Bank of America CEO to face concerned investors - CNBC

Business | Kells Hetherington

investors remain worried about the bank’s mortgage liabilities

Republicans out front of Obama on regulations - AP

Business | admin

Issa’s letters from business on reg impacts to Obama total almost 2,000 pages

Did the Obama admin stretch the facts on health care? - AP

Business | admin

The new estimate by the Obama admin is more than twice as high as a figure that supporters of the law were using last year

TheDC Morning: Budget crises turn Democratic governors into deficit hawks - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Source: Volcker leaving Obama advisory group - AP

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is ending his term as chairman of President Barack Obama’s economic advisory panel

Obama's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year - AP

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From the start, 2010 delivered a string of setbacks that built up to an electoral shellacking come November, to use the president’s own word

DeMint comes out against tax deal - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Sen. Jim DeMint says tax bill increases the deficit so GOP must do ‘better than this’

Ireland's bailout boosts banks, inflames taxpayers - AP

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‘This is not a rescue plan. It is the longest ransom note in history’, said Fintan O’Toole

Trading probe results in 3 FBI raids - AP

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Feds raid 3 hedge funds linked to trading probe

Report: Prominent hedge fund investigated - AP

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The SEC and the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan are investigating Harbinger Capital Partners regarding a loan to founder Philip Falcone last year

Why Fed bond-buying plan is raising trade tensions - AP

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The Federal Reserve’s plan to buy more Treasury bonds has incited critics at home to complain of inevitable high inflation and financial turmoil

China says Fed bond move may hurt other countries - AP

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China’s central bank chief said Friday that the Federal Reserve’s move to inject money into the U.S. economy is understandable because of its slow recovery but still might hurt the rest of the world

Despite claims, bailouts not over yet - AP

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The Treasury Department says its bank bailouts are over, but the spending continues

Barney Trouble - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

After a series of difficult moments on the campaign trail, Rep. Barney Frank is scrambling for campaign cash, contributing $200,000 of his own money

Foreclosure anger is now hitting election campaign - AP

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Obama and democrats up for election feel the pressure from the foreclosure mess

Bank bailout supporters struggling for re-election - AP

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Voters are holding bank bailout supporters accountable in elections

Apple may surpass Exxon as most valuable company - AP

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Apple’s move to the top would be a strong signal that investors are now expecting growth to be driven by spending from average consumers

The federal government: Money never sleeps - AP

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Feds seize three credit union lenders and will replace the companies’ executives and boards

The Hayek Fund: fighting back against the nanny state

op-ed | Steven Kiel

Liberal investors have “socially responsible investment funds.” Now conservative investors have The Hayek Fund.

Gov’t: Banks should share Fannie, Freddie costs - AP

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A federal regulator is criticizing banks for failing to take back bad mortgages sold to giant mortgage buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac