He’s likely to propose a credit of $500 per person to help stimulate the economy.
Efforts outside the US tend to amount to 1.5 percent of GDP or less, one tally finds.
Until then, employment, output, and housing prices will keep falling.
US could tap $700 billion financial-rescue fund to keep automakers afloat temporarily.
The next bailout could focus on homeowners headed for default.
Sales were better than expected this past Black Friday, but will it last till Christmas?
Prices have dropped by half in a few months, and could go lower still.
Shoppers should consider a retailer's financial health before buying its plastic.
An interest-rate move Wednesday could make some loans cheaper than at any time since 2003.
The region is affected by global downturn, but more prepared this time thanks to greater foreign reserves and less external debt.