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Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession
The Federal Reserve says all of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending.
Winners During the US Stock Market Rout
While the shares of many American companies took a major bruising on Monday, the worst day for U.S. stocks in four years, due to fears of a slowdown in China, there are 25 firms that Goldman Sachs says may be relatively immune from an economic slowdown on the other side of the globe. The list
Full 'This Week' Interview Transcript: Russian President Vladimir Putin
Below is a full "This Week" interview transcript with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It has been independently translated by ABC News. PUTIN: It seems to me you know everything about the Olympics. I don't even know what else I could tell you. Or you think that you know everything, and it's
Top 3 Tips for Checking Fee Safety
If you have a checking account with a bank or credit union, do you know what the policies are on fees and overdrafts? Probably not. “Consumers are expected to wade through long, confusing documents and may be subject to steep, unexpected fees to access their...
Bank Stress Test: The Best and the Worst
According to the Federal Reserve, 15 of 19 major U.S. banks would fare well if hit with catastrophic conditions based on a so-called stress test, which determines how banks would fare if hit with a peak unemployment rate of 13 percent, a 50 percent drop in equity...
'Right to Be Outraged:' Pay Czar Slams Banks for Executive Pay After Bailouts
Kenneth Feinberg Finds Bailed-Out Banks Awarded $1.6 Billion in Bonuses Amid Financial Crisis
Van Der Sloot Insisted Natalee Holloway's Mom Sign Contract to Pay Him for Info
Joran van der Sloot's plan to extort money from the parents of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway was so brazen that he demanded her mother sign a contract pledging tens of thousands of dollars for information about where her daughter's remains could be found, according to an FBI affidavit
Joran van der Sloot Pelted With Rotten Vegetables on Way to Court
Police Say Van Der Sloot Beat, Suffocated Victim in Peru; Ate Pastries in Room With Corpse
Stress Test Fallout: Every Bank But One Has Met Capital Requirements
ABC's Matt Jaffe reports from Washington: Nine of the country’s 10 biggest banks have succeeded in raising the additional capital that was required as a result of last spring’s stress tests, the Federal Reserve announced today. The one exception –...
CDC: Ill workers should stay home as firms combat swine flu
Swine flu hasn't hit his business yet, but Pedro Alfonso is nervous nonetheless. "We're running scared," says the president of Dynamic Concepts, an 80-person telecommunications company in Washington, D.C. "If we can't generate revenue because everyone is sick, then we're jeopardizing everyone's