| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
In September 2008, the U.S. financial system was teetering on collapse and the stock market was shaky. But Alabama Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus saw opportunity in the crisis. According to an investigation by the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Mr. Bachus...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:21 PM
A Republican who wants to be California's governor is staking his bid on having run the $700-billion federal bank bailout — even as GOP candidates across the nation distance themselves from the highly unpopular program.
As he courts voters, former...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:23 PM
There's a story former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry "Hank" Paulson tells in Joe Berlinger's unsettling new documentary, "Hank: 5 Years From the Brink," about "Goodnight Moon."
His wife, Wendy, suggested that instead of the insistent monotone we grew...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari has raised more than $900,000 in the last two weeks, according to a new report filed by his campaign on Wednesday.
The candidate's former boss at the U.S. Treasury Department, Henry Paulson,...
| Oct 30, 2013
Do the political leaders who required you to bail out Wall Street in 2008 know how angry you and other Americans remain five years after the financial crisis?
They do. In fact, politicians and government officials who were involved in the bailout are...
| Oct 30, 2013
An impressive array of major players gathered in Chicago on Tuesday to recall the virtual Heimlich maneuver that saved the financial sector from choking to death a half-decade ago and thump themselves on the back for keeping the economy alive.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:42 PM
BEIJING — The Chinese leadership is hyping a Communist Party meeting that began Saturday as the greatest financial rethink since leader Deng Xiaoping launched China's economic revolution in the late 1970s.
In keeping with past patterns, the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner is becoming a financial industry executive, taking a high-level job with the private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, the firm announced Saturday.
Geithner, who was a major player in the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Herbert Allison Jr.
Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program
Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
| May 26, 2013
A free trade agreement between the United States and China? Really? How would that work? We give them our intellectual property and they give us their political dissidents?
Loosening restrictions on trade and investment between the two justifiably...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Vice President Joe Biden will be in Orlando Friday to give the keynote address to the annual national conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The convention, of mayors from throughout the country, runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Loews Royal...