Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said we would not have another Lehman-caliber meltdown on our hands. But he never said there wouldn't be pain.
With no one willing to lend to the biggest French banks, we'll remain in a bizarre standoff with them until we get some sort of government action.
European markets have been on a tear since the US Treasury secretary assured us that we are not about to see a replay of Lehman. Will our market follow suit?
The current crisis in Europe is a continuation of the financial meltdown that struck the US in 2008, says the billionaire investor, and the future of the euro depends on Germany.
Don't follow the herd, because nothing has fundamentally changed about our economy or the market.
Strategists outline their views on financial stocks after S&P's downgrade of US credit.
The financial sector has seen lots of job cuts, and Wall Street should brace for more -- perhaps 80,000 by year's end.
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