A relative aversion to risk, and a propensity to preserve assets, can add stability in turbulent times.
What borrowers can do to get favorable terms.
Other large firms may be close to the brink.
Job No. 1 for central bankers: restore confidence in markets.
More oversight lies ahead, no matter who's in the Oval Office.
Obama goes on the attack with a new ad, while the GOP candidate calls for an investigation.
Steven Preston, Housing and Urban Development secretary, sees 2009 as a better year, even if some regions lag.
The biggest impact of Lehman's bankruptcy and other recent turmoil could be tighter credit.
As venerable Wall Street firms succumb to the home loan crisis, focus shifts to limiting taxpayer cost.