Great Recession

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove EffectiveOn Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
D.C. Council Raises Tax For Wealthiest ResidentsAfter nearly three hours of angry debate, the D.C. Council voted Tuesday to raise income taxes for the district's wealthiest residents, a last-minute move intended to soften the blow of a previously approved new tax on municipal bonds.