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Home Depot is looking into "unusual activity" that may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Home Depot Breach Affected 56M Debit, Credit Cards

Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.

09/02/2014

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Government Lets Banks, Marijuana Dealers Do Business

The federal government is giving banks a roadmap for doing business with marijuana sellers.

02/14/2014

File photo of an ATM. (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Some Banks Fail to Disclose Hidden Fees

A new report released by WalletHub.com ranks banks on the hidden fees, causing at least some bank customers to rethink their banking choices.

08/06/2013

As big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase get set to report earnings over the next week, they are under pressure to show investors they can correct mistakes from the financial crisis and still post big profits. While profitable of late, there are worries that the recent run-up in earnings is just masking the problems. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Looking To Avoid ‘Too Big To Fail’ Scrutiny, Banks Set To Announce Earnings

As big financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase get set to report earnings over the next week, they are under pressure to show investors they can correct mistakes from the financial crisis and still post big profits. While profitable of late, there are worries that the recent run-up in earnings is just masking the problems.

04/11/2013

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Bernanke Notes ‘Stress Tests’ Show Stronger Banks

The Federal Reserve’s annual “stress tests” of major U.S. banks have become better able to detect risks, Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday night. He said the tests show that the banking industry has grown much healthier since the financial crisis.

04/08/2013

Investor Warren Buffett says he didn't buy the Washington Post because he didn't want it to be a burden on his company or family. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Buffett: ‘Banks Will Not Get This Country In Trouble’

Billionaire Warren Buffett says American banks are stronger than they’ve been in years, and won’t derail the economy.

01/10/2013

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Fewer US Banks Failing As Industry Strengthens

U.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They’re helping support an economy slowed by high unemployment, flat pay, sluggish manufacturing and anxious consumers.

12/28/2012

Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, answers a media question during a press conference of the Fifth Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) focusing on moneytary policy and financial issues on March 12, 2012 in Beijing, China. (credit: Feng Li/Getty Images)

Federal Reserve Approves Chinese Takeover Of American Bank

The Federal Reserve has for the first time given approval for a large Chinese bank to purchase a U.S. bank. It also gave approval to two other large Chinese banks to expand their operations in the United States.

05/09/2012

Warren Buffett attends the grand re-opening of Jay-Z's 40/40 Club on Jan. 18, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Buffett: American Banks In Better Shape Than Europe’s

Billionaire Warren Buffett says American banks are in much better financial shape than European counterparts because of measures taken during the financial crisis.

05/07/2012

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Mortgage Settlement Breakdown For Region

U.S. states have reached a $25 billion deal with the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst. Take a look at each state’s breakdown.

02/09/2012

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