Topic: Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Many finance experts say that Obama's basic strategy on the federal deficit is the right one for a fragile economy, but the effort carries economic risks.
02/01/2010 05:38 pm
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the government ‘made the best of a set of terrible choices’ in bailing out insurance giant AIG. But Democrats and Republicans alike hammered him for not demanding more from financial institutions.
01/27/2010 07:28 pm
Some key lawmakers in the Senate are saying they will vote against the Bernanke confirmation. The Fed chairman’s term expires at the end of this month.
01/22/2010 07:13 pm
The Dow has lost 552 points since Tuesday. Is it time to worry about US stocks?
01/22/2010 05:16 pm
President Obama Thursday proposed new limits on banks' size as well as their ability to take risks. The move is part of reform measures to avert a repeat of the practices that led to the financial crisis. The stock market fell in response to the news.
01/21/2010 04:35 pm
Goldman Sachs' bonus pool was announced Thursday, with an average payout of $500,000. After taxes, what could that buy?
01/21/2010 03:43 pm
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearings have produced one moment of drama and a few theories from regulators and bankers about why the meltdown happened.
01/14/2010 04:33 pm
To recoup taxpayer money used in the bailout of financial firms, Obama on Thursday outlined a fee that big banks would have to pay for 10 years or more.
01/14/2010 01:26 pm
At the first hearing of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission on Wednesday, top Wall Street executives acknowledge banks' role in the 2008 financial crisis but defend fat paychecks for employees.
01/13/2010 12:17 pm
A Labor Department report on unemployment claims is better than economists had predicted. But analysts say it’s likely to be several months before the economy starts adding jobs.
12/31/2009 01:49 pm