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The Fed meeting and a record $104 billion of Treasury auctions are the big hurdles for the market this week. Plus, weekend news that Apple chief Steve Jobs had a liver transplant will put techs in focus.
Both parties not only question the Fed’s performance but worry that the financial reforms will make the central bank even more politicized.
The high cost of securing health insurance for all Americans, the top domestic priority of President Obama, has Congressional Democrats scrambling to scale back their proposals or find ways to trim tens of billions of dollars a year from existing health programs.
Traders are already looking ahead to next week's Fed meeting as the next potential catalyst for stocks.
The Department of Education has selected student lender Sallie Mae and three other companies to service the $550 billion in outstanding federal student loans and future loans owned by the government.
The economy will recover this year but at a slow enough place to cause challenges for investors, a panel of financial experts told CNBC.
In the overhaul of financial regulation proposed by the Obama administration on Wednesday, rating services will avoid the radical changes their detractors have urged.
Market manipulators are bound to find a way around sweeping reforms proposed for the financial services system, hedge fund manager James Chanos told CNBC.
A tug of war between bulls and bears stalled the stock market Wednesday and could do so again Thursday, as traders focus on hours of testimony from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.
President Obama's approval rating eased by five points this spring as Americans worried about unemployment and the federal budget deficit, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
US banks could become less competitive—and less profitable—from President Obama's proposed financial overhaul, analysts say
The financial overhaul expands the Fed's powers but also restricts them, underscoring the central bank's awkward role in bank regulation and the economy.
Following are President Barack Obama's prepared remarks on the proposed financial regulatory reform plan.
The most sweeping overhaul of financial markets regulation since the Great Depression is unlikely to cause much of a ripple in an already edgy stock market, traders say.
The new financial consumer protection agency to be included in Obama's regulatory reforms will have broad powers, covering a variety of products and services, CNBC.com has learned.
President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul financial regulations gives the Federal Reserve too much power and will distract it from its core mission of setting monetary policy, Sen. Charles Grassley told CNBC.
The U.S. dollar's rebound took a bite out of stocks and commodities Monday, and traders look for more volatility this week.
President Obama is about to learn the unpleasant risks of trying to please most all of the people all of the time.
President Barack Obama is ready to roll out an overhaul of the intricate rules and systems that govern America's troubled financial institutions, proposing the most ambitious revision since the Great Depression.
Stocks could have a hard time snapping out of their current trading range, which seems to be getting narrower and narrower.