Bank stocks rose Friday, but some question whether the evaluation of the nation’s major banks is tough enough.
She's questioned about an embattled colleague, whether to investigate Bush-era abuses.
Appearing before the Congressional Oversight Panel, Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner faced populist anger over bailout terms.
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.
Shareholders wield their clout over executive packages.
Some of them, including Lincoln Financial, have bought small banks or thrifts in the hope of qualifying for government help.
Almost all of the TARP cash is spoken for, and some Senators and oversight officials complained of being left in the dark about its use at a hearing on Tuesday.
Deficit projections mean even Democrats are looking for ways to trim, some of them gimmicky.