Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
A Barbie doll wears a dress made by the Philippines' top fashion designers at a charity auction at a hotel in Manila's Makati financial district on March 17. Ballet Philippines, a dance institution, auctioned 201 Barbie dolls and raised 1.5 million pesos ($32,900) for scholarships to benefit underprivileged dancers.
Public outrage could force the Treasury Department to reconsider which financial giants pose a ‘systemic risk’ to the economy.