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  • UAW Delays Talks With GM, Focusing On Chrysler Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 1:23 PM ET

    The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.

  • Results of Bank Stress Tests To Start Emerging Next Week Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 11:48 AM ET

    The  Obama administration will disclose details about its banking stress tests and what capital participants may need beginning next week, CNBC has learned.

  • Treasury Says Bank Lending Declined in February Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 1:49 PM ET

    Bank lending to consumers and businesses for many types of loans fell in February despite the billions of dollars in government support the banks received.

  • Fratto: Stressing The Stress Tests Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg1100100010lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse I can't stress this enough: the idea of publicly releasing big bank stress test results — in any form — is, well... distressing.

  • TARP The Life Insurers? This Is Nuts Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 5:51 PM ET

    That’s the heartland tea-party message to Washington. Is bailout nation about to strike again? Sure looks like it. According to a bunch of front-page news stories, life-insurance companies are about to get TARPed. This is nuts.

  • Treasury Directs GM to Prepare for Bankruptcy Filing Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 12:33 AM ET
    GM Bailout

    The Treasury Department is directing General Motors to lay the groundwork for a bankruptcy filing by a June 1 deadline, despite GM's public contention that it could still reorganize outside court, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer: Healthy Banks Key to Market Move Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 8:18 PM ET

    All stocks benefit now that toxic assets no longer threaten the financial sector’s balance sheets. Here’s why.

  • Stress Tests Show Banks May Still Need Bailouts Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 7:58 AM ET

    For the last eight weeks, nearly 200 federal examiners have labored inside some of the nation’s biggest banks to determine how those institutions would hold up if the recession deepened, the New York Times reported.

  • TARP the Life Insurers? This Is Nuts Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 4:27 PM ET

    Is bailout nation about to strike again? Sure looks like it. According to this morning’s front-page Wall Street Journal story, life-insurance companies are about to get TARPed. This is nuts.

  • Mortgage Modification Scams Targeted by US Officials Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 12:55 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Federal and state officials say they are cracking down on mortgage modification scams that target the Obama administration's efforts to make home loans more affordable

  • The Depression Is Over Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | 8:48 PM ET

    Luckily for investors, the news isn’t yet priced into stocks. That means it is time to buy.

  • Four Small Banks Are the First to Pay Back TARP Funds Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 10:21 AM ET

    Four small banks became the first to return millions of dollars of emergency aid, and more may soon follow as the industry tries to escape what it considers the onerous conditions attached to the government’s money.

  • Contracts Now Seen as Being Rewritable Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 10:02 AM ET
    Contract

    The depth of the recession and the use of taxpayer dollars to bail out companies have made it politically acceptable for overseers to tinker with employment agreements.

  • Geithner's Bank Rescue Plan Not A 'Cure-All': Roubini Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    Economist Nouriel Roubini thinks Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plan to rescue America's banks is good, but not a cure-all.

  • The O Team Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 10:26 AM ET
    President Obama and Tim Geithner

    To really understand Washington’s new power structure, you need to look beyond the limelight to a group of below-the-radar appointees who will be implementing President Obama’s economic and business agendas.

  • Obama Announces 3 Treasury Dept. Nominees Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | 3:14 PM ET
    Treasury Building

    President Barack Obama announced Saturday he would nominate three new people for positions at the Treasury Department.

  • Paulson Ready To Tell His Story In New Book Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 2:08 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary, Henry Paulson

    "This book will be my account of our challenges as first responders in dealing with a once- or twice-in-100 years global credit crisis, armed with imperfect information and limited powers," says Henry Paulson about the book he is planning to write for the Fall.

  • Regulatory Reform Plan Calls for Increased Oversight Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:33 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will unveil a four part plan to reform financial regulation when he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee Thursday.

  • Dow Gains 90 Points After Late Surge Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 5:01 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher Wednesday as a surge in the final minutes of trading pushed all three indexes in positive territory.

  • Stocks Climb After Home-Sales Surprise Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 10:50 AM ET

    Stocks advanced Wednesday after a pair of better-than-expected economic numbers. New-home slaes rose more than expected and durable-goods orders unexpectedly rose, snapping a six-month slide.