| Jan 16, 2013
TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors.
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan.
The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:01 AM
By Josephine Mason
NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A series of public and private
meetings between the London Metal Exchange and its staunchest
critics in the United States has revealed a small but
significant shift in a years-long crisis over the exchange'...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
By Douwe Miedema
WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Regulators should clamp down
on banks owning metals warehouses, oil pipelines and other
commodity assets, Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown told two
nominees to the country's derivatives regulator on...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When I think of General George Armstrong Custer, which admittedly I rarely do, I think Errol Flynn.
Lou Gehrig? Why that would be Gary Cooper's face that comes to mind.
Abe Lincoln? Daniel Day-Lewis.
Mary Todd Lincoln? Sally Field.