Housing foreclosure settlement should focus on healing housing market, not punishing lenders, says consumer finance protection chief.
Obama has faced little congressional oversight so far, but with House GOP probing into policies ranging from illegal immigration to health care, the president's oversight holiday may be over.
Elizabeth Warren understands 'every American has to get a fair shake in their financial dealings,' Obama says.
At a Monitor-sponsored breakfast for reporters Thursday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gave praise for Elizabeth Warren and discussed Obama administration plans for the estate tax and housing reform.
Democrats must use this moment to recommit themselves to the progressive agenda that got President Obama elected.
A decade into the new millennium, here are six trends to watch – from Africa's possible emergence as the next breadbasket, to Russia’s strange leadership hunt, to the evangelical boom in Latin American pews.
President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appeared to contradict each other this week on whether the TARP program would be extended. The mixed signals reflect the political unpopularity of the bank bailouts.
There's been progress, but 'toxic assets' remain on the books of many small banks, which have been failing at a rising rate.