On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
Traditionally, home equity rises as a mortgage is paid off, but home values continue to plunge since the bubble burst in 2006.
A showdown vote in the Senate over a proposed cap on fees that stores charge for a debit card swipe is pitting bankers against merchants — but will consumers lose either way?
The Federal Reserve plans to release documents on Thursday identifying financial companies that received Fed loans to survive the financial crisis.
Consumers borrowed more in January to purchase new cars but were once again frugal with credit card purchases, offering a mixed sign of their confidence in the economy.
The Federal Reserve told Congress on Thursday that it may reconsider its proposal to limit the fee that banks charge merchants for debit card transactions to 12 cents per swipe, the latest twist in a battle over billions of dollars.