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US stocks index futures made a tentative push higher ahead of the open Wednesday as investors braced for the latest round of economic data and looked for direction from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
Nationalizing banks is a slippery slope which won't do the mired down economy any good, says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co.
The Obama administration is doing a much better job with regards to the dealing with the economic crisis than its predecessor says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co.
Gold isn't the only precious metal. Cramer offers another way to protect your portfolio.
If Press Secretary Robert Gibbs needs proof that President Obama's spending plans are hurting the markets, then he should look at the Dow. Or the S&P 500. Or the Nasdaq...
For all the US intervention into business and markets, there’s one thing it still can’t do to stop the bleeding in the financial system.
President Barack Obama enjoys robust support from the American public, but a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll suggests potential bumps ahead for his ambitious domestic agenda.
The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to preserve thousands of earmarks in a $410 billion spending bill, brushing aside Sen. John McCain's claim that President Barack Obama and Congress are merely conducting business as usual in a time of economic hardship.
As investors grapple with the worst market since 1996, the President says stocks are a good deal.
Members of the General Motors bondholders committee will be meeting with President Barack Obama’s auto task force on Thursday in Washington, CNBC has confirmed.
I can't ever remember a sitting President actually recommending buying stocks, but Obama did just that today.
Geithner's got a coach! hat's what a lot of traders are saying about his testimony. Remember the Geithner curse, a follow-up of the Paulson curse: every time they open their mouths, the market drops.
Last Friday, in another memorable edition of the cable news sensation known simply as "Options Action," Mike Khouw of Cantor suggested selling Humana's March 22.5 puts for a short-term bullish to neutral play on a beaten sector.
While everyone applauds the openness of the new administration, there are serious unintended consequences to their policies, says Andrew Busch.
The U.S. stimulus package may pack a big punch in the current crisis because households and businesses struggling to get credit are more likely to spend the money, a top White House adviser said Tuesday.
Hope that the TALF will finally get launched is the main story this morning. $200 Billion in initial financing from the Fed for private entities to purchase asset backed securities like credit card, auto, and student and small business loans.
If jobs weren’t enough to worry about in this recession, for many Americans there’s the added pressure of being able to afford retirement. The relentless decline in stock and home prices is destroying household wealth big time.
No doubt the president’s hopes for this country are noble, but right now they’re killing the markets.
If one doesn't agree with my opinions....I can respect that. It is very American to disagree. It is very UN-American to belittle or ignore the FACTS, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, or the voices of millions of Americans that demand better answers, more transparency, deeper accountability, and the simple idea that our elected officials represent all Americans.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit its lowest level in 12 years, slipping below 7,000, then 6,900 and then 6,800, as another bailout of insurance giant AIG stirred fear about the stability of the financial system.