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  • 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......
  • Wall Street mega bailout ahead?

     
    by Frank James CNBC reported this afternoon that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is shopping an idea around Capitol Hill whereby the feds would create a virtual landfill for the toxic assets now owned by financial institutions. Such a move would......
  • Fed economic action: 'Unprecedented'

     
    By Mark Silva Capping a week of extraordinary government intervention in an economy in crisis, President Bush is at once supporting unparalleled federal action with hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars at stake and attempting to offer Americans a...
  • Policy I: McCain speech

     
    A day after Obama announced policy initiatives on Wall Street, McCain comes out with his, in the midst of a speech with some fairly blistering attacks on Obama. The full speech is after the jump, but here's the gist of......
  • John McCain's radio: Jab at Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Republican John McCain tackles the economic crisis in his weekly radio address, in which he points to the "corruption" of Washington and its lobbyists. "There are certainly plenty of places to point fingers, and it may be......
  • Bush: Economy's 'pivotal moment'

     
    by Mark Silva Capping a week of extraordinary government intervention in an economy in crisis, President Bush today endorsed new federal measures to make money more readily available for loans by banks and other financial institutions, and struggled to...
  • Bailout homeowners first: expert

     
    by Frank James The ever compelling Dr. Nouriel Roubini, the New York University economics professor predicted two years ago much of the financial turmoil we're currently experiencing. Dr. Doom, he was called by the New York Times. But if federal......
  • McCain: Obama 'gaming the system'

     
    by Mark Silva "If Gov. Palin and I are elected in 46 days, we are not going to waste a moment in changing the way Washington does business,'' John McCain is telling an audience this morning in Green Bay, Wis.,......
  • Congress ready: 'Mother of all bailouts'

     
    by Mark Silva Congressional leaders appear ready to act quickly on the Bush administration's demand for authority to bail out as much as $700 billion in bad mortgage debts, but not without adding some conditions and possibly added costs of......