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It's not the government's job to make stocks go up. It's their job to ensure stability and confidence to counter the fear and panic now so prevalent all over the world. Markets will find their own equilibrium when that happens. Read more: Alexander Hamilton, Credit Crunch, Libor, Bailout, S&P 500, Fdic, Money Market Funds, Dollar, Wall Street, Treasury Dept., George Will, Business News, Henry Paulson, Bank Deposits, Fashion, Subprime Mortgages, Saving Money, Tarp, Dow, Financial Crisis, Bailout Outrage, Business News ... read article

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The Treasury's policy did nothing to build confidence or stabilize the markets. The precipitous drop of the equity markets in October and November are the market's judgment on their policies. Read more: Citigroup, John Thain, Market Crash, Credit Crunch, Fannie Mae, Hedge Funds, Libor, S&P 500, Dollar, Fdic, Money Market Funds, Merrill Lynch, Aig, Freddie Mac, Wall Street, Bailout, Financial Services, Lehman Brothers, Business News, Banks, Financial Crisis, Henry Paulson, Warren Buffett, Bear Stearns, Bank Deposits, Subprime Mortgages, Saving Money, Dow, Bailout Outrage, B ... read article

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Take the money earmarked to large, corrupt and failing banks that wretchedly brought us to the precipice, and have the FDIC offer matching capital to anyone setting up a new community bank. Read more: Dollar, Money Market Funds, Fdic, Banks, Business News, Credit Crunch, Bank Deposits, Saving Money, Deficit, Tarp, Japan, Dow, Financial Crisis, Business News ... read article

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Call it the case of the disappearing dividends, a $42 billion caper that's robbing many Americans of a fair chunk of their future wealth. Read more: Interest, Bank Savings, Cds, Money-Market Funds, Low-Interest-Rates, Stocks, Shrinking Interest Income, Money Markets, Money-Markets, Business News ... read article

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Credit markets may not be completely healed, but they are in much better shape than they were three months ago. Read more: Dollar, Money Market Funds, Wall Street, TED Spread, Bonds, Business News, Credit Crunch, Libor, Saving Money, Credit Markets, Tarp, Financial Crisis, Business News ... read article

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The Fed and the Treasury have to take the training wheels off the wobbly financial system without tipping it back into chaos. Read more: Cash for Clunkers, Fannie Mae, First-Time Homebuyers Credit, Ben Bernanke, Freddie Mac, Money Market Funds, Exit Strategy, Business News ... read article

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In the grip of our Great Recession, with more job losses to come, we have yet to fix the broken financial system that is an underlying cause of this w... Read more: Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Mort Zuckerman, Lehman Brothers, Economy, Financial Crisis, Bear Stearns, Financial System, Money Market Funds, Fiscal Policy, Business News ... read article

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The Fed's balance sheet has increased to $2.25 trillion from $925 billion at the start of 2008 and excess reserves in the banking system now total more than $1 trillion. Read more: Fdic, Fed, Bernanke, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, Ben Bernanke, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Interest Rates, Mbs, I Commercial Deposits, Money Market Funds, Housing Bubble, Business News ... read article