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  • Paterson: Statement on economic crisis

     
    Gov. Paterson issues a sobering assessment of the day's financial turmoil: ???Clearly, however, we are entering uncharted waters. Of the five largest, independent investment banks, only two are left standing today: Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. Bear...
  • Obama: McCain has fundamental misunderstanding

     
    The debate Monday over McCain's statement that the fundamentals of the economy are sound is tactically an important one. Combined with attacks on his campaign's honesty, it gives Obama his first chance in a while to drive a daily message......
  • Lehman (and Wall Street) on the brink?

     
    by Frank James Sounds like the talks being held this weekend to save one of Wall Street's most important firms, Lehman Brothers, are disintegrating. Barclays Bank, the giant British financial services company, was in negotiations moderated by the...
  • 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......
  • Feds throw AIG $85 billion lifeline

     
    by Frank James Talk about throwing a head fake. Less than 24 hours after the feds appeared to be signaling to a waiting world that they had, at least for the rest of this week, sworn off any more Wall......
  • Albany: Smith calls for special session

     
    James Madore in Albany reports: State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith called Tuesday for the Legislature to reconvene in a special session to tackle the crisis on Wall Street. Smith (D-Queens) asked Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville...
  • Statements: McCain, Obama on AIG

     
    The McCain and Obama statements on the AIG bailout, after the jump.......
  • Wall Street bailout means DC battle

     
    by Frank James The Bush Administration wants to get $700 billion, no strings attached, to buy up the bad assets of Wall Street financial institutions. Congress wants to attach strings. That's pretty much where things stand as the week begins.......
  • John McCain: Immigration reform redux

     
    by Mark Silva John McCain opened today with an old Irish joke about a couple of guys buying each other drinks at a bar and bit by bit discovering how much they have in common, even went to the same......
  • Paulson: 'Immediate' bailout essential

     
    by Mark Silva Citing a "chain reaction'' of bad mortgage loans that have led to an impending federal bailout of the nation's financial institutions, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today will call on the Senate Banking Committee "to stabilize our...
  • Bailout blues: Run business like a government!

     
    Jim Callaghan has a hoot of a satirical piece in this week's civil-service Chief-Leader that "reports" Mayor Michael Bloomberg deciding that he had it wrong all along, and so CUNY tuition will be free once again and the subway fares......