Jun 11, 2013 — Big Data raises concerns about more than just privacy. The debate opening up before us is an essential one for a culture dominated by science and technology. Who determines if a technology is adopted? Who determines when and how it will be deployed? Who owns our data? What are our rights in this new world?
Jan 7, 2013 — The agreement resolves claims against the bank about mortgage-backed securities it sold before the housing bust. Many weren't worth what was promised. Also today, BofA and other banks are expectd to settle claims related to alleged foreclosure abuses.
Aug 10, 2012 — The new rules would help eliminate surprises and make the mortgage loan process easier to understand, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says. It's also moving to give homeowners more protection when mortgage companies try to foreclose.
Aug 23, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, entrepreneurship in a bad economy, and columnist Cynthia Tucker leaves her post. In the second hour, Randall Kennedy on his book, The Persistence of the Color Line, and economics professor Viral Acharya argues for an end to tax deductions for mortgage interest.
Jun 29, 2011 — Institutional investors said that BofA's Countrywide unit ran up fees as it continued to service bad loans that should have been foreclosed.
Jun 24, 2010 — The good news is that mortgage rates are at historic lows. The bad news is that millions of people can't benefit.
Jun 16, 2010 — SEC charges fraud by one-time mortgage mogul.