Senators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to stop credit card companies from arbitrarily raising cardholder interest rates and charging unexpected fees that have become customary -- and crippling - for cash-strapped consumers during this recession.
By PBS NewsHour
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday that the country's financial regulatory system needs a broad overhaul to strengthen oversight of financial institutions whose failure would put the entire economy in danger.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
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