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  • White House Wants Changes in Executive Pay Rules Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | 4:21 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

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  • All-Seeing Axsys Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 9:13 PM ET

    This company’s products save soldiers’ lives. Even a dove could buy this stock.

  • Game Plan: A Big Swing and a Miss for U.S. Stimulus Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:59 PM ET

    Hey, China got it right. Why couldn't we?

  • What A Week - Down, But Not Out Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 4:34 PM ET

    For the week: Dow Industrials down 5.3 percent, S&P down 4.9 percent, NADAQ down 3.6 percent. Stocks rallied midday, then fell back, as the White House said President Obama will unveil details of a home foreclosure plan on Wednesday.

  • Obama's Stimulus Gamble Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 2:45 PM ET
    Stimulus Package

    The U.S. House of Representatives had passed the economic stimulus package. Now the measure goes to the Senate for a vote. 

  • Now We Know What Moves Markets Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 2:24 PM ET

    The bears may be the majority, but shorts are clearly nervous. The Dow rallied 60 points as the White House said Obama will outline a foreclosure plan on Wednesday, but has declined to provide details.

  • Kneale: A Fix For Toxic Assets—ETFs! Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 12:43 PM ET

    Anybody out there got the super-secret e-mail address for President Obama, the Blackberry addict? How about a cell-phone number for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner?

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    The U.S. Congress was expected to pass a $789 billion economic stimulus package aimed at unleashing large spending and tax cuts to help yank the economy out of a 14-month recession.

  • All Roads (And Trades) Lead To Rome Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    Yesterday's late-day spike as Mr. Lockhart floated a trial balloon of help for home owners is, according to the few bulls around, a sign that there is just as much risk on the upside as the downside.

  • Summers: Economic Woes Will Take Time to Remedy Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 7:57 AM ET

    A top economics adviser to President Barack Obama says the $790 billion stimulus plan set for a final congressional vote will help, but that it isn't a "silver bullet" to cure the problem.

  • Ailing Banks May Require More Aid to Keep Solvent Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    Some of the nation’s large banks, according to economists and other finance experts, are like dead men walking, the New York Times reported.

  • Pros Say: Let Banks Fail Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 4:58 AM ET

    Friday the 13th proved lucky for global stocks as the spent the day in the green. Financials lead the gains on news of a US subsidy plan for mortgage payments. The improved mood among investors comes ahead of this weekend's G7 meeting of financial leaders.

  • Cramer: Why You Can’t Trust This Market Rally Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 9:19 PM ET

    Wall Street, the media, investors – they can try to explain Thursday’s action, but Cramer won’t believe any of them.

  • Three Hats Off To Judd Gregg Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 5:07 PM ET
    Commerce Secretary Judd Gregg

    Three hats off to Judd Gregg for withdrawing his nomination for commerce secretary. And I mean three hats. I’ve never seen anything like this.

  • Behind The Rally Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 4:03 PM ET

    The entire market rallied an hour before the market closed due to a Reuters story that the Obama administration was working on a program to subsidize mortgage payments for troubled homeowners.

  • Salzman: Why You Need To Twitter Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    It takes real intelligence and discipline to succinctly express something worthwhile. Brevity is not only the soul of wit, it’s the key to communicating something memorable that really sticks.

  • Economic stimulus at the heart of President Barack Obama's recovery plan is on track for final votes Friday in the House and Senate after a dizzying final round of bargaining...

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 11:03 AM ET

    US lawmakers prepared Thursday to pass a $789 billion stimulus package to revive the struggling economy in a victory for President Barack Obama that some warned may have costly consequences.

  • Senators Skeptical on Bank Rescue's Price Tag Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 2:57 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Lawmakers on Wednesday urged Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to provide more details on how much taxpayer money the Obama administration's bank rescue plan ultimately will cost.

  • New TARP Reporting Form May Shed Light On Lending Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 2:02 PM ET

    The Treasury Department will soon release documents providing information about the lending activities of the biggest 20 financial firms receiving government aid under the controversial program.