Amid all the panettone and other holiday treats, the Monitor's language columnist is surprised to hear Wall Streeters and techies drawing on oven metaphors.
In the Senate, many Republicans resist $14 billion package, worried that the industry won't repay US loans or become more competitive.
Readers write about the bailout of the Big Three, relations between the US and Nicaragua, how France can learn a lesson from Obama's election, and why the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated.
The global credit meltdown and Shanghai's slowing economy are chasing away big-time renters from the world's second-tallest building.
US automakers are likely to get $15 billion in federal loans, but lawmakers insist on industry restructuring.
Just as Joseph stored food ahead of a drought, banks should build capital for lean times.
Lawmakers say bankruptcy for Detroit's Big Three is 'not a viable option.'
In some ways, today's swoon looks like the flip side of 1996's 'exuberance.'