u.s. treasury

  • July 15, 2008  

    Amid signs of continued economic distress, President Bush and the nation’s top economic policymakers fanned out across Washington, seeking to reassure roiling markets, skittish investors, and a worried public. Ray Suarez wraps up the latest economic news. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2008  

    Congress must soon decide on a U.S. Treasury-Federal Reserve measure to save mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae from further crisis. An economics editor and House Financial Committee members weigh the options. Continue reading

  • March 31, 2008  

    In the wake of the subprime mortgage crash and the bailout of a prominent U.S. investment firm, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Monday outlined an administration proposal for increasing the regulation of financial institutions and markets. A Treasury official and other financial experts discuss the proposed changes. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2008   BY  

    The Bush administration unveiled the most sweeping plan to overhaul the U.S. financial regulatory system since the Great Depression on Monday, but admitted that the next president’s administration will need to hammer out many details with Congress. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2008   BY  

    After many world financial markets suffered their biggest losses Monday since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point on Tuesday — its biggest cut in more than 23 years. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2007  

    The government released several new economic reports and Wall Street endured a roller coaster week of trading — all of which served to underscore recent uncertainty about the state of the U.S. economy. Two finance reporters discuss the reports and other economic indicators. Continue reading

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