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Obama tax deal drives up rates

What the Federal Reserve giveth, Obama taketh away. The U.S. central bank's $600 billion stimulus plan was supposed to lower interest rates. But President Barack...

Banks face Congressional wrath over foreclosures

Banks under fire over their foreclosure practices face twin hearings in Congress this week, at which they will come under renewed pressure to find...

Obama on the road and still on a losing streak

President Barack Obama claimed a stronger hand on the world stage Friday despite electoral defeats at home, failure to get a free-trade agreement with...

Palin to Bernanke: ‘Cease and desist’

Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin on Monday weighed in on the global debate over the Federal Reserve's $600 billion plan to buy up government...

Weak jobs report expected today

Newly elected members of Congress will get a reminder Friday of the economic challenges they face in January: The jobs report for October is...

Bandito Obama? Billboard stirs protests

A billboard depicting Barack Obama as an Islamist suicide bomber, a gay and a Mexican bandit has triggered a storm of criticism in a...

Stimulus? We don’t need no stinkin’ stimulus

Federal Reserve officials clashed on Thursday over whether the central bank should be more aggressive in supporting the stumbling economy and one said the...

Economic woes expected to continue

The U.S. economic recovery will remain slow deep into next year, held back by shoppers reluctant to spend and employers hesitant to hire, according...

Democrats block GOP effort to kill consumer protections

The Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican attempt to defang consumer protections in a sweeping Wall Street reform bill, while voting to give small...

Don’t expect a quick economic recovery

The pillars of Americans' financial security — jobs and home values — will stay shaky well into 2011, according to an Associated Press survey...