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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Hits the Stock Market on Monday

     
    Having cleared all regulatory hurdles, the merger between Fiat and Chrysler will become fully effective on Sunday, The Detroit News reports. The recently formed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will issue common shares Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Italia
  • Obama: Willing to defer some new taxes

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Barack Obama says he could be persuaded to "defer'' some of the tax increases he is proposing for wealthier Americans - higher taxes on capital gains and dividends, for instance - depending on economic conditions at...

    Bernanke: Pricey gas not from chicanery

     
    by Frank James Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke spent much of his time on Capitol Hill today discussing the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac crisis as well as the outlook for the nation's economy. However, in his prepared testimony and...

    Fannie, Freddie rescue cost: $25 B?

     
    by Frank James There was already resistance on Capitol Hill to the Bush Administration's proposal that the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve increase their backstop role to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, witness last week's congressional hearings...

    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....