squawk Box Europe's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore debate whether payday lenders need to be more harshly regulated.
If you're buying an energy efficient home, you could qualify for a larger loan, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Kelly King, BB&T chairman & CEO, discusses how the yield curve is impacting the mortgage business and weighs in on the commercial and retail banking space.
Joe Zhang, Chairman of China Mezzanine Capital, defends the asset quality of China's shadow banking system, saying the real risk lies in loans from the formal banking sector.
An effort to restore lower interest rates on student loans has failed in the Senate.
What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.
Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) discusses a bill he co-sponsored that would restore the student loan rate to 3.4% and explains why it should be the first order of business after the Senate's recess.
Citigroup has agreed to pay $968 million to Fannie Mae to resolve potential future repurchase claims on residential mortgage loans originated between 2000 and 2012.
The percentage of auto loans that are past due is rising due to subprime borrowers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The House speaker urged the president to push Democrats to back a move to switch student loan interest rates to a market-based system before they double.