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  • Schwarzenegger: CA Counting on $7 Billion in Federal Funds

    SACRAMENTO -- California officials today said they are optimistic that the nation's $700-billion economic recovery plan will ease credit markets so the state can borrow up to $7 billion to pay salaries and routine bills. But they warned that the state...
  • World Bank Will Protect Vulnerable Countries

    WASHINGTON, DC-- The World Bank agreed Sunday to help developing countries strengthen their economies, bolster their financial systems and protect the poor against the financial turmoil in international markets. Robert Zoellick, the bank's president,...
  • Obama's Cabinet Begins to Take Shape

    WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama on Friday selected the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as his nominee for Treasury secretary, choosing a vigorous advocate of government intervention in the troubled economy who nonetheless...
  • Bailout, Obama favored: Poll finds

     
    by Mark Silva By a margin of nearly two-to-one, Americans surveyed say the federal government is doing the right thing in intervening in the financial market credit crunch, and by a double-digit margin most voters say that Democrat Barack Obama......
  • Good luck to Congress on Wall St pay cut

     
    by Frank James There was much at today's Senate Banking Committee hearing on the Treasury Department's proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street about executive compensation. Even Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr., who himself made a fortune on Wall...
  • Paulson on bailout: Trust but verify

     
    by James Oliphant The Senate Banking Committee and the government's top economic experts are getting into the weeds of the Paulson plan. But there is one overarching theme emerging: Let Treasury handle it. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has repeatedly...
  • Paulson: 'Lenders have to keep lending'

     
    by James Oliphant Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson addressed two lingering criticisms of his agency's bailout plan. Sen. Richard Shelby, a critic of the plan, asked Paulson why the investment banks and other...
  • Bailout politics: Obama-Bush plan?

     
    Yesterday, we worried that the obvious unpopularity of any bailout package -- even a good one that was necessary to rescue the economy -- would create a temptation for Republicans, who don't control Congress, to let the Democrats, who......
  • Obama: Promises delayed by crisis

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Barack Obama, who has promised health care for the uninsured and other new initiatives with his election as president, concedes that the economic crisis unfolding now could slow down his agenda. While the bailout for the......
  • Paulson: 'The taxpayer is on the hook'

     
    by James Oliphant Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson just gave his opening statement to the Senate Banking Committee. He called on Congress to act quickly and "cleanly" on the Treasury proposal. He also said that the administration would accept some sort......
  • Economic 'heart attack:' Warning signs

     
    by Mark Silva The message of the private session that the Federal Reserve chairman and secretary of the Treasury had with congressional leaders late last week is playing out in public today, where Sen. Chuck Schumer said they have been......