AIG bailout profits came with a price
The sale of AIG stock by the Treasury Department is a relief for many who worried taxpayers would lose more than $180 billion committed to the insurer. See full story.
TARP watchdog on Treasury, AIG, too-big-to-fail
As the Treasury Department unveils its plan to dramatically chop its stake in American International Group, the watchdog for the sweeping bank bailout program is still concerned that the firm hasn't been designated as "systemically" risky four years after the financial crisis. See full story.
Monday's biggest gaining and declining stocks
MarketWatch's daily rundown of shares making sizable moves in the U.S. stock market. See full story.
U.S. stocks steady ahead of Fed
U.S. stocks trade in a narrow range to begin the week, consolidating following multi-year highs, with expectations running high that the Federal Reserve will signal another round of bond-buying in the days ahead. See full story.
Euro optimism won't last for long
Markets are calm again, temporarily, But they seem to have forgotten that the German Parliament has an effective veto over the aid programs that have to be in place before the ECB can open up its heavy artillery, writes David Marsh. See full story.
Microsoft's launch of its new mobile software was highly consumer focused. But it should be focusing more on the obvious customer target: the corporate BlackBerry crowd, stuck waiting until next year for anything new. See full story.
Since the recession, companies avoided hiring new employees by pushing existing staff to work longer and harder. But experts say employers may have squeezed everything they can out of their workforce--and now have no choice but to start hiring. See full story.