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Jen, the situation is actually kind of basic. If a deal isn't reached by Sunday night, and a bill isn't signed into law by Sunday...

Among the smartest comments today, from Megan McArdle: My basic reasoning is this: given just how badly the Great Depression sucked, I'm willing to gamble...

Rich Lowry acknowledges the very real conservative concerns about the bailout and then concludes: That's the crux of the problem and why all these smaller schemes—various...

As the days pass, more and more people on the Right are voicing concerns about the Paulson bailout plan. One political operative, Patrick Ruffini, has...

Whether or not the federal bailout is ultimately beneficial, one should be wary of partisan absurdity masquerading as concerned criticism. I refer to the absurdity...

I share the concern of many people that we should pause before plunging into an unmonitored, ill-defined $700 billion venture with the federal government buying...

...comes today from Francis Cianfrocca, a New York businessman who posts at redstate.com under the name "blackhedd." Quick take: The biggest and most important questions regard...

This memo, by an experienced New York financial hand, offers an important and sobering perspective on the market events of the past week: The government is...

Harry Reid, who I'm loath to credit for anything, at least had the nerve to say what everyone knows to be the case about the...

The Democrats will have to be patient if they want a complete economic meltdown. On news that the Fed is holding interest rates steady, the...

You would think the likely market meltdown this week, with two of the oldest investment banks in the world about to close their doors, might...

The jobs number, reflecting a leap in unemployment to a five-year high of 6.1%, is bad news for the economy. But is it unalloyed good...