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Sen. Chris Dodd’s financial-regulation proposal raises the possibility of substantial progress on the road to ending “too big to fail” and bailout nation for banks and other financial institutions.
There’s too much liquidity and optimism to be short and not enough fundamental, constructive traction to be long.
2012 is the beginning of a 3-year period in which over $700 billion in risky corporate debt begins to come due, a surge that some analysts fear could overload the debt markets, the New York Times reports.
By now, most of you have read the comments by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at his annual press conference. However, there are some aspects worth expanding on for their importance.
Japan is slowly becoming irrelevant as a part of the global economy, said Kirby Daley, senior strategist at the Newedge Group.
Though there’s virtually no chance the Fed will change interest rates or key monetary policy language at its March 16 meeting, change of another sort is imminent.
Stocks struggled Friday but managed to pull off a gain for the week, with the S&P holding a 17-month high at 1,150.
The new Obama Fed is going to be very dovish when it comes to fighting future inflation and defending the value of the dollar.
By setting risk retention requirements at each step of the process, the very legislation intended to avoid a housing crisis could drastically reduce liquidity and cripple the ability of the secondary mortgage market to deliver hundreds of billions of dollars of low cost mortgage credit needed each year.
Stocks struggled Friday as investors digested mixed readings on the consumer: Retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, while consumer sentiment softened.
Couples must learn how to deal with their debt, or they may not last long. How much do you know about the effect of debt on marriages?
Greece’s patchwork system of early retirement has contributed to the out-of-control state spending that has led to Europe’s sovereign debt crisis. The New York Times reports.
Stocks slipped into the red Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment softened in March.
The President took the dragon by the horns and addressed the currency issue...Without question, this was the most direct and formal attack on the Chinese currency regime to date from the Obama administration.
The economies to watch now are the "Emerging Seven"...Their combined gross domestic product could overtake that of the G7 this decade and open up a 30 percent lead by 2030, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers forecast. But what will Russia look like in 2030?
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Friday after Thursday's rally in the final hour of trading and with investors watching consumer data due later Friday.
Stocks rallied in the final hour of trading Thursday, pushing the S&P to a 17-month high above 1,150. Banks finished strong, with Citi up over 5 percent.
The City of Angels is facing a $200 million budget deficit in the current fiscal year which will grow another half billion next year. The city will owe $399 million next year just in debt service, and it faces about $6 billion in underfunded pensions and healthcare costs for its retired employees.
Americans regained more of their shrunken wealth last quarter, mainly because the healing economy boosted stock portfolios. But the gain was less than in the previous two quarters.
Stocks slipped at the open Thursday after the government said weekly jobless claims fell but not as much as analysts had anticipated.