GM stock is trading again, after automaker's emergence from bankruptcy and a partial government takeover. But the debate goes on over the wisdom of the US bailout.
America's Big Money economy, of investors and CEOs, is recovering nicely. The Average Worker economy still has ongoing unemployment, mountains of debt, and falling home values.
Stock exchange, digesting last week's rally, looks to start lower, according to stock futures.
Britain announced deep and wide-ranging budget cuts today that aim to eliminate its $245 billion deficit over the next five years.
Japan's central bank economists have tried everything to keep their economy afloat, including record levels of quantitative easing. Will America follow its example?
Bank debt: Proposed rules would require more disclosure on accounting tricks to make bank debt look smaller.
Amphibious vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps take part in a mock landing operation in the sea off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Wednesday. The operation marked the 60th anniversary of the landing operations by US-led United Nations troops during the 1950-1953 Korean War.
Massive CEO compensations consist mostly of company shares the executives received via stock options. How much does that value really reflect the work of a company's chief executive?
LEHMAN BROTHERS - RICHARD FULD: Under Mr. Fuld’s leadership at Lehman, the company underwrote more mortgage-backed securities in 2006-07 than any other firm. The housing market crash showed Lehman's exposure to these high-risk financial instruments and the firm began to lose money. Fuld refused offers to sell, and the Treasury Department did not engineer a rescue, as it did for another investment bank. Lehman's bankruptcy in late 2008 also ended Fuld's job. Code Pink protesters hold up signs as Fuld testifies at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in October 2008.