Financial reform debate centers around a key question: Will reform mean that the economy is better protected? Here is a look at pros and cons in the debate.
Lawmakers are pledging to end bailouts in the financial reform bill that the Senate is considering now. But many experts say bank bailouts can and will occur again.
The improved earnings reports of recent days are welcome news, but a rising tide of loan losses still threaten the industry.
Citigroup posted a loss of $966 million, but that was its best quarter in nearly two years.
After 778-point plunge, markets need private investment and bank restructuring for a recovery.