He aims to expand access to the remaining $350 billion in TARP funding.
Errors of omission, inaction may define his economic legacy.
He's been critical of monetary policy and has named human rights defenders to key posts.
As home prices continue their dramatic fall, policymakers debate how much to intervene.
The lowest rates in more than two generations won't end the recession soon, but analysts see many benefits.
A $28 billion budget shortfall through 2010 could start to pinch next week.