Archives: Economics

Good Bank, “Bad” Bank Debate


One solution to the banking crisis that is gaining currency is the idea of splitting banks into “good” banks and “bad” banks. To do this…read more


Senators Divided by Stimulus Bill


President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats are working hard to pass an economic stimulus bill, but they face heavy opposition from Senate Republicans who object…read more


Obama to Wall St. Executives: I’m the Boss


President Barack Obama announced plans to limit the pay of executives whose companies receive taxpayer money to get through the financial crisis. After the news…read more

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Economic Breakdown Cripples U.S. Port


The economic slowdown has paralyzed the otherwise busy port of Long Beach, California, where billions of dollars worth of imports and exports used to flow…read more

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Obama Asks Bankers to Act Responsibly


President Obama lashed out at Wall Street over reports that bank executives collected more than $18 billion in bonuses last year, while some of their…read more

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