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President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes.
The Obama administration went into a full-court press Thursday in an attempt to sell its $275 billion plan for stemming the wave of foreclosures sweeping across the country.
Stocks could see a volatile Thursday after Wednesday's relative calm with traders anxious to see if the market will pierce its lows.
President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes, one of the root causes of the global financial meltdown.
The Obama Administration's plan to stem foreclosures and the Fed's latest view on the economy are two powerful catalysts for markets Wednesday.
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A provision buried deep inside the $787 billion economic stimulus bill would impose restrictions on executive bonuses at financial institutions that are much tougher than those proposed 10 days ago by the Treasury Department, the New York Times reports.
Stocks are locked in a trading range that could be put to the test in the week ahead.
The U.S. House of Representatives had passed the economic stimulus package. Now the measure goes to the Senate for a vote.
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.
Judd Gregg, the Republican senator who suddenly withdrew himself as a nominee for Commerce Secretary, "feels very strongly" that President Obama is on the right economic track.
Markets will hang on every move out of Washington Friday, but trading could get quiet late in the day as investors leave for the long weekend.
A new report from online foreclosure sale site, RealtyTrac, shows a 10 percent decrease in foreclosures from the previous month. Foreclosures are still up 18 percent from January of 2008. Good news, no? No.
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.
Late yesterday, the US House and Senate conferees came to an agreement on the Obama stimulus plan - the decision to cut back the spending was a great idea, says Andrew Busch.
I keep looking for signs of economic light at the end of the tunnel, and yet this credit card crisis scares me too much to get hopeful yet, says Patricia Chadwick, founder & president of Ravengate Partners.
The action Thursday is again in Washington. There are several key economic reports early in the day, but traders will also focus on the progress of the economic stimulus package and look for any new details on Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's financial bailout plan.
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.
It's a little frustrating to listen to Congresspeople grill the bank CEOs with variations on the question, "What did you do with all the money we gave you?"