December 31, 2008 An entertainment for our times.
December 31, 2008 The SEC isn't buying a complaint from the former CEO.
December 29, 2008 One quote sums up the whole trouble.
December 29, 2008 A look at numbers that could be too good to be true.
December 29, 2008 Cities and states around are facing tight budgets as tax revenues drop. Maryland is looking at a $400 million shortfall, for instance.
December 22, 2008 The agency may need an image makeover if it wants the expertise and cooperation of the nation's top researchers. According to the report, members of the scientific community would rather discuss their work with total strangers than an FBI agent.
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December 19, 2008 Better order another drink.
December 19, 2008 The big news happened moments ago. President Bush announced that the government will loan automakers $17.4 billion. "The time to make hard decisions to become viable is now,
December 19, 2008 One of the crucial moments in the economic crisis came last month, when Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced that the government would help banks by purchasing billions of dollars of their stock. Paulson had previously opposed the idea, but some people credit it with preventing financial collapse. Paulson only had authority to buy that stock because of some subtle wording that made it into the bailout bill.
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December 17, 2008 The investment manager was a tiger on the links.
December 15, 2008 Inside a Federal Reserve plan to get credit moving again.
December 11, 2008 Staring into charts of market prices, technical traders look for patterns with weird names like "head and shoulders." They say the patterns predict where the market is heading, and at least one researcher says they may be right.
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December 11, 2008 A new Pew poll suggests that affluent folks are cutting back even though their finances haven't really been effected yet.
December 9, 2008 It has to do with shopping.
December 9, 2008 How scared are investors? Scared enough to lend the U.S. government money for nothing.