Citigroup has reached a settlement agreement over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis (AP)

Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion to Settle Subprime Probe

Citigroup said Monday it will pay about $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into risky subprime mortgages of the sort that helped spark the Great Recession.

Shares of Portugal's Banco Espirito continued to fall Monday (AP)

Banco Espirito Stock Falls Despite New CEO

A new CEO has been appointed for Portugal's biggest bank, but Banco Espirito Santo's share price is still falling sharply as investors fret over its financial health.

HispanicBusiness 100

Introducing the Hispanic-Business 100

While the HispanicBusiness 500 index long proved to be a solid barometer of the Hispanic market in this country, tough economic times have pared the number of companies that qualify for the index. We now introduce the HispanicBusiness 100.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (left) with Alison Lundergan Grimes (AP)

Elizabeth Warren Gives Dems a Boost

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.

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Public, Industry Weigh in on Oil Train Safety

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is drafting regulations to improve the safety of rail shipments of crude oil following a series derailments, explosions and fires. With billions of dollars at stake, the railroad, oil, ethanol and chemical industries have been trying to shape the rules to their advantage in a series of meetings with the White House and PHMSA.

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