After hundreds of thousands of RushCard customers were unable to access their money, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Friday that it's taking "direct action" to "make consumers whole."
Tesla — the electric car company beloved by environmentalists and the auto press — has hit a rough patch. A rave review from Consumer Reports has been reversed, and now Tesla's Model S is no longer recommended by the magazine. A self-driving feature introduced recently has also led to some hair raising moments behind the wheel documented online.
An entire marketplace exists on the Internet for tuners, devices that help drivers crank up the power on vehicles and then hide the evidence. We visit a local diesel shop to see how it works.
The Planet Money team explains how to make $3 trillion disappear, which is what the Federal Reserve will be trying to do. It created the money after the financial crisis to try to help the economy and lower interest rates. But now that the economy is improving the money could eventually create inflation or cause bubbles.
New Orleans has had its fair share of high-profile crime problems. Now residents are set to vote on a sales tax hike to fund more state police officers in the French Quarter.
A week after announcing layoffs, Jack Dorsey says he's giving a third of the stock he owns in Twitter to be distributed among its employees.
CEOs have it easy when it comes to hiring and firing. Presidents get Air Force One.
Faced with a slowing economy, China's central bank has cut its benchmark rate for deposits and loans by 0.25. It's the sixth time the bank has sliced rates since last November.