212,000 borrowers avoid foreclosure in Sept.

Mortgage lenders have helped nearly 2.5 million troubled homeowners avoid foreclosure since the mortgage meltdown began in the summer of 2007.
That’s according to the […]

GM steps up Chrysler talk

DETROIT–General Motors Corp. has intensified talks to buy Chrysler LLC’s auto operations from Cerberus Capital Management in a deal that would involve a transfer of […]

Stocks move up for first time in 3 days

NEW YORK — Stocks rose Thursday for the first time in three days as a rebound in oil from a 16-month low bolstered speculation […]

Sweden, New Zealand cut rates, Japanese exports weak

Sweden and New Zealand responded to the global financial crisis by cutting interest rates on Thursday and weak Japanese exports underlined the risk of […]

Global effort thaws credit freeze

With two more countries entering the global fight to stem the world’s financial crisis, lending rates continued to fall Monday, signaling the worldwide effort […]

Rage against lack of parity pricing pays off

There has never been a better time for Americans to buy The New York Times … in Canada.
Come again?
That’s right, the venerable American daily is […]

Why the greenback is on a tear

There’s a silver lining in the financial panic of 2008: the surprising strength of the dollar.
Investors have spent the year fleeing the scourge […]

Billing practices far from perfect

Today, On Your Side looks at complaints about billing practices at three companies.
Rogers Communications: Many customers recently got letters headlined, "Your promotion is over, but […]

Rate cut fails to rally markets

WASHINGTON — Having tried without success to unlock frozen credit markets, the Treasury Department is considering taking ownership stakes in many U.S. banks to […]

Crisis seen slicing Toyota profit, shares crumble

Fear that Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) profit will tumble drove its shares to their biggest one-day fall in two […]