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Jen, I think there's something apocalyptic in your account that doesn't match the realities of the present moment. If the plan to stabilize the banks...

The biggest financial news  in this or any recent year: The U.S. government is expected to buy stakes in the nation's top financial institutions as part of...

Stock markets collapsed in Asia and Europe earlier today, leading to losses here. President Bush spoke from the Rose Garden this morning to urge...

This is the most important news of the day, probably the week and maybe of the month: The Federal Reserve and six other major central banks...

Citizen Grim, on John Podhoretz: I opposed the bailout, but I think it's a bit misleading to say that the current drop in stocks is proof...

If, over the course of the next two weeks, the bailout bill continues to do nothing to restore any degree of confidence in the stability...

Dmitry Medvedev was absolutely gleeful when he said yesterday that the global financial crisis signaled the end of the era of American economic leadership. ...

"This financial crisis is a direct result of the greed and irresponsibility that has dominated Washington and Wall Street for years," said Barack Obama yesterday. ...

John, there are many creative and constructive ideas out there to resolve the logjam. There are two possible timelines that greatly affect what will occur. If...

The people who think there must be a deal, and a deal as soon as possible, think the meltdown in the credit and stock markets...

Senator Lindsey Graham disputes the Democrats' "there was a deal" tale. At a press conference earlier in the day Rep. Paul Ryan said, "Despite what...

The Democrats have begun a ludicrous game: try to blame John McCain for nixing a mythical deal that was eminently reachable before he forced Barack...