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  • TEST OF A TIME

    TEST OF A TIME
    1. True or false? After the mid-July failure of IndyMac Bank, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned that the economy "could be in complete meltdown in two months." a. True. He said that estimate "might even be optimistic." b. False. He reassured the...
  • Op-Art: Henry Paulson, the world's most economically developed man

  • Relief or a raw deal?

    Today, Leonard and Thornberg debate the extent to which the government should facilitate loan modifications to prevent foreclosures. Previously, they discussed the public's reluctance to support federal assistance for troubled borrowers and regulating...
  • How bad is our economy?

    How bad is our economy?
    Today's question: How bad is the current fiscal crisis, and why can't we just let the markets correct themselves? All week, Robert Kuttner and J.D. Foster debate election-year economics and Washington's response to the financial crisis. Come back with...
  • Goldman Sachs' survival in Wall Street jungle

    Goldman Sachs' survival in Wall Street jungle
    WHAT IS a disaster for America's Wall Street (actually 50th and Park) and London's City (actually Canary Wharf) and deep trouble for the economy of jobs, factories and stores has a (very small) silver lining for Charles D. Ellis and his publisher: "The...
  • Ten Banks Get Approval To Repay Bailout Money

    Ten Banks Get Approval To Repay Bailout Money
    The Obama administration today announced it has given approval to 10 of the nation's largest banks to repay $68 billion in government bailout money they have received to stabilize the financial system. "These repayments are an encouraging sign of...
  • Sounders FC Defeat Portland Timbers, 2-1

    Sounders FC Defeat Portland Timbers, 2-1
    With fans boisterously embracing the potential rivalry, Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers of the USL's First Division 2-1 on Wednesday night in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. It was the first official...
  • Scam artists pay with fraudulent Treasury 'promissory' notes

    Yet another scam designed to separate homeowners from their money is making its way across the country from the West, where desperate sellers are willing to accept just about any kind of compensation to get out from under. This scheme involves the use of...
  • Schwarzenegger, legislative leaders talk finances

    SACRAMENTO (AP) _ Governor Schwarzenegger and California's legislative leaders emerged from a meeting today saying they're confident the state will be able to repay up to $7 billion in short-term loans. Their projection comes even as the state treasurer...
  • Bush:

    WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush Wednesday night tried to win over Americans infuriated at tossing a $700 billion lifeline to Wall Street megabuck moguls -- saying the alternative is a Depression-style "financial panic" of lost jobs, bank failures...
  • Banking turmoil sends a shudder through Wall Street; Dow suffers biggest point drop since 2001

    NEW YORK (AP) - The upheaval in the American financial system sent shock waves through the stock market Monday, producing the worst day on Wall Street in seven years as investors digested the failure of one of its most venerable banks and wondered which...
  • Stocks Tumble As Bailout Plan Fails In House

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street's worst fears came to pass Monday, when the government's financial rescue plan failed in Congress and stocks plunged precipitously -- hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down nearly 7 percent. The almost 780-point decline was...