Daily Intel

Debt haunts young working couple after service in Marines
Now out of the Marines, James and Alexandra Magaña struggle with making ends meet for their family of four.
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Weekly spotlight on mutual fund performance
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Money & Markets weekly review
Weekly roundup of stock market data
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Claren Road hedge-fund firm hit hard on Fannie, Freddie news
The hedge-fund firm, which is majority owned by Carlyle Group, is facing $1.9 billion in redemptions for the end of the year, according to two sources.
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Ways to stay on sound financial footing
Excessive borrowing is like quicksand, and escaping debt can be difficult.
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Tighter standards on reverse mortgages
Applicants for reverse mortgages will undergo a “financial assessment” under new standards that will go into effect in March.
Nov 23, 2014 | 12:23 AM
Leniency leaks into regulation of N. Dakota oil extractors
North Dakota, a small state that believes in small government, took on the oversight of the multibillion-dollar fracking industry with a slender regulatory system built on neighborly trust, warnings and second chances.
Nov 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Square's point-of-sale service goes global
LONDON (AP) — Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese. The company, whose small cubic credit card...
Nov 22, 2014 | 10:22 PM
French investigate HSBC over possible tax dodging
PARIS (AP) — HSBC bank was placed under formal investigation in France over services it offered to clients required to pay taxes in France, just days after the private banking branch was charged in Belgium with organized fiscal fraud. France's...
Nov 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM
US stocks rise early after rate cut from China
U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank. The Nasdaq composite gained 48 points, or 1 percent, to 4,750.
Nov 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM