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  • Divided SEC adopts mortgage rule, decries lax lending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule on Wednesday designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissented, saying it did not do enough to discourage banks from lending to borrowers with shaky credit and then passing the mortgage risk to investors.
  • Rekha Basu: Elizabeth Warren is right: America's middle class needs a boost

    Her father was a janitor in Oklahoma City and her mother stayed home and cared for the four kids. Whenthe youngest and the only girl, came along unplanned in 1949, some belt tightening was needed. It would be needed again, when her father had a heart...

    Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards

    Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards
    U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday to beef up security measures for federal credit cards, and urged banks and retailers to follow suit in an effort to combat the growing threat of identity fraud. The order, which Obama signed...

    Pamela Yip: Financial literacy an essential life skill for young people

    To improve financial literacy, you have to reach children at an early age so they can establish a strong foundation. Texas is off to a good start. Starting with the current school year, students from kindergarten through eighth grade are required to...

    Exclusive: U.S. regulators press banks for more on auto loan exposure to assess risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are asking banks for more detail on their autos financing exposure, as rapid growth in the lending has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks, according to a person familiar with the matter. ...