Civil legal aid attorneys could have sounded the alarm years before the subprime scandal began destroying the lives of urban poor--but Congress wouldn't let them.
Two new books profile the generation of counterfeiters and con men who sprouted up in Jacksonian-era America.
Keep people in their homes and start re-regulating the banking industry to end the conflicts of interest that fueled the debacle.
As the US economy sickens, foreign governments are on a shopping spree, scooping up bargains paid for by sovereign wealth funds.
Homeowners in gated communities now facing foreclosure are learning there's no fence high enough to keep out the repo man.
The subprime crisis was not just caused by lending run amok, but by
unrestrained trading that made a precarious situation even worse.
As megabanks seek a subprime bailout, take a lesson from Mexico. Taxpayers of the world, hold on to your wallets.
One way or another, banks will get taxpayer help to undo the subprime mess, but it won't be cheap. And the rest of us can bank on getting robbed in the process.
As Congress grapples with the wave of foreclosures and bankruptcies resulting from the subprime mess, why are some Dems siding with the banks?
To solve the subprime mortgage crisis, start with aid for vulnerable homeowners, smarter economic policies and a more competent Federal Reserve Board.