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BOTH SIDES: Is Romney "Better Off" After Conventions & Libya?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEliot Spitzer and Kellyanne Conway are asked: a) why did Obama got a 5 point "bounce" after both Conventions -- personality? policy? Michelle-Bill?; b) was Romney's attack on Obama during a foreign crisis a blip or blunder? Then: Are we "better off?" Are Chicago teachers and kids?

Geithner and Goldman, Thick as Thieves

Robert Scheer | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

With the general "no banker left behind" program pursued by Tim Geithner under both George W. Bush and Obama, the theory was that saving the banks would save the country. The first part worked out brilliantly, but the second act never occurred.

Paul Calello Steered Credit-Suisse Through the Financial Crisis

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

I was very saddened to hear of the death of Paul Calello, 49, the former CEO of Credit Suisse investment banking.

Hudson Castle: Lehman Brothers' Secret Debt Mule

New York Times | LOUISE STORY and ERIC DASH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was like a hidden passage on Wall Street, a secret channel that enabled billions of dollars to flow through Lehman Brothers. In the years befor...

Lehman Bankrutpcy: 'Repo 105,' Bank's 'Accounting Gimick,' Was Like 'A Drug,' Emails Show

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

** UPDATE: Scroll down to see Dylan Ratigan's segment ** The arcane "accounting gimmick" employed by Lehman Brothers as the firm failed in 2007 and...

Reports of Another Stock Market Fall this Fall Exaggerated

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

A quick survey of market catastrophes reveals that autumn is not only when the traditional harvest comes in, but also when we reap what we have sown -- whether it's corn or bad economic policy.

More On the Sky Falling

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

I'm usually just working on small business, but yesterday, as I went over the Sunday New York Times, I hit upon one piece by Ben Stein that struck a cord.

Why The Government Can't "Fix" the Crisis

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

In what was for many an unbelievable chain of events, markets started melting down, confidence shattered and believers in unregulated transactions realized something was very, very wrong.

The Government Stood Firm... Was It The Right Call?

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The decision not to risk taxpayer funds to save Lehman Brothers this weekend came just as the political appetite for bailouts had reached its limits i...

How Lehman's Bankruptcy, Merrill's Sale Will Affect Hollywood

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Don't bother trying to call anyone important in Hollywood on the phone this morning because showbiz bigwigs will be huddling with their business manag...

From One Disaster To Another

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The problem is everybody is writing down debt and these writedowns are what is leading to events like the Lehman collapse. There is no reason to think we are anywhere near done with these problems.

Greenspan: Tough decisions await in Lehman case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Without offering a recommendation, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Sunday the government faces tough choices as...

How Much Can The Government Do In The Credit Crisis?

Wall Street Journal | Jon Hilsenrath, David Enrich and Deborah Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Doing more could lead to other problems. Fed officials are wary of pushing short-term interest rates lower. At 2%, the federal-funds rate is 3.25 perc...

Will Lehman Brothers Be Bailed Out? Should It?

Wall Street Journal | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is it time for the government to help out Lehman Brothers Holdings? It has been all of two days since the Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac bailout was announce...

Wall Street ends lower on concerns over Lehman

AP | BY TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks tumbled Tuesday, nearly erasing the previous session's big gains, after fresh concerns about the stability of Lehman Brothers ...

Korean Development Bank In Hunt For Lehman Brothers

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea — State-owned Korea Development Bank has made a proposal to acquire 25 percent of U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers for as...

Possible Lehman Savior, Inflation Forecast Bump Stocks Up At End Of Week

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street capped a volatile week with sharp gains Friday as oil prices tumbled and after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said...

Wall Street pulls back as financials fall

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street retreated Monday after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac fell to their lowest levels in nearly 20 years on concerns that the gov...

CEOs At Risk: 10 Chiefs On The Chopping Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Making ends meet isn't getting any easier. The misery index - the sum of the inflation and unemployment rates - is at a 15-year high, with no relief i...

Lehman Brothers Up After Morgan Stanley's "Overweight" Rating

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley recommended investors buy Lehman Brothers (LEH.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) shares, setting a price ta...

S&P Cuts Goldman, Lehman Outlooks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Friday it cut its outlook on Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., saying volatile marke...

Profits At Goldman, Lehman Slashed In Half

MarketWatch | Greg Morcroft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street titans Lehman Bros. and Goldman Sachs, at the center of a credit storm swirling through the global financial markets, both said Tuesday th...