JPMorgan earnings will be released before the market opens. Also on tap: Obama's budget plan and more toxic assets for sale.
House's plan for next round of budget-cutting would revamp the social contract between Medicare recipients and the government. Obama may say on Wednesday how far he'll go on Medicare reform.
President Obama will lay out his 'vision' for deficit reduction Wednesday, a week after the GOP released a 2012 budget proposing big cuts. He is well positioned to occupy the middle ground.
Tax credits, deductions, and exclusions raise after-tax income for nearly everyone
Congress and the White House may have resolved one budget crisis. But comments on the Sunday talk shows indicate bigger fights ahead over federal debt and government spending.
Medicare will be the target for President Obama in search of budget cuts. House Republicans are looking to restructure Medicare.
Most seem to think Speaker John Boehner did particularly well. He cut the FY 2011 budget a lot more than Democrats wanted, and he wrangled most of his rambunctious freshmen into order.