Banks Subprime Lending


  • Bubble trouble for subprime car loans? Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Subprime car loan bubble brewing?

    Tim Russi, Ally Financial, weighs in on the health of auto financing after a recent jump in subprime loans.

  • AutoNation CEO: I don't see subprime loan trouble Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:26 AM ET
    Auto Loans application

    AutoNation's CEO says he's not worried about subprime car loans even though Wells Fargo said it would cap lending to borrowers with low credit scores.

  • Expansion of credit (even subprime) good: Pro Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:25 PM ET
    Expansion of credit (even subprime) good: Pro

    Brad Friedlander, Angel Oak Multi-Strategy Income fund, Angel Oak Capital, talks about subprime loans making a comeback.

  • Shadow banking set for breakout year in 2015 Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    Shadow banking set for breakout year in 2015 Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down what the term 'shadow banking' means and how the $75 trillion industry is poised for a big year.

  • How to avoid overpaying for your car loan Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Buying a car

    "You really need to shop for the loan before you shop for the car," one consumer advocate says.

  • Courts rule on Fannie & Freddie Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    Courts rule on Fannie & Freddie

    A DC Federal Judge dismissed investor lawsuits related to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac profits. CNBC's Kate Kelly says the ruling is a major potential blow to smart money involved.

  • Next lending crisis? Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:44 PM ET
    Next lending crisis?

    Some investors are warning a wave of auto loan defaults could lay ahead, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • BofA set to face the music with $17B settlement Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    A man uses an ATM at a Bank of America branch on April 16, 2014 in New York City.

    The long-anticipated settlement is expected to consist of a penalty of $9.6 billion and a package of consumer-relief measures valued at $7 billion.

  • Q2 auto loan trouble Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    Q2 auto loan trouble

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau says subprime auto loans surged in Q2, according to Experian.

  • Raising the red flag on subprime auto loans Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    Raising the red flag on subprime auto loans

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; John Berlau, The Competitive Enterprise Institute; and the "Closing Bell" panel discuss if the rise in subprime loans will trigger another crisis.

  • Legg Mason's Bill Miller bets on subprime growth Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    Legg Mason's Bill Miller bets on subprime growth

    Smaller subprime mortgage servicers such as Nationstar benefits from bigger banks leaving the subprime business, Legg Mason's chief investment officer told CNBC on Thursday.

  • 'Fabulous Fab' to pay over $825,000 in SEC fines Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Fabrice Tourre, a former vice president at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., exits federal court in New York, Aug. 1, 2013.

    A U.S. judge ordered former trader Fabrice Tourre to pay more than $825,000 after a jury found him liable for defrauding investors.

  • Subprime Debate: Good idea for whom? Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 1:21 PM ET
    Subprime Debate: Good idea for whom?

    Discussing the business risks associated with subprime lending, with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute, and Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.

  • Subprime home loans back Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Subprime home loans back

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports how careful Wells Fargo is being as it gets back into subprime lending. If these loans run into trouble, the consumer may be able to sue the bank for giving them the loan.

  • Damage to city budgets: Some was self-inflicted Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    View of downtown Oakland, California.

    Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.

  • RBS unit to pay $150 million to settle US charges Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    The SEC alleged that RBS misled investors in a financial crisis-era subprime mortgage product.

  • Impact of potential JPM settlement Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 1:07 PM ET
    Impact of potential JPM settlement

    CNBC's Kate Kelly aks Jamie Dimon about what JPMorgan's potential $13 billion federal settlement over mortgage suits would mean for the bank.

  • Overdue Auto Loans On the Rise Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Overdue Auto Loans On the Rise

    The percentage of auto loans that are past due is rising due to subprime borrowers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • FHA: Ticking Bailout Time Bomb? Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 7:33 PM ET
    FHA: Ticking Bailout Time Bomb?

    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.

  • European Banks Set to Cash in on Subprime Sales Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    Europe's banks, which were among the biggest buyers of U.S. mortgage bonds before the financial crisis, are set to cash in on America's housing recovery by selling the once "toxic" assets back to U.S. lenders.