Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Wall Street's Stranglehold on the Rental Housing Market
The senator is targeting Recession-era private-equity practices.
Is One of Our Major Financial Markets Vulnerable to Price Manipulation?
Two researchers allege we've been missing a serious exploit in how share values get determined.
Trump's New Bank Regulator Has Previously Helped Banks Exploit Consumers
As head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika now has the power to override state laws protecting consumers.
Hillary Clinton's Not-So-Tough Talk About Wall Street Reform
As a United States senator during the crisis years, Clinton’s legislative proposals to reform banking and housing finance didn’t gain traction.
The Quest to Improve America's Financial Literacy Is a Failure
Financial literacy promotion may sound perfectly sensible—who wouldn’t want to teach children and adults the secrets of managing money?—but in the face of recent research it looks increasingly like a faith-based initiative.
Will Rising Mortgage Rates Put an End to the Housing Recovery?
Rising rates will obviously send monthly payments higher, but they'll also affect the market in a more unusual way: They're going to hurt all-cash investor purchases of housing, which have been a boon to the most distressed markets.
Can a Simple Google Trends Algorithm Beat Wall Street?
Can a simple Google Trends algorithm beat Wall Street?
Rethinking Government's Role in the Financial System
How do we protect the markets from their own overexuberance? By signaling that future failures won't get government bailouts.