The U.S. Federal Reserve has released a list of the banks that received federal loans at the height of the financial crisis. British banks were among the recipients, and borrowed more than a trillion U.S. dollars.
In 2009, there was a run to buy foreclosed homes. Why? Because their cost was substantially less than other homes. But their price is down even further now that demand has slowed. Gregory Warner reports.
While the heat of the healthcare debate continues, the Commonwealth Fund, a healthcare think tank, will release a report saying the new law could save you money, over time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports
In 2008 President Bush signed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act after an increase in recalls of unsafe children's toys. But on Capitol Hill, a group of manufacturers are telling a Senate subcommittee that the law has resulted in too many unintended consequences. John Dimsdale has more.
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