One year after the passage of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, key regulators keep delaying or weakening new rules and regulations. The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission is also proposing to push back impending deadlines.
Vice President Joe Biden and congressional negotiators will resume debt reduction discussions today. New faces, such las Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke are joining the talks today in hopes of avoiding a federal default.
President Obama today will make the first official U.S. presidential visit to Puerto Rico since President John F. Kennedy. Puerto Ricans hope Obama's visit could spark job growth in the struggling economy.