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  • Obama: 'Culture of irresponsibility'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, arguing that Wall Street created "a culture of irresponsibility,'' is calling on Congress today to create a new framework of federal financial regulation. "A culture of irresponsibility took root from Wall Street to...
  • Bailout transparency challenge: Treasury

     
    by Tom Hamburger and Peter Nicholas As the watchdog of the government's massive bailout of the financial sector, Neil M. Barofsky had a simple question: What had the nation's banks done with all their bailout money? Can't be answered, said......
  • Say on pay: House says yea

     
    by Richard Simon Responding to the public furor over bonuses paid to executives of Wall Street firms bailed out by taxpayers, the House today voted to give shareholders a bigger say over compensation in the first piece of President Obama's......
  • Jewish Federations help win new anti-Iran law

     
    A new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
  • Climate change: 'Mastery of Washington'

     
    by Mark Silva Both President Barack Obama and Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee are bound for Copenhagen next week, among the many U.S. representatives at an international conference that will conclude with an attempt at a framework for an.......
  • Obama to banks: 'Collecting every dime'

     
    by Mark Silva It was the "irresponsibility'' of the nation's big banks that created a credit crisis that "nearly pulled the entire economy into a second Great Depression,'' President Barack Obama says, and now it's their responsibilty to ensure that......
  • Obama: 'Financial WMD's demand regs

     
    by Mark Silva Thumbing through the issues of a new poll portraying what a battleground the midterm congressional elections will be, Celinda Lake, the Democratic pollster on the bipartisan team that produced the poll, found her tongue slipping each time......
  • Obama's 'Wall Street Reform:' Round two

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, engaged in a fight for financial regulatory reform embodying many of the dynamics of the healthcare debate, will return to New York City's Cooper Union this week for another address on "Wall Street reform.''......
  • McCain: Squeeze Iran financially

     
    by Stuart Silverstein In a speech he will deliver this morning, John McCain manages to take a slap at Barack Obama and Iran at the same time. McCain, according to excerpts of a prepared address to the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC,......
  • Fannie, Freddie ointment has flies: expert

     
    by Frank James The U.S. financial markets really liked the federal takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Dow Jones Industrials were up 1.24 percent when last I checked though that was down significantly from its open.......
  • Greenspan: recession odds over 50-50

     
    by Frank James, updated at 12:39 pm ET with transcript Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said chances are better than even that the U.S. and larger global economies will experience a recession. Greenspan's comments came on ABC News's "This......