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  • Video: Obama on bipartisanship

     
    If you missed it last night, an excerpt from Obama's press conference, talking about slow progress in breaking the hold of partisanship on the stimulus proposal: .msnbcLinks {font-size:11px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #999; margin-...
  • 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.....
  • Bernanke: 'Era of high living...is over now.'

     
    Watch CBS Videos Online by Frank James It was refreshing to see Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke do an on-the-record interview, breaking the central bank's tradition that the top official doesn't do interviews. It's too bad it took the worst......
  • Federal Reserve buying bad & U.S. debt

     
    by Maura Reynolds The Federal Reserve today announced an aggressive program to bolster the housing and credit markets by more than doubling their purchases of mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasury bills in an efforts to free up credit and lower.......
  • Federal Reserve: Low rates holding

     
    by Don Lee The Federal Reserve, offering a modestly more optimistic assessment of the economy today, reaffirmed its policy of keeping interest rates at near zero and suggested it could continue to spur economic activity without triggering inflation. The...
  • Obama and Medvedev: Russian revival?

     
    by Mark Silva It may not be the "reset button'' that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented her Russian counterpart earlier this year - a symbol of the need to start over again in relations between the United States and......
  • Bernanke, 'bold,' offered anew for Fed

     
    By Christi Parsons and Mark Silva OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- President Barack Obama, praising Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for resolute handling of the worst economic crisis in decades, said today that he will nominate the appointee of his Republican.....
  • Obama nominating Bernanke: New term

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Christi Parsons Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, a scholar of the Great Depression who moved boldly last fall to prevent another economic catastrophe, will be nominated by President Obama to a second four-year term as......
  • Why Do U.S. Automakers Care About China's Rising Currency?

     
    China???s central bank announced that it would let its currency trade in a wider range, triggering a rise in its value on Monday. This move could affect U.S. automakers in important ways. GM, Ford and Chrysler could all stand to......