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President Joe Biden speaks at the White House Conservation in Action Summit at the Department of the Interior on March 21, 2023, in Washington. Approval of Biden has dipped slightly since a month ago, nearing the lowest point of his presidency as his administration tries to project a sense of stability while confronting a pair of bank failures and inflation that remains stubbornly high. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which shows there have been modest fluctuations in support for Biden over the past several months. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Biden approval dips near lowest point: AP-NORC poll

- Associated Press

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing to examine the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, Wednesday, March 8, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Fed facing a blurrier outlook as it meets to weigh rate hike

- Associated Press

The Silicon Valley Bank logo is seen at an open branch in Pasadena, Calif., on March 13, 2023. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Army of lobbyists helped water down banking regulations

- Associated Press

Credit Suisse Chairman Axel Lehmann speaks during a press conference in Bern, Switzerland, Sunday, March 19, 2023. Banking giant UBS is acquiring its smaller rival Credit Suisse in an effort to avoid further market-shaking turmoil in global banking, Swiss President Alain Berset announced on Sunday. Sunday’s news conference by the Federal Council, the seven-member governing body that includes Berset, follows the collapse of two large U.S. banks last week that spurred a frantic, broad response from the U.S. government to prevent any further bank panics. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)

Credit Suisse, UBS shares plunge after takeover announcement

- Associated Press


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