Reuters Investigates

Can the SEC learn from its mistakes?

July 27, 2011

All too often, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gives its critics plenty of ammunition to complain about.

Fake documents suggest bigger problem

July 19, 2011

Action in March by federal  bank regulators wasn’t enough to scare banks away from the way they handled foreclosures. Reuters found that big banks that service mortgage loans continue to use robo-signers, file false documents and mislead courts in their efforts to take houses from homeowners delinquent on their mortgages.

Ethics in economics? Who cares?

July 8, 2011

Back in December, a Reuters investigation examined the ties between economists who testify to Congress on financial regulation and big financial institutions.

The end of an era for British tabloids?

July 7, 2011

No sooner had our special report today on British tabloids hit the wire than Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp shocked everybody by announcing it would close down the 168-year-old News of the World.