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  • 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...
  • Gov. Paterson: All politics is local

     
    All politics is local -- and Paterson remembers the lesson today. In a smart move, as Congress and the WH hash out an unprecedented $1 trillion federally backed facility to take over bad mortgages from banks, Paterson writes Treasury's Paulson...

    Obama, McCain: Cautious in econ-crisis

     
    by Mark Silva Count both Barack Obama and John McCain, the candidates for president, as avowedly cautious in the face of the $700 billion bailout that the Bush administration proposes for banks and other financial institutions holding bad mortgage debts.....

    Wall St feels tightening fed grip

     
    by Frank James The not-so-invisible-hand of Washington reached out on Sunday and snatched the last two remaining big Wall Street investment banking firms into the world of increased federal regulation with the announcement that Morgan Stanley and...

    Bailout: 110-page rescue: 'Now the votes'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 8:30 pm The 110-page bailout - the one offering the nation's "clogged'' financial markets a $350-billion purchase of bad mortgage debt and then another $350 billion if Congress buys it again - is ready...