Obama's actions, more than his speech, will have a big role to play in easing the historically bleak consumer mood.
A 'stress test' aims to assess which banks would need help if the economy worsened.
Once again, a Grisham protagonist finds himself caught up in the machinations of a corrupt law firm.
Despite Obama's three new economic initiatives, world stock markets have slumped and the Dow hit a six-year low.
Dow's 100-point slide Friday stemmed in part from fears that banks would be nationalized.
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The industry itself bears some, but not all, of the responsibility, as GM and Chrysler seek more US aid.
Nationalizing troubled banks may end the credit crisis sooner, some experts argue. Others cite huge risks.