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Obama Proposes $4.1T Spending Plan in Final Budget

U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that laid out his priorities for fighting Islamic State, raising taxes on wealthy Americans and helping the poor.

Blankfein Sees Big Banks in Sound Health

Goldman Sachs's Lloyd Blankfein defended the financial health of the biggest banks, arguing that investors haven't accounted fully for the steps the industry has taken to fortify their balance sheets in the years since the financial crisis.

Faint Signs Of Hope For Brazil ETFs

Believe it or not, the iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF) (NYSE:EWZ) has traded higher over the past month and currently resides nearly 13 percent above its 52-week low.