S&P Got a Little Casual With Its Mortgage Ratings
Here's a story the SEC tells about Standard & Poor's 2010 holiday party that ends in $67 million in fines for S&P.
Bank of America Settlement Ends Mortgage Crisis Lawsuits? Not So Fast
Following a Supreme Court directive, a federal appeals court ruled a lawsuit on behalf of several credit unions over mortgage-backed securities could proceed.
Americans Worry About Finances, but Just 1 in 3 Work With Advisor
Northwestern Mutual poll finds 66% of individuals lack a financial plan, though many recognize its value.
The Hidden Danger in Asset Class Investing
Focusing on the big picture led investors astray during the financial crisis.
Finding Financial Crisis Culprits; Selling Advisors Like iPhones: May Research—Slideshow
Research magazine's May cover story, "Finding the Culprits," focuses on derivatives expert Janet Tavakoli and her hard-hitting analysis of who and what caused the financial crisis.