Those sinking in the wake of the real estate plunge get different treatment. For the overall economy, it makes sense.
What borrowers can do to get favorable terms.
Key members call for bipartisan effort after meeting with administration officials.
Other large firms may be close to the brink.
Job No. 1 for central bankers: restore confidence in markets.
Lawmakers focus on bailouts and look to overhaul financial regulations.
Markets from London to Tokyo fell on the news of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy.