Oil and gold surged Monday as investors worried that huge new debts will harm US Treasury's credit standing.
Those sinking in the wake of the real estate plunge get different treatment. For the overall economy, it makes sense.
Key members call for bipartisan effort after meeting with administration officials.
Lawmakers focus on bailouts and look to overhaul financial regulations.
More oversight lies ahead, no matter who's in the Oval Office.
As venerable Wall Street firms succumb to the home loan crisis, focus shifts to limiting taxpayer cost.