The defendants induced unsuspecting investors to purchase their company's stock and promissory notes with wildly optimistic projections.
More than $120 billion is tied up in private equity fund assets that managers are having a hard time realizing a profit on.
But experts think the rate is close to bottoming out.
But Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez has introduced legislation to raise the small business loan guaranty limit to $23.5 billion.
The opening of a new bank in America provides hope that more will follow.
Sustained low energy prices have financial institutions worried about the oil and gas loans on their books.
The KKR-owned payments processor hasn't been profitable since its buyout a decade ago.
But the financial institution's plain-vanilla banking businesses saw declines in quarterly profit compared with a year ago.
The U.S. unit of Spain's Santander Group is faulted for deficiencies in capital management, internal audit, and risk and liquidity management.
Trading suspensions and share purchasing by brokerage firms "reek of panic," says one analyst.