Bank of America has invented a checking account with a one-fee-fits-all arrangement that stops high overdraft fees. Not every customer will benefit, though.
A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce study shows that shareholders make only pennies on the dollar when suing companies over stock losses. The only real winners are the lawyers.
Tech startups like Estimize and Robinhood are set to disrupt the financial services industry, with an eye to conquering Wall Street.
We all know that college can be amazingly expensive, leaving many students with huge debt, but a new report shows which colleges offer the best return on your investment.
Bank of America agreed to pay $9.3 billion to settle claims that it sold faulty mortgage bonds, helping the bank to end a legal headache left over from the financial crisis.
The IRS is warning that scammers have targeted thousands of Americans, and walked away with more than a million dollars of taxpayer money.
Stocks on Thursday reversed Wednesday's decline, suggesting investors may have overreacted to comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen that raised fears of an interest rate hike.
New York's top law enforcer has opened a broad investigation into whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative venues provide high-frequency traders with improper advantages.
GM's thorny auto recall, a price increase for Amazon Prime and an investigation into a short-term lender were among the big events in the business world this week.
Credit Suisse blames a small number of employees after a U.S. Senate report said the Swiss lender helped clients hide as much as $10 billion from tax authorities.
The high-quality videos on bettermoneyhabits.com teach viewers about financial subjects ranging from budgeting to understanding credit to home buying.
Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new mortgage rules have taken effect. Their purpose: To protect home buyers from the bank behaviors that led to the housing bust.
Following a data breach that compromised 70 million consumers' credit card information, Target wants the retail industry to switch to technology that's widely used in Europe.
Two credit card giants helped lift the Dow Friday. American Express gained 3.5%, based on strong earnings, and fellow Dow component Visa rode its coattails to a 4.5% gain.
Morgan Stanley reports a sharp fall in quarterly profit as the Wall Street bank posts a pre-tax loss of $1.1 billion.
In his final public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke took a moment to reflect on the 2008 financial crisis and compared it to a bad car crash.
Citigroup's quarterly profit rose 21 percent as expenses declined and the company drew down reserves it had taken against bad mortgage loans.
Goldman Sachs reports a 21 percent drop in quarterly profit as revenue from fixed-income trading fell.
Bank of America reports an eight-fold jump in fourth-quarter profit, driven by a steep fall in provisions to cover bad loans.
JPMorgan reported a 7.3 percent drop in quarterly profit it paid penalties to the government for not reporting suspicions of fraud by client Bernie Madoff.
From a parade of bankers' earnings to Pizza Hut rolling out a new crust, here are some of the things that will help shape the week ahead on Wall Street.
Liquor-maker Beam agrees to be acquired by Suntory Holdings of Japan for $16 billion.
Too big to fail and getting bigger as the nation's big banks had their best year in 2013 since before the financial crisis.
JPMorgan Chase agrees to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring obvious warning signs of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.