Meeting with 12 executives representing small banks, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to press federal agencies to "cut some of the regulatory red tape" that may be limiting the ability of community bankers to lend more as the economy recovers.
President Barack Obama on Monday rebutted critics who say he isn't showing enough compassion toward black America, citing his health care effort as one example he says "will be hugely important" for blacks.
President Barack Obama says he and the first lady have relatives who are unemployed and suffering because of the economic crisis, but he's confident that 2010 will be a better year for the American people.
Barter is not new, but its use is picking up in lean times. With companies trimming costs in the recession, barter is a potential tool for either the business owner or financial manager to leverage a company's cash.