Four books offer insight into the 2008 financial crisis that shook the US economy.
Michael Lewis ("Liar's Poker" author) makes a brisk, illuminating story out of the run up to the 2008 financial collapse.
New financial regulation plan introduced by Sen. Christopher Dodd greatly expands role of the Federal Reserve.
Sen. Chris Dodd said Republicans were "terribly naive" for wanting more time to study financial regulation reform
The bailed-out insurer AIG is restructuring. This gradual make-over holds the best hope for US taxpayers to recover bailout money, say analysts.
Dogged by scandal and low poll numbers, New York's Gov. David Paterson reportedly will announce his decision to drop his election bid Friday afternoon.
Rolling Stone Magazine's Matt Taibbi blames the financial crisis on Wall-Street greed.