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President Barack Obama urged the nation's top financial regulators on Monday to move faster on new rules for Wall Street, telling them in a private White House meeting that they must work to prevent a repeat of the 2008 recession.
The nation's six largest banks reported $23 billion in profits in the second quarter, but they could end up victims of their own success.
When the Federal Reserve said this week that the economy could soon be strong enough to live with less of its stimulus, the markets threw their version of a tantrum.
With a $145 billion cash hoard, Apple could acquire Facebook, Hewlett-Packard and Yahoo and still have $10 billion left over.
The housing market is showing signs of life as home prices rise and mortgage-backed bonds return, but the revival may not gain full steam until regulators sort out one of the thorniest problems: the appropriate size of a down payment on a house.