European Central Bank chief Jean-Claude Trichet offered European banks emergency short-term loans. Speculation is rising over a plan by EU leaders to recapitalize banks.
President Obama focused on his jobs plan during his press conference Thursday, urging Congress to pass it. He hammered at congressional Republicans for the role he sees them playing.
Middle-income families with kids did far better in the 1990s than in the 2000s. So what policies should we pursue in the 2010s?
With college tuition costs skyrocketing, and a dearth of skilled workers, American businesses worry they won't have enough educated employees to power their companies – and fuel economic recovery. Companies have begun to partner with colleges to meet a mutual demand.
With Republicans against higher taxes, there's virtually no chance that a surtax on millionaires will pass Congress. But there are strong political reasons for Senate Democrats to put it on the table.
The Dow rose 131 points to close at 10939 as officials made moves to support Europe's struggling banks
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, met with EU chief Jose Manuel Barrosso on Wednesday. Angela Merkel said her government is ready to help German banks, if necessary.