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  • Farrell: 'Timmy' Geithner Doesn't Need Lassie Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 9:29 AM ET
    Vince Farrell

    Lassie was a gorgeous Collie that was Timmy's constant companion. Trouble would befall Timmy in the first half of the show and Lassie would spend the second half saving him. Well, Timmy Geithner is on his own and there ain't no rescue coming.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 10:21 PM ET

    Bankers will be in the hot seat Wednesday. But the markets could focus again on whether there's a credible plan in the works to rescue the banking system, after the disappointing lack of details in the plan unveiled by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 12:29 PM ET

    The Obama administration's financial-rescue plan contains a number of measures meant to ease the credit crunch, including a public-private initiative to take bad assets off of banks' balance sheets.

  • Busch: Everyone Working Together? Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 10:34 AM ET

    President Barack Obama went on the PR offensive against the members of Congress that are not supporting the stimulus package, says Andrew Busch.

  • Overview of the Treasury Financial Stability Plan Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 10:26 AM ET

    The Obama Administration unveiled a comprehensive Financial Stability Plan on Tuesday. Here is a summary of the Treasury's latest bank-rescue plan.

  • Banks Rescue Will 'Make Things Worse': Rogers Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 4:21 AM ET
    Jim Rogers talks commodities at the World Money Show in London.

    The new financial rescue plan may not work and could even make things worse because it plunges the US further into debt and it is designed by the same people who failed to forecast the crisis and take measures, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Obama administration pushed back the announcement of a keenly awaited bank rescue plan until Tuesday as it pressed lawmakers to settle their differences over a huge economic stimulus package.

  • Treasury Plan Includes Mortgage Security Loans Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 7:12 AM ET

    The sweeping financial plan to be announced by the Treasury will include an expanded loan facility that will purchase newly issued and newly rated Commercial and private-label Mortgage Backed Securities.

  • Treasury Hashing Out Plan; Grants Access to Insurers Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    A wide range of measures to ease the credit crunch will be announced Tuesday and they may now include financial aid to several insurance companies, according to a source.

  • Treasury's Geithner To Unveil Financial Plan Monday Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 8:10 PM ET

    The plan will get "credit flowing again to families and businesses", the government says, and is also expected to include measures to aid financial firms.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:51 AM ET

    The Democratic-led Senate will try again to pass a $937 billion stimulus package aimed at boosting the battered economy as some of the worst unemployment data in decades boosted political pressure for a deal.

  • White House Now Plans Limited Bank Aid Package Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 6:56 PM ET

    The Obama administration plan to be announced Monday envisions a smaller, secondary role for the bad bank concept and will also involve less money than first thought.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    President Barack Obama warned that failure to act on an economic recovery package could plunge the nation into a long-lasting recession that might prove irreversible, a fresh call to a recalcitrant Congress to move quickly.

  • Commerce Nominee: Ex-staffer In Corruption Probe Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 4:08 PM ET
    Commerce Secretary Judd Gregg

    An ex-aide to Commerce Secretary nominee Judd Gregg is under investigation for allegedly taking baseball and hockey tickets from a lobbyist in exchange for legislative favors.

  • SEC Officials Can't Find Their Own Backsides: Lawmaker Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 3:41 PM ET

    Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) attacked SEC officials testifying before the House Financial Services committee for failing to detect Bernie Madoff’s $50 billion Ponzi scheme on Wednesday.

  • Stimulus Bill Dumps Movie Industry Tax Breaks Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    Tuesday the House dropped a provision from the stimulus bill that would allow film projects in 2009 to qualify for 50 percent write-offs, worth some $250 million in tax breaks.

  • Obama's Speech on Executive Compensation Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 11:12 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama kicked off a campaign to rein in corporate compensation with rules limiting executive pay to $500,000 a year for firms getting bailout funds .The following is Obama's speech on executive compensation.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 10:47 AM ET

    President Obama kicks off a campaign to rein in corporate compensation with rules limiting executive pay to $500,000 a year for companies getting taxpayer bailout funds in the future.

  • TARP Executive Compensation Limits Set at $500,000 Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 5:23 AM ET

    Senior executives for companies receiving TARP money will be limited to annual salaries of $500,000 under executive compensation caps to be announced Wednesday by President Obama.

  • Keep Qualified Workers, No Matter Where They're From Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 1:02 AM ET

    Where does the government get off telling a private company they should fire hardworking, qualified employees, solely because of where they're from?

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