Starting off a two-part look at plans to overhaul the nation's financial industries, Ray Suarez reports on the call for more regulation of payday lenders. These businesses have been criticized for preying on the poor by offering short-term, high-interest loans.
The Federal Reserve announced a plan Tuesday to buy short-term debt directly from businesses, in an effort to stimulate paralyzed credit markets and get cash to companies that need it.
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