June 6, 2012 As the price of oil trickles down, the airline industry is projected to have a historic good year. Whether passengers will see cheaper airfares or fewer fees as a result is still up in the air.
May 24, 2012 As in other U.S. cities, many of Washington, D.C.'s teenagers can't find work. Staff and volunteers at a program for troubled youth hope a program that trains teens to rebuild a gutted house in a day will give them a boost in a tight job market. But learning construction is only part of the lesson.
May 15, 2012 Days after the nation's biggest bank reported at least $2 billion in trading losses, some shareholders urged JPMorgan Chase to back rules limiting risky trading. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon said the bank had learned its lessons and was taking steps to prevent more problems.
May 9, 2012 It's been two years since the "robo-signing" scandal revealed systemic problems among home foreclosures around the country. Regulators and 14 mortgage companies have established a review process to check individual cases for errors, but fewer than 4 percent of eligible homeowners have applied.
April 26, 2012 Earlier this month, a judge approved a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly all of the state attorneys general over shortcuts lenders took to push through some foreclosures. Housing counselors say the deal has yet to make an impact in communities around the country.