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Europe: Drop some financial system crutches

It is time to withdraw some of the policy measures that supported the financial system through the credit crunch, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet says. Full story

U.S. deficit sets October record of $176.4 billion

The U.S. government deficit hit a record for October as the new budget year began where the old one ended, with the government awash in red ink. Full story

Fixing The Financial System

  Searching for ways to fix the U.S. financial system, with Bob Pozen, MFS Investment Management chairman and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

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Britain downsizes bailed-out banking giants

Bernanke: Act now on financial overhaul

TARP auditor: Claims undermined program

Bernanke subdued on consumer protection role

Fed's steps to aid banking system raise risks

G-20 sticks with stimulus; no cap on bonuses

As banks repay bailout cash, U.S. sees a profit

Obama selects Bernanke for second Fed term

A better mood at Fed retreat: A year later, relief

Text of Fed Chairman Bernanke's comments


  Warren: Unemployment reflects govt. bail-out strategy

Nov. 6: Elizabeth Warren, head of the Congressional Oversight panel on TARP, says that the bail-out was focused on rescuing 'the top of the system,' and the everyday workers were considered less, reflected in the recent unemployment numbers.

  Conservative Dems to block health bill?

Nov. 6: Mississippi Congressman Gene Taylor, a member of the Blue Dog Democrats, joins a Morning Meeting panel to discuss the looming House vote on health care, as well as his intention to vote “no” on the legislation.

  Committee readies financial reform bill

Nov. 6: Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., and former New York Gov. Elliot Spitzer join msnbc’s Dylan Ratigan to discuss the Financial Services Committee’s continued markup of its legislation.

  Geithner: Pace of job loss has ‘slowed dramatically’

Nov. 1: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner discusses the White House’s assertion that 640,000 jobs have been created or saved by the $800 billion stimulus with NBC’s David Gregory on “Meet the Press.”

  Who are the best leaders in the U.S.?

Oct. 26: Former presidential adviser David Gergen and Mort Zuckerman of U.S. News and World Report discuss the magazine's annual study on America's best leaders.

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