Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Feb 1, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Six More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional five banks (
Jan 25, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Five More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional five banks (

Stiglitz, Stimulus, the Financial Sector and the Genie

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz stopped by New America this week to discuss his new book "Freefall", about our economic and financial crisis...
Jan 19, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Three More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional three banks (

Jobs and Policy

At the start of the new decade, one in every ten Americans is unemployed.
Jan 13, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

First Hearing for the FCIC

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, which was established to examine the causes of the economic

Fed Earns Money, TARP Loses It

The Federal Reserve announced, this morning, that it will transfer
Jan 11, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

One More FDIC Bank Closing

On January 8, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional bank (Horizon Bank) for a cost to the FDIC of about $540 billion. This brings...
Jan 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Laura Tyson Argues for Deficit Reduction

Laura Tyson, a former chair of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers, warned in a Bloomberg

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