What Wall Street investors like Bill Ackman, Bruce Berkowitz and John Paulson are looking for out of their very big bets on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac--as the President and top Republicans are trying to figure out how to shut Fannie and Freddie down.

Joel Friedman, vice president for federal fiscal policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discusses the impact of budget cuts on low-income families. He speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line."

Is everything they tell you wrong? A true look at unemployment vs employment and what really matters: growing population and a declining workforce.

How leveraged is the stock market? A look at the record margin debt level of the NYSE vs. the S&P and what America pays in interest on its loans.

In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu displays the slow move out of U.S. Treasuries by the Chinese government. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."

A look at how the government borrows money, how money works, how the biggest paper asset bubble is being created, and a simple explanation on gold price.

Washington stepped back from the abyss this week and the U.S. didn't face its first ever default...but the the man-made crisis still carries a cost to the economy and beyond. Here are the numbers on what the shutdown cost the economy

A look at why banks are being forced into creating the ultimate stock market bubble, and a look into past Equedia Letters to explain market performance.

The Federal Reserve begins circulating a brand new hundred-dollar bill today. The hundred-dollar bill is the most commonly counterfeited note of U.S. currency outside the U.S., but the newly redesigned bill could change all that: it's jam-packed with anti-counterfeiting features from hidden words to shifting 3-D images. Here are the need-to-know facts about the latest note of U.S. currency to get a facelift.