Jan 11, 2013 The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.
Jan 8, 2013 AIG board mulls whether to join a former CEO in suing the U.S. government for shortchanging shareholders in a $182 billion financial crisis bailout.
Oct 18, 2012 Within a year, Nissan hopes to replace the mechanical method of controlling steering with one that uses electronics.
Oct 2, 2012 The new Datsun will be sold in emerging countries like India, where it will be the first car for many buyers. It will not be as safe or as environmentally clean as cars in the U.S.
Aug 15, 2012 Brazil has been a bright spot in the global economy in recent years. But things are starting to slow down -- so today, the government is launching a stimulus package of sorts.
Aug 14, 2012 Did the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act do its job and was President Obama successful in selling the stimulus program to the public?
Aug 2, 2012 The Fed announced yesterday that it is prepared to act if the economy gets worse -- But for now, nada. Which brings us to the European Central Bank, which is holding a meeting today in Frankfurt and might have a little something up its sleeve for the global economy.
Aug 1, 2012 The Federal Reserve wraps up a two day meeting today in Washington. And the big question -- yet again...will be: Is the Fed ready to launch some new economic stimulus, in line with its mandate to help the country reach full employment?
Jul 23, 2012 Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky talks about his new tell-all, "Bailout," on what went on during the height of the financial crisis.
Jul 24, 2012 The Troubled Assets Relief Program -- TARP -- was the formal name for what we often just call "the bailout." In 2008 Congress allocated $700 billion to stabilize the U.S. financial industry. Congress and President Bush assigned one man to build a team, and police all that spending.