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Show me the money...

Dec 3, 2008
Looking to get yourself a chunk of the bailout? Wondering how to go about it? Vanity Fair's Bruce Feirstein has the form you need to fill out.

Pink slips

Dec 3, 2008
Corporate layoffs have been fast and furious, more than a million so far this year. Last month alone the rate of job cuts at U.S. firms was the...

Goldman Sachs as online bank

Dec 3, 2008
Goldman Sachs could raise money as an Internet bank to cushion the firm against a possible 2 billion dollar loss. Here's the story.

GM vs. Toyota

Dec 2, 2008
Part of the Detroit bailout debate has been whether GM, in particular, has too many brands....

Showdown for the showroom

Dec 2, 2008
The Big Three are facing pressure to close the sale today on a federal bailout. Top brass will deliver turnaround business plans to Congress in...

Random recession note...

Dec 1, 2008
Scroll down to the end of the NBER announcement on the recession, to where they list the members of the business cycle dating committee and you'll...

In case you've been wondering...

Dec 1, 2008
The group that gets to decide these kinds of things, the National Bureau of Economic Research, announced today that we're officially in a recession...

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Two charts...

Nov 26, 2008
One to help you wrap your heads around how much we've all got invested in the bailout pie....

The Whiteboard: How credit cards become asset-backed bonds

Nov 25, 2008
Mortgages aren't the only financial instruments that get turned into securities. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how companies make...