Some economists predict a long recession, say problem stems from greed, dishonesty.
Speculation can add $70 to the price of a barrel of oil, critics charge.
What if you could vote on your CEO's performance?
The central bank would oversee all financial markets, under a new plan.
Reception to reform is warm on the Hill, but lawmakers seek more urgent action.
Treasury secretary calls for tighter reins on financial markets as mortgage turmoil continues.
In a 5-to-3 ruling, justices say firms that merely abetted fraud can't be sued.