Banking reform, deglobalization, redistribution of wealth and growth of the public sector are all potential impacts of the economic recession on the US.
Obama's team cites the stimulus bill for keeping people working, but with the US economy still shedding jobs, calls to do more are getter louder.
Job losses in September amounted to 263,000 – 83,000 more than expected – pushing the unemployment rate up.
Michael Moore's amorphous, told-you-so attack is short on remedies.
Former Fed Chair Paul Volcker says the problem is ‘moral hazard’ – policies leading investors and bankers to believe they can take future risks without bearing the full cost.
Withdrawing federal insurance is part of a broader exit strategy from the government's emergency supports for the economy, expected to gather steam this year.
The stock market is roaring again and consumers are starting to feel better. One problem: they're still not ready to spend.