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Latest Lehman Brothers Items
Senate leaders reached agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown, according to a Republican senator who also said the House might vote first on the plan to speed its approval.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer had a prediction on Monday on how House Speaker John A. Boehner will proceed on the government shutdown: He'll cave, Mr. Schumer said.
With his Syrian expedition in jeopardy, President Obama pivoted back to the economy. "Everything I've done," he told ABC News on Sunday, "has been designed, No. 1, to stabilize the economy, get it growing again, start producing jobs again." He used a Rose Garden event on Monday marking the fifth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers to reiterate the message. "We've cleared away all the rubble from the financial crisis," said the president, "and we've begun to lay a new foundation for economic growth and prosperity." That's news to the millions in the unemployment lines.
Amid problems in Syria, a stalled immigration reform bill and other challenges, President Obama once again is pivoting to the economy in an effort to convince Americans that, without his policies, the nation would not have emerged from the 2008 financial meltdown.
On Monday, five years after the failure of Lehman Brothers and subsequent stock market crash brought the U.S. economy to depths from which it is still recovering, President Obama will address the nation from the Rose Garden.
The Standard & Poor's 500 crossed into record territory Thursday, beating a previous all-time high set in pre-financial-crisis days.
David Einhorn, the 44-year-old investor who attacked Apple Thursday, has a history of taking on companies and winning. But Apple is his biggest target yet.
Bank of America says it has agreed to pay $2.43 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit related to its acquisition of Merrill Lynch at the height of the financial crisis.
Judging by the stock market, you'd think the U.S. economy was back in party mode.