It's round two today on Capitol Hill for the nation's top financial officers.
During a Senate hearing yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke described the state of U.S. financial markets as very fragile, unpredictable and worrisome.
Bernanke said quick action by Congress is urgently needed to stabilize the economy and avert serious consequences, including recession, higher unemployment and more home foreclosures.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson also warned the broader economy is threatened by the financial sector meltdown.
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