European Central Bank loans are intended to keep banks lending and avoid a credit crunch. But the head of the European Central Bank resists providing similar help to indebted nations.
Debt problems in US, Europe don't stop investors from buying up stocks. But analysts warn debt woes remain markets' primary concern.
Obama wants to triple public financing for new nuclear power plants, even as he nixes funds for storing commercial radioactive waste. The policy may be calculated to win votes for climate change legislation, but critics say it's not 'coherent' and carries new security risks.