Riot police fire stun grenades and rolling blackouts occur as some groups in Greece strike.
A look at the wave of debt crises spreading around the globe.
The bailed-out insurer AIG is restructuring. This gradual make-over holds the best hope for US taxpayers to recover bailout money, say analysts.
A decline in mortgage delinquencies is promising, says the Mortgage Bankers Association. But real estate troubles continue.
Stocks in Europe and Asia fell overnight after the Federal Reserve moved to raise its 'discount rate' by a quarter point.
Fiscal watchdogs are skeptical of Obama's move to give US loan guarantees for the construction of nuclear power plants, citing risk of default. Wall Street, too, has been reluctant to invest. Might that change now?
Effects from a snow storm like the one that blanketed the mid-Atlantic this week can add up to billions of dollars, once lost productivity and sales and emergency road clearing are factored in. But the cost to the overall US economy is likely to be short term.
The stock market will close 2009 with some momentum. But will it be able to carry that growth through 2010?