News bites: Dodd-Frank deadlines

Investors and financial institutions are grappling with uncertainty over new Dodd-Frank derivatives rules.

And regulators struggle to meet rulewriting deadlines in the law against a headwind of opposition.

Nearly 40 percent of homeowners with a second mortgage are underwater on their homes.

Many will be watching Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech today — the first since the dismal jobs report released Friday — but few are expecting groundbreaking announcements.

Peter Diamond's withdrawal as a nominee to join the Fed is feeding Democratic frustration.