Losses on mortgage debt, followed by recession woes such as corporate bankruptcies and rising defaults on credit cards, delivered a one-two punch.
Bank didn't foresee 'significant deterioration' in December. Merrill Lynch deal weighs on its future.
One example: Some corporations are being urged to skip their annual holiday party and donate the money to help the hungry instead.
Six-day factory occupation ends after employees gain $1.75 million severance package.
Charges on overdrafts, ATM withdrawals rise. How to avoid excessive charges.
US regulators are cranking out an array of options.