Despite TARP's success in the US, people still despise it as a bailout. No wonder European politicians aren't eager to support something similar.
The fact that Europe's rescue plan hinges on this small country's vote reveals some big problems with the EU system.
Buying time allowed banks to reposition themselves -- not on the fly, as in 2008, but in a considered way that has reduced our systemic risk.
The uniquely American Apple visionary transcended even our greatest industrialists, from Ford to Rockefeller, making the impossible simple.
Europe is still the big problem, but plunging commodities prices will help lots of companies.
Companies like Caterpillar and Honeywell have yet to see a slowdown in demand, yet their stocks are like hot potatoes that no one wants to hold on to.
There are many reasons everyday investors are losing interest in stocks, but the daily beatings we receive from across the pond might be the most frustrating.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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