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Don Holzschuh has been driving semi-trucks in the Midwest for nearly 35 years. He talks about how he's been trying to survive financially, and why he thinks the recession isn't over.
The Federal Reserve's plan to keep interest rates near zero for two more years nearly wipes out interest income for people who rely on federally insured savings accounts and certificates of deposit.
The Fed wants to keep interest rates low until 2013, which was supposed to reduce uncertainty. Why does Thomas Hoenig think it actually will have the opposite effect?
Banks have been getting stronger and more profitable since their big bailout, but they still get shaky every time the markets have a tumble. It has a lot to do with old debt and short term confidence
Marketplace for August 18, 2011