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Senate leaders continued to hammer out details of a rescue plan for U.S. automakers Tuesday, including limits on executive compensation and federal oversight of industry restructuring. Sens. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., debate the plan's merits.
In an effort to stabilize the teetering American financial giant, the U.S. government stepped up to help Citigroup by injecting $20 billion in capital and agreeing to shoulder most potential losses for the bank's high-risk assets. A New York Times…
Congress returns to Washington Monday to convene a lame-duck session with the struggling auto industry as its first priority. Democrats want to use part of the $700 billion Wall Street bailout for emergency loans to help the Big Three carmakers.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Deepening financial crisis among the nation's biggest auto makers prompted talks to allow corporations to apply for aid under the $700 billion bailout plan. Reporters and analysts weigh the controversy around the access to money for Detroit's Chrysler, G.M. and…
The Treasury Department's plan to buy bad mortgage-related securities returns to the House Friday, as lawmakers lobby their own party members and hope tax cuts and financial rule changes will convince holdout Republicans to vote yes.
By PBS NewsHour
Stocks dropped early in trading Thursday after the government reported that the number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose to a seven-year high and that orders for manufactured goods dropped by 4 percent in August.
With Congress set to revisit reaching a compromise over the proposed $700 billion bailout that failed in the House on Monday, a panel of lawmakers debate the plan and future efforts to alleviate the economic meltdown.
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