Economy Dec 14

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Obama Prods Bankers to Do More to Revive U.S. Economy

In a White House meeting with the executives of the nation's largest banks, President Obama called on financial institutions to step up efforts to revive the U.S. economy after they received "extraordinary" financial assistance.

Economy Mar 05

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What Would Happen if Washington Let Big Banks Fail?

Question: What would happen if the government let Citibank and Bank of America, et al., just fail? Paul Solman: The possibilities are various, intriguing, and terrifying. Let’s say Citi goes under. The government has to honor all of the company’s…

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