Vikas Bajaj

Business Reporter for the New York Times

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The architects of the Bush Administration's  financial bailout  got a public grilling today from the Senate Banking Committee.

Prospects for a Federal Bailout of the Financial System

The architects of the Bush Administration's financial bailout got a public grilling today from the Senate Banking Committee.

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The stock markets tumbled again today—in Asia, Europe and the United States, where the three leading indicators are down 10% from highs posted only last month.

Stocks Dive Anew after More Bad News from Credit Market

The stock markets tumbled again today—in Asia, Europe and the United States, where the three leading indicators are down 10% from highs posted only last month.

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