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President Obama’s top economic advisers have determined that they can shore up the nation’s banking system without having to ask Congress for more money any time soon, according to administration officials.
Gun and ammunition sales have been spiking, partly due to fears President Obama will reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons.
Top executives of credit card companies will meet Obama administration officials next Thursday at the White House, as the industry faces the possibility of legislation aimed at curbing deceptive practices, sources familiar with the plans said.
The Obama administration will disclose details about its banking stress tests and what capital participants may need in a two-stage process beginning next week.
JPMorgan Chase could rule the day Thursday. Traders expect the stock and Treasury markets to take their cue from the bank's first quarter earnings report and forward comments.
The most challenging venue for a tea party protest may have been in the nation’s capitol, Washington D.C.
President Barack Obama seized the opportunity on tax-filing day to assert that his administration is easing the tax burden of working people.
Stocks are struggling against a wave of economic and earnings news, but traders say it's not a bad thing that the market is giving up gains this week.
President Barack Obama is juggling a glass-half-full take on the economy with a determination to not be seen as naive about problems still washing over the business landscape.
Delsa Bernardo was ready to pop rolls in the oven at Yiya's Gourmet Cuban Bakery when she heard the news: After years of separation, she could finally visit her 80-year-old aunt in Cuba, any time she wanted.
King Abdullah II will meet US President Barack Obama on 21 April in Washington DC. The meeting will focus on efforts to reach a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and achieve a comprehensive peace in the region. Talks will also address Jordan-US ties.
After years of encouraging their customers to borrow beyond their means by extending credit beyond any reasonable ability to pay back, the banks are adding insult to injury by jacking up the interest rates seemingly ad nauseam.
After a five-week rally, stocks face one of their toughest challenges yet - a very nasty earnings season.
President Barack Obama said Thursday millions of Americans can save money by refinancing their homes and taking advantage of record low rates on fixed mortgages.
Stocks should trade quietly Thursday ahead of the three-day holiday weekend. Wednesday's activity was subdued, even after a minor sell off after the Fed downgraded its economic outlook yet again, in the release of its last meeting minutes mid-afternoon.
The president returned to Washington in the early hours of Wednesday morning, bringing his lengthy debut on the world stage—including his first stop in a war zone as commander in chief—to a close.
Worries that weak earnings will stall the stock market's advance did just that on Tuesday, and there are few catalysts to change the tone Wednesday in what will become an increasingly quiet holiday week.
It's the beginning of a make or break period for the stock market's current run. While first-quarter profits are expected to be terrible - down 36% for the S&P 500 - traders have been hoping the earnings season will bring with it some clarity about the second quarter and beyond.
President Barack Obama sought on Monday to rebuild ties with Turkey, a Muslim country with growing clout whose help Washington needs to solve confrontations from Iran to Afghanistan.
Lawrence H. Summers, the top economic adviser to President Obama, earned more than $5 million last year from the hedge fund D. E. Shaw and collected $2.7 million in speaking fees from Wall Street companies that received government bailout money, the White House disclosed Friday in releasing financial information about top officials.
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