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The budget that President Obama proposed on Thursday is nothing less than an attempt to end a three-decade era of economic policy dominated by the ideas of Ronald Reagan and his supporters, the New York Times reports.
Stocks enter the last trading day of the month with a near 10% decline and the promise that this will be the second worst February ever.
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President Barack Obama Thursday released an outline of his budget for fiscal year 2010 that begins Oct.1.
As President Obama prepared to deliver his budget for fiscal year 2010 on Thursday morning, political insiders discussed the pros and cons.
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A new deal between Citigroup and the government to shore up capital at the bank could be big news Thursday, but General Motors may also drive sentiment when it reports billions in losses ahead of the opening bell.
The Democratic-controlled House approved $410 billion legislation Wednesday that boosted domestic programs, bristled with earmarks and chipped away at policies left behind by the Bush administration. The vote was 245-178, largely along party lines.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday there was no plan to nationalize troubled US bank Citigroup, causing stocks on Wall Street to trim losses briefly.
With one of their own in the White House, Democrats in Congress are moving to give domestic government agencies 8 percent more money, on average, to spend this year atop the whopping $787 billion in economic stimulus funds.
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross said Wednesday that the U.S. cannot afford to do nothing to solve the financial crisis.
Bernanke bounce or an Obama tumble? That was the question on the minds of traders about markets Wednesday, another day in which Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Congressional committee and after President Obama's Tuesday night speech on the state of the nation.
"We have enough bad news out there. We need the positives," says one market pro about Obama's speech to Congress Tuesday night.
As President Barack Obama prepares to outline his agenda to the nation on Tuesday, political and market insiders discuss what he is likely to say.
Barreling ahead on a mammoth agenda, President Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency, casting the nation's bleeding economy as a tangle of tough, neglected problems.
Former President Bill Clinton discusses what the government should do to help Americans follow standards of energy efficiency, his views on the economy and more with CNBC's Becky Quick. Following is the full transcript:
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